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I couldnt move my arm. Slept on it. Why is that?

I couldnt move my arm. Slept on it. Why is that?

Nerve irritation: The position of your arm while sleeping probably either irritated a nerve, or cut off blood supply to the muscles which allow you to move your arm. This is common, as long as the sensation and movement normalizes within several minutes of waking up. If it does not return to normal, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my arm fall asleep when I put it in front of my head laying down on my stomach? Is it normal? Also why does my left arm feel like it wants to go to sleep when I fall asleep? Should I be worried?

Why does my arm fall asleep when I put it in front of my head laying down on my stomach? Is it normal?
Also why does my left arm feel like it wants to go to sleep when I fall asleep? Should I be worried?

May be nerve problem: If an arm falls asleep, goes numb or tingly, or has changes in circulation, just in certain positions of the arm, there may be compression of the nerves and/or blood vessels to that arm. A primary care doctor, neurologist, and physiatrist (physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor) can help figure this out. Sometimes special x-rays are done to see if there is a problem of the nerve at the spine. ...Read more

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My antecubical space is feeling very weak. My bicep hurts , I think I slept on it wrong . But I did for 12 hours . I can still move it around . But th?

My antecubical space is feeling very weak. My bicep hurts , I think I slept on it wrong . But I did for 12 hours . I can still move it around . But th?

Give it time: Give it a day or so, and if it is due to sleeping wrong, it will resolve itself. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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So I was sleeping on my right side, and I think I slept wrong or something because I woke up this morning and it hurts will that hurt my baby????

So I was sleeping on my right side, and I think I slept wrong or something because I woke up this morning and it hurts will that hurt my baby????

Get checked out : If you simply slept wrong you may have sore, aching muscles. This is not a serious problem. Unfortunately other, more serious problem should be excluded. Problems with the pregnancy could cause stomach or back pains. It's a good idea to get checked out by your obstetrician and a fetal ultrasound is probably warrant. ...Read more

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So recently my left wrist has been hurting when I move it forward and side it side. It isn't sowllen and I can move it. I don't know what to do.

So recently my left wrist has been hurting when I move it forward and side it side. It isn't sowllen and I can move it. I don't know what to do.

Tendonitis: Without a fall or trauma, it is likely a tendonitis, which should improve with anti inflammatories like motrin or advil (ibuprofen) and some ice daily. If you did fall on your wrist of hand, it is possible to break a bone, see an MD. If the rest, ice, compress and elevate (RICE) along with advil (ibuprofen) do not help within a week, I would se a doctor. Make sure you can use advil (ibuprofen) as it can aggravate health condition ...Read more

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Hi, I hit my elbow yesterday, and my hand has been numb since, but now the numbness is going up my arm. And every time I move it, it hurts really bad.

Hi, I hit my elbow yesterday, and my hand has been numb since, but now the numbness is going up my arm. And every time I move it, it hurts really bad.

Local measures first: You hit your ulnar nerve. Pain medicine such as Advil (ibuprofen) will help. Warm compresses may help as well. How long it takes for the pain and numbness to go away depends on how hard you hit it. If the symptoms start to subside within the next couple of days, then just be patient If it gradually gets worse, you will need to call your physician or a physiatrist. Fortunately, that is a less likely scen ...Read more

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I went to a chiropator for my neck cuz it was hurting me n now for the last week my left hand feels numb n feels like it fell asleep what should I do?

I went to a chiropator for my neck cuz it was hurting me n now for the last week my left hand feels numb n feels like it fell asleep what should I do?

No more chiro: Most likely you have compression of a nerve in your cervical spine, which manipulation did not help. Don't get more. You need a history and physical examination by a physician and probably spinal imaging. ...Read more

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I think i slept on my neck wrong when i turn my neck some ways ir hurts but my haed has a pain that dosent go away my head feels heavy is it muscle?

I think i slept on my neck wrong when i turn my neck some ways ir hurts but my haed has a pain that dosent go away my head feels heavy is it muscle?

Pulled muscle: Try using warm and cold compresses. Warm is either a heating pad or a wash cloth in the microwave until it gets Hot. Check the cloth on the back of the hand before you place this on the neck. Place this on the neck for 15 to 20 mins. Refresh when cold. Cold compresses: washcloth in a ice bath of water. Apply to neck and refresh when needed. Use Tylenol as well. Do the Compresses every hou ...Read more

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My chest hurts when i move my left arm around. Ive had this before and it was nothing but it hurts alot more this time?

My chest hurts when i move my left arm around. Ive had this before and it was nothing but it hurts alot more this time?

Likely muscles: If you are having chest pain related to moving your arm around, it is most likely muscles or bones. Seeing an internist who can check you out is a good idea to confirm this; they can also take a more detailed history and make sure there is nothing more concerning going on like heart or lung disease. ...Read more

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Why is it when i sleep on my stomach now it makes my chest hurt?

Why is it when i sleep on my stomach now it makes my chest hurt?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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I woke up so i couldn't stretch my left hand forward i could only press my fist and mowe with my forearm it was like freeze it took 10 sec what is it?

I woke up so i couldn't stretch my left hand forward i could only press my fist and mowe with my forearm it was like freeze it took 10 sec what is it?

Positional: Probably while sleeping muscle and/or ligaments contracted in a certain position for an extended period of time and took a few seconds to loosen.It wasn't a serious situation where it was so short lived. ...Read more

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Why is it that my pinkies get numb when i sleep?

Why is it that my pinkies get numb when i sleep?

Cubital tunnel: This is potentially from compressing your ulnar (funny bone) nerve at the elbow which is cubital tunnel syndrome. Try sleeping with your arms straight as bending the elbows stretches the ulnar nerve. ...Read more