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My hands an arms are goin numb at night while i sleep it wakes me up crying cause it hurts so bad what's wrong with me?

My hands an arms are goin numb at night while i sleep it wakes me up crying cause it hurts so bad what's wrong with me?

You need examination: This may be positional but no one can tell without examining you. You need to see an orthopedic or neurological surgeon to evaluate your repeating symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in most people's hands?

What causes numbness in most people's hands?

Carpal tunnel syndr: Is the most frequent cause, a pinched nerve over the medial wrist at the transverse carpal ligament. Sometimes associated with keyboard activities, and maybe an initial sign of diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more

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What medicine should I take for my hands numbness?

What medicine should I take for my hands numbness?

Varies: Most common cause of hand numbness is carpal tunnel syndrome due to nerve compression at inside wrist. There are, of course other reasons. Assuming the above, might benefit from vit b-6 100 mg twice daily, but larger amounts could be toxic. An anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen) might help. Best to see your doctor and get more precise idea of causation. ...Read more

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What do you think could cause numbness in my hands?

What do you think could cause numbness in my hands?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why are my hands numb in the morning?

Why are my hands numb in the morning?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. If the numbness persists, see a hand surgeon for an examination and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes hands to go numb at night?

What causes hands to go numb at night?

A couple of things: Wnat is your sleep position? Sleeping with the arms over the head, bent at the elbow or other positions can cause the hands to be numb or partially numb. You may have a neck problem and would depend on the positon of the neck and the type of pillow your have. I would see your pcp, neurologist or neurosurgeon or orthopedist and get checked out. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why my hands are so numb?

Can you tell me why my hands are so numb?

Lots of possiblities: Carpal tuunel, ulnar neuropathy, polyneuropathy, thoracic outlet syndrome, multiple sclerosis, hyperventilation, pareipheral vasuclar disease are all in the differential diagnosis. Need more information to narrow it down. Have you had a nerve conduction study? ...Read more

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How can I stop pain and numbness in hands?

How can I stop pain and numbness in hands?

See below: There are several common causes of hand numbness. The most common cause is carpal tunnel, but you may also can neuropathy. See your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How come my hands always go numb at night?

How come my hands always go numb at night?

Which part?: The most common reason for this would be carpal tunnel in which case your 1st 3 or 4 fingers would go numb. Try a carpal tunnel splint at night for a while. It is possible you might need an injection in your wrist. See a pmr doctor or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of numbness in hands?

What is the main cause of numbness in hands?

Carpal Tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is probably the most common cause of "numbness in the hands". This occurs when the median nerve gets compressed in the wrist. Other causes include compression of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves in the wrist, elbow or arm. Compression of the nerves leaving the neck and peripheral neuropathy are also common cause of numbness. ...Read more

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My hands will go numb , what could cause it ?

My hands will go numb ,  what could cause it ?

Anxiety: When you are stressed, holding your stress in your chest and breathing too shallow and thus too rapidly your carbon dioxide levels change and this hand numbness is a common result. This is about your stress. ...Read more

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I can't feel my hands its like there numb what can I do?

I can't feel my hands its like there numb what can I do?

Maybe carpal tunnel: Most common explanation is a pinched nerve at the inner wrist due to repetitive keyboard activity, but you might possess other nerve or vascular explanations. See a hand specialist and get some answers. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness in hands off and on for weeks?

What to do if I have numbness in hands off and on for weeks?

Tingling numbness : in the hands can be a variety of things for the most common thing is carpal Tunnel. Early treatment for this can be night time splintingas long as the splints are not too tight use of over-the-counter anti-inflammatories and avoidance of provocative positioning such as extremes of flexion and extension this is often a good start if it continues or becomes constantthen you should talk to primary ...Read more

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Why does my insides feel shaky? And my hands keep going numb

Why does my insides feel shaky? And my hands keep going numb

Need more info: Hi. Sorry, but we can't guess at things like this. We have no information on you, no medical history, no medications you take, etc. We don't even know your age! You should see your doc for a thorough evaluation and diagnostic tests. That is your best chance. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why is my hand numb and painful?

Why is my hand numb and painful?

I do NOT KNOW, BUT..: Having your hand be numb and painful is not normal, and could be caused by many issues including but not limited to a nerve impingement injury causing those symptoms, so you need to see a Dr. to get it evaluated and diagnosed so the appropriate treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does my hand keep going numb?

Why does my hand keep going numb?

Squeezed nerves: Often carpal tunnel syndrome (nerve compressed in wrist) or ulnar nerve entrapment (at the funnybone area) can cause this...It is quite common. Also pinched nerve in the neck area can cause numbness to hands/fingers as well.
It is difficult to accurately tell what you have based on the limited info you provided. Consult doc for an evaluation/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a cure to hand numbness?

Is there a cure to hand numbness?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the numbness and how long its been there. ...Read more

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Why do my hands become numb after sex?

Why do my hands become numb after sex?

Positional: Hyperflexion or hyperextension of the wrist increases the pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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What can I do to address hand numbness?

What can I do to address hand numbness?

Hand numbness: A good way to determine the cause of hand numbness is to give this information to your medical provider (location, duration, mitigating factors) and if needed, have nerve conduction testing. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause- feel free to learn about this while you are thinking about this. ...Read more

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Does bilateral hand numbness have a cure?

Does bilateral hand numbness have a cure?

Varies: It really depends on the cause, as there are multiple potential possibilities. Things like carpal tunnel syndrome do have a pretty simple fix, whereas conditions like a sensory neuropathy do not but can be managed with medications, consider being seen. A nerve conduction test may also be of benefit. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in lips and hands?

What can cause numbness in lips and hands?

See a neurologist: If symptoms have persisted for a long time without remission, peripheral neuropathy is possible. You may need ncv/emg test. ...Read more

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What can I do about lingering hand numbness?

What can I do about lingering hand numbness?

Nerve irritation: Ongoing complaints of tingling in the hand is commonly associated with nerve irritation like carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome. See a neurologist and hand surgeon for assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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What can the numbness in my right hand mean?

Hand numbness: It may be compression of a nerve that innvervates the hand muscles, such as of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example. However, your doctor will need to examine you to make a more accurate diagnosis since the nerves innervate different muscles of the hand. Then a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Carp tunnel syndrome: Numbness of the hands can be due to carpal tunnel syndrome/or nerve damage at the wrist, especially if you spend a lot of time on the computer. It is also can be due to radiculopathy/or nerve damage around the spine. Polyneuropathy is also a possibility. It is very important that you see neurologist and have a few tests done, especially emg, electromyography. ...Read more

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What could be some causes for my hand numbness?

What could be some causes for my hand numbness?

Carpal Tunnel Syndro: Most numbness in the hand is from pressure on the median nerve at the wrist causing carpal tunnel syndrome. Most patients will have intermittent numbness at first, often at night or while reading or driving. Other causes can be cubital tunnel syndrome, diabetic neuropathy or other forms of neuropathy. ...Read more

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What causes when you have numbness in right hand?

What causes when you have numbness in right hand?

Nerve issues: There is a wide range of causes, commonly carpal-tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, radiculopathy with a pinched nerve in the neck and rarely brain problems such as stroke, ms ... A neurologist can sort this out. ...Read more

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What is causing the numbness in my hands and feet?

What is causing the numbness in my hands and feet?

Diabetes?: You should see a physician. The numbness could be from uncontrolled diabetes. It also could be a neck injury or a reaction to a medication. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hand numbness after a massage?

Is it normal to have hand numbness after a massage?

See below: Putting too much pressure on a nerve can cause numbness. Usually these symptoms will improve within a day or 2. See your doctor if still having numbness in a week. ...Read more