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Sleeping On Arm Nerve Damage
Pinched nerve in the spine can cause temp face paralysis Bell Palsy? Started sleeping on right side and started moving left face.Inflammation? Chiro?
Facial nerve: bells palsy is caused by compression or inflammation of the facial nerve. The nerve starts in the brain stem and exists skull away from the spine. In my opinion a cervical spine problem would be an unusual cause of Bell's palsy. Don't think cervical manipulation with a chiropractor would be very beneficial for this condition. ...Read more
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
Ulnar & median nerve: Yes, if you have both ulnar nerve and median nerve conditions, you may have twitching all over your hand, although the ulnar nerve alone supplies most of the hand muscles, and that is probably enough. Watch where you set your elbow. http://www.neurocuro.com/peripheral-nerve-entrapment/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Your Doctor: Nerve "falling asleep" are usaully a compression phenomenon in which prolonged pressure blocks the nerve pathway temporarily, this is called by doctors a "neuropraxia", if not associated with compression, it may be a sign of a neuropathy developing. Your doctor may order an emg/ncs test, to determine cause and prognosis. It is usually not serious in young patients. See your doctor if it persist. ...Read more
Middle fingers on right is almost 100% numb and has an injury on rotator cuff on shoulder of opposite arm. Could numbness be from compensating for pain or from injury itself?
My whole right shoulder hand left hand fall asleep going numb on me neck pain could it be a pinched nerve in my neck?
Pinched nerve: Yes, most likely a pinched nerve although there are several possible causes. You should start be seeing your primary care doctor. You may only need physical therapy to relieve the pressure on the nerve but may need more extensive treatments and, much less often, surgery to correct the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad habit of sleeping on arm. Causing shoulder pain, arm numbness, upper chest / collar bone tenderness. Neuropathy? What to do during sleep? Also pt?
Sleeping on your arm: Puts a great deal of pressure on your rotator cuff and drives the cuff up into your shoulder blade and collarbone. It is akin to someone clamping you thigh for eight hours it is going to hurt. Furthermore your ac joint also can become inflamed. Finally the nerves in you arm get stretched and irritated. Try sleeping in a recliner, wear a shoulder immobilizer, or sleep with your back supported. ...Read more
Tapping by clavicle, neck muscle makes my arm tingle. Emg and brachial plexus were normal. Pressing on shoulders and stretching arms can tingle too?
Pinched nerve in neck going on 48hrs. Only left side in neck, shoulder, arm. Arm is also partially asleep/numb feeling. When to see a Dr?!
Hit my head and injured neck. Hurts at base of skull. Face numb and tongue numb on right side. Could this be damage or facial/cranial nerve?
I've had numbness , leg pain, eye twitching on left side body only and can't sleep on back without arm going numb and leg hurting in calf area? Why?
As above : U have multiple question and it is good to see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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