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A 25-year-old male asked:

My arm and shoulder go numb before i fall asleep. is therea correlation between arm and shoulder numbness, weakness and tmj or from psychological medicalwithdrawal sleep deprivation?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
Could be a host: Of things including a pinched nerve. Best to be evaluated by your pcp first. Hope this helps.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
See doctor: It sounds like you have several things going on. Lack on sleep can cause many problems. I hope you are working with a doctor on the withdrawal. Possible pinched nerve. See your doctor for an evaluation and find out what is going in. Good luck.
Dr. Mike Deldar
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes there is: There is a possibility. Try to find a neuromuscular dentist in your area to help you. Also have a sleep study done.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Unrelated symptoms: A myriad of unrelated symptoms. See your MD for a complete evaluation.

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