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I Always Have Stiff Fingers On Waking Up What Is The Cause
Several: The most common causes of hand morning stiffness are early osteoarthritis and stenosing flexor tenosynovitis (trigger finger). When we lay down flat, the fluid from our chest and belly distribute to our hands and feet. Inflammation enhances this affect, and can exacerbate symptoms related to arthritis and tendonitis in the morning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tingling/numbness in my throat. Feels like when your hand/foot falls asleep and then is waking up. What could cause this?
When i get up in the morning my left hand feels swollen when i bend my fingers but it doesn't look swollen what causes this? Is this of concern?
See a rheumatologist: You need to be properly diagnosed and you need to determine whether the swelling is generalized or really just limited to your joints. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
When i wake up in the morning my back and muscle be very stiff i can barely move can u tell me what is the cause of this matter please.
Muscles or spine: If the stiffness loosens up after being up and about for a while, i wonder if your mattress is the problem. You're too young to have osteoarthritis of the spine which is a common cause of morning back discomfort, but if your symptom doesn't improve or worsens, have your physician check your back. ...Read more
The top of my feet always ache. By the end of the day, I can hardly walk. They feel very stiff. Any idea what this could be?
R/O METATARSALGIA: METATARSALGIA is the pain in the bones on the top of the foot,the air cast for post op may have inflamed them. Follow up with your Doctor to get repeat X-rays and potentially an MRI to better define the anatomy and evalute for stress fracture. You also should have labs checked TFTS/VitD / B12/Folate. Topical voltaren (diclofenac) gel and tramadol for pain if SX persist ORTHO FOOT SPECIALIST EVAL ...Read more
My left ankle/foot is always in pain when i flex it especially when i wake up in the morning. What seems to be the cause of this? Answers appreciated.
You should not : Be in pain. There are many possibilities and hence a good exam with an ankle specialist is recommended. It is difficult to say from what y ou tell if the issue is with the bone or soft tissue. ...Read more
I have hand numbness while sleeping what the reason of that i wake up in the night and entire my hand has numbness im not sure which hand but i think both. Is that because of my work?
Had carpal tunnel surgery back in 2009 and my fingers and arm are still going numb and wake me up out of my sleep... What could this be?
New exam. Maybe EMG: A new examination by a physician who specializes in nerve pain (dysesthesias) is warranted. The key would be to perform a physical exam and history to try to differentiate the cause. Electrodiagnostic studies (EMG) may be indicated to evaluate specific nerves. Get eval with neurologist, physiatrist, or hand surgeon to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the reason the bottom of my feet and wrist hurt when I wake up in the morning. Hurts to walk and move.Goes away but comes back if I sit
Slow down....: Although there might be other possibilities for your pain, at the top of the list would be an irritation or an inflammation of tissue located in the arch area. These fascial tissues are generally more painful, towards the heel area of the arch. The first step is to have the diagnosis confirmed by a physician. Based on your activity history and foot mechanics, a treatment plan can be designed. ...Read more
I always have back aches when i wake up in the morning. This ache wears off during the day. What is the cause? What is the treatment?
I woke up to the back of my head feeling as though it fell asleep, what could cause this and should I be worried?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I fell asleep with my hand hanging out of bed, and I have woke up with pain inside my elbow mainly when its straighy i can bend it. What is wrong?
Possible: Subluxed radial head out of annular ligament. Consider seeing an osteopathic primary care doc who can do a simple maneuver to replace it or order x rays and do physical exam to diagnose any other issues it may be. Best of luck! ...Read more
Good morning Doctor, I am wondering what is the root cause of swelling in my fingers and toes? The inflammation often moves around and I wake up to it
Inflammation: Would definitely suggest seeing your physician as soon as possible. If the swelling results in significant stiffness in am, non- specific inflammation is most likely the cause. While some of the conditions are self limited, some others are not and diagnosing them as early as possible will be critical. ...Read more
I have raynaud's disease. But I have noticed that my fingers swell when i wake up really bad.And i get sores on the tip of my fingers and on the sides?
When I wake up my entire arm is in a pretty bad pain while feeling kind of numb and my finger tips feel tingly. What could be the reason?
It depends: Often an arm that is in pain with numbness and tingling after awakening meant that you slept on it, causing a decrease in blood flow and/or a compression of one of the nerves in the arm. If this is the case, it should resolve on its own. However, with your history of diabetes, this could be neuropathic pain if your diabetes is not well controlled. A visit with your doctor may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always wake up with pain in the calves. What could it be? Maybe it depends in the shoes i wear?
Sounds like cramping: Are you taking a statin drug for cholesterol reduction ? You might get some relief if you try taking 200mg of co q 10 daily.. You might also get some relief if you eat a banana before retiring (for potassium) if cramping persists, seek medical help.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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