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My hands and feet are falling asleep often and in positions that are normal. Is it poor circulation? What can I do to stop this?

My hands and feet are falling asleep often and in positions that are normal. Is it poor circulation? What can I do to stop this?

Many things: Dysesthesia or tingling in the hands in feet can be due to a problem with blood supply, but also can be due to nerve problems. I would suggest a careful exam and discussion with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have constant muscle twitching all over my body like a heartbeat under my skin and recently having problems with my hands and feet falling asleep?

I have constant muscle twitching all over my body like a heartbeat under my skin and recently having problems with my hands and feet falling asleep?

Out of Whack!!!??: You need a pe to find if you have a systemic or muscular disorder. If all the testing is normal then you most likely are having myofascial muscular disease. Not dangerous but will corrupt you well-being. Begin a self-care wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, self/pro massage, chiropractor, heat, epsom soaking, stretching. I use acupuncture! ...Read more

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2 weeks RS hand & foot falling asleep, and mouth novacaine feeling to now 3 weeks of vertigo feeling. Any ideas? Should I get medical attention?

2 weeks RS hand & foot falling asleep, and mouth novacaine feeling to now 3 weeks of vertigo feeling. Any ideas? Should I get medical attention?

Seek Help Now: Please seek medical attention immediately. The symptoms you are experiencing are not usual and require medical evaluation. They can mean so many things, so it's not prudent to diagnose you without a full medical history and examination. ...Read more

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Past week, novacaine feeling right side lip & tongue. Right hand & foot tingly, falling asleep feeling & top of head tingling. Should I be concerned?

Past week, novacaine feeling right side lip & tongue. Right hand & foot tingly, falling asleep feeling & top of head tingling. Should I be concerned?

Yes.: Yes. While transient numbness is usually nothing to worry about, numbness that persists this long may be a sign of serious illness. You should consult a physician. ...Read more

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My left hand keeps falling asleep. I have syringomyelia diagnosed age 4 (13 now) I tweaked my back while in the pool last week both knees became stiff the full length of both my legs were tingly/tender and my left foot was asleep. My neurosurgeon released

My left hand keeps falling asleep. I have syringomyelia diagnosed age 4 (13 now) I tweaked my back while in the pool last week both knees became stiff the full length of both my legs were tingly/tender and my left foot was asleep. My neurosurgeon released

Nerve compression: Your symptoms sound like more than muscle strain and are consistent with compression or injury to the spinal cord or major spinal nerves possibly from a herniated disc in the lumbar area. Without more information regarding location of your syringomyelia, it is hard to say if that is related. You need to be seen on an urgent basis and may need MRI. Your neurosurgeon knows you best. ...Read more

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My mom's hands keep falling asleep out of no where she is 47 what could be causing this?

My mom's hands keep falling asleep out of no where she is 47 what could be causing this?

Nerve impingement: She is having some sort of nerve impingement. Depending on which part of the hand is going numb. She needs to see her physician and be evaluated so that the proper tests and referrals can be made. ...Read more

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My left-hand keep "falling asleep" when iits not being active. Why is it doing this? It's been happening for about 4 days

My left-hand keep "falling asleep" when iits not being active. Why is it doing this? It's been happening for about 4 days

Possible CT Syndrome: Usually this happened mostly at night your hand wake you up and it is numb and you have to shake out, if that what happen most likely this a sign of carpel tunnel syndrome. Check it out. ...Read more

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Why do my hands hurt and keep falling asleep?

Why do my hands hurt and keep falling asleep?

problem neck/back: If both hands (the whole hand) have this recurrent issue, there could be something very wrong with your neck or upper back. Nerve compression problems often manifest with numbness or pain in hands/arms. ...Read more

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Help docs! My hands and my foots are always falling asleep. Why?

Help docs! My hands and my foots are always falling asleep. Why?

Tingling: Hand and feet tingling, can be nerve damage or neuropathy. Need to talk this over with your doctor as there are many causes of neuropathy and several respond to therapy very well. ...Read more

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Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Nerve: Source of your symptoms could be at wrist, elbow, shoulder, neck, perhaps due to nerve compression, but maybe an evolving peripheral neuropathy. Get this checked out, as most of these problems are fully reversible. ...Read more

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Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Why dose it feel like my hands are always falling asleep hands fell all numb and tingly?

Perhaps a nerve: You may have acquired carpal tunnel syndrome, which can be associated with keyboard and computer activity. This is due to inflammation of the median nerve at the inner wrist. See a hand specialist. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me what I should do? My left hand keeps falling asleep, can anybody tell me why?

Can someone tell me what I should do? My left hand keeps falling asleep, can anybody tell me why?

Median neuropathy: It could be median nerve problem. Need to see a neurologist for eval and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my arms and hands keep falling asleep? Could this be something serious?

Why do my arms and hands keep falling asleep? Could this be something serious?

Yes: Your arms going to sleep could be due to a pinched nerve in your neck and may be treatable with some pt and meds. I would get it checked out with your doc. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my hands from falling asleep?

How can I prevent my hands from falling asleep?

Sleeping hands: It sounds like you are having tingling in your hands, this is often related to nerve problems in the hands, carpal tunnel syndrome is one form of this. You cannot prevent this if it is happening, but you can see your physician for testing to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hands falling asleep for no reason?

What is the cause of hands falling asleep for no reason?

Must be a reason.: Hands actually do not fall asleep without any reason. There is a good reason but it cannot be known without understanding more about your symptoms. When does it occur, when does it not occur? What part of the hand is affected? Is there any muscle weakness? Is the r hand as affected as the left? At the end of the day carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve injury are the most common causes. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I go to about my hands falling asleep?

What kind of doctor should I go to about my hands falling asleep?

Several reasons: Could be neurological from carpal tunnel to other nerve compressions in the arm shoulder or neck. If this occurs with color changes it might be a vascular issue possibly raynauds syndrome since ther are some other more serious possibilities too you better talk to a physical medicine or orthopedic specialist about it. ...Read more

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I have the feeling of electricity on the inside of my hand under thumb similar to hand falling asleep feeling. What is this?

I have the feeling of electricity on the inside of my hand under thumb similar to hand falling asleep feeling. What is this?

May be neuropathy: This may be carpal tunnel syndrome, especially if you do a lot of repetitive movements with your hand (keyboard, tools). I would suggest that you see a neurologist who can do a nerve conduction study which can determine if there is damage. ...Read more