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I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?

I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?

Carpal tunnel?: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause numbness of the fingers...Usually the thumb, index, middle and one-half of the ring finger. This problem is often caused by repetitive movements of the hands or wrists. See a physician for more information and treatment options. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How bad is it to keep waking up with numb limb from sleeping on it. After wake, movement feeling came back .... ?

How bad is it to keep waking up with numb limb from sleeping on it. After wake, movement feeling came back  .... ?

Numb Limb: You are somehow cutting off the blood supply to the nerves that supply the limb. Most likely by compressing the nerve. Try to sleep in different positions or put pillow between yur legs or under your arm. Typically this should not cause any long term problems provided it only happens with you lay on it funny and resolves immediately when you change positions. ...Read more

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Hello dr's. Is there is any management to releave numbness of upper and lower limb s?

Hello dr's. Is there is any management to releave numbness of upper and lower limb s?

Numbness: Hello, there are various treatments to help resolve your numbness. It begins with a detailed evaluation and an appropriate treatment plan. Step number 1 is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause hand numbness in the middle of my sleep?

What could cause hand numbness in the middle of my sleep?

Carpal tunnel synd.: There a re many potential causes, but by far the most common is carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). Cts is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist and many patients wake up with hand numbness. Usually initial treatment is a night spilint. If this does not work, surgery may be indicated. Thanks. ...Read more

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I am having numbness of limbs and chest pain? What should I do?

I am having numbness of limbs and chest pain? What should I do?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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At the time of sleeping my two ears are numbness or tingling why?

At the time of sleeping my two ears are numbness or tingling why?

Tingling ears: Assuming you do not meaning ringing...Tingling ears possibly from laying on the nerves that exit the skull to give rise to sensation of the ear...If you mean ringing..Important to know whether it is dependent on laying down or dependent on sleeping..Laying down may increase pressure in brain...In prole with pseudo tumor cerebri or brain tumors this is not uncommon. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden numbness and or tingling in limbs?

What could be the cause of sudden numbness and or tingling in limbs?

Limb numbness: It will help if you specify whether this is only in 1 limb, only upper or lower limbs, or all limbs. If the numbness/tingling is sudden and in all 4 limbs, then the most likely cause is either hyperventilation or simple anxiety, which may however be severe. Symptoms in 1 limb could be a stroke, nerve injury, or vascular problem. In the upper or lower limbs this could be a spinal nerve problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have frequent arm numbness while sleeping. Could this be dangerous?

What to do if I have frequent arm numbness while sleeping. Could this be dangerous?

Not dangerous: More likely it is pinching of nerve in arm or neck area which occurs by the position of arm or neck. You may see a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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