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Aching Arms While Sleeping
What can cause neck pain and numbness in hands while sleeping. While working I have twisting of fingers and restless legs while resting.
Neck problems: It is very possible that the root if your numbness, tingling and lack of strength of upper extremities and hands is on the neck. High and hard pillows may exacerbate it while in bed. Make a consult to a chiropractor or medical doctor regarding your neck contracture and pain. Use a soft pillow or none at all. Relax your neck when you work at the office, using a tall seat whenever possible. ...Read more
Recently I have trouble sleeping due to widespread aches and pains in neck back arms wrists elbows and knees. I wake feeling exhausted and stiff.
First thing see MD: Hello, it sounds like there is a general medical condition causing aches. Viral illnesses can cause this, also lyme disease, etc... I would recommend seeing a general md first and getting labs that can help find culprit if you don't get better within a week or you get worse. Motrin-like anti-inflammatory can treat your symptoms. ...Read more
45/f. Arm & hand pain while sleeping. Also wake up w/ arms tingling from arms falling asleep during night. Pain also wakes me up at night. ?
Possible Carpal Tun: There are other possibilities, but the most likely cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is the result of compression of the median nerves at the wrists and it is common for people to wake up to "shake out the numbness." i would recommend that you see a neurologist, but while you are waiting you can ice the wrists, try otc ibuprofen, and buy carpal tunnel splints for nighttime. ...Read more
Pain shooting down arms and out fingers, numbness on both arms while sleeping. Pain continues all day upon waking. Bear hug feeling all day.
Muscle pain in both arms & legs, legs feel antsy when i lay down, arms feel numb and fingers tingaly at times, tired, frequent headaches. Any ideas?
List is long: The list of possible causes is very long. Psychological, endocrine, neurologic, electrolyte imbalance, muscular issues to name just a few. If symptoms persist, best to see your doctor for evaluation of your symptoms. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Let us know how things turn out. Dr. R ...Read more
Possibly RLS: It may be restless legs syndrome (rls), if you have an urge to move them which gets better with movement ; worse with rest. Please see a sleep medicine specialist to determine if it is truly RLS ; to adequately treat it. Until then, try to keep hydrated, do gentle leg stretches prior to bedtime, avoid caffeine, and try to regularize your bedtime. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Numb: Nerves are electical wires with circuits which fingers sthumb to 1/2 4th finger on palm median nerve, same pattern on top radial nerve, 5th andq 1/2 4th is ulnar. . May be bend wrist or elbow compressing nerve while sleep. Could come from spinal cord at cervical area. There are tsts to determine area of " short" if severe. Could try cock up brace for wrist or keep elbow straight by using pillow. ...Read more
No: The only organ in the body that really sleeps is the brain. "My arm is asleep" is just an expression referring to the pins-and-needles sensation that one sometimes has, usually as a result of the limb being in an awkward position. If the tingling is frequent or constant, it could be a sign of problems with the nerves in your legs or arms. If this is the case, you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hips sway too much while walking (like females)
I drag my legs while walking causing pain
my thighs rub each other while walking causing rashes?
Many causes: This can be caused by a variety of syndromes, including muscle weakness, muscular dystrophy, myopathy, neuropathy, spinal cord injury, brain injury and similar. A neurologist or physiatrist can usually diagnose the problem after a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower leg throbbing pain all the time. shaky legs aftr 20mins exercising. heavy upper arms. dont feel like moving legs and arms much. dont feel rested?
Not uncommon: Most often this is associated with pinched nerves at wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome), but could be compressing nerves at elbow or even shoulders (thoracic outlet), and it would be beneficial to get this diagnosed. See your doctor but also, try wearing wrist splints at night and see if it helps. ...Read more
My hands keep falling asleep while I'm sleeping, even when I'm laying flat on my back with nothing pinching my arms or hands. Now my knuckles hurt. ?
Sore calves and cramps after resting whether it's sitting or sleeping. Also, while in bed or legs start twitching. Slightly swollen without injury.
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