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Legs tingle in bed at night.

Legs tingle in bed at night.

Have exam done: It could be from the spine as you do change the position of the spine when you lay down. The other is blood flow problem. Most people complain of pain but others can complain of numbness or tingling. Have it examined and be treated the right way. ...Read more

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Hot feet at night can't sleep?

Hot feet at night can't sleep?

Neuropathy?: You may have neuropathy, which can be caused by diabetes, vitamin deficiency, or other things. You should see your doctor to be checked. You may need blood tests and/or an EMG (electromyogram). In the meantime, try uncovering your feet at night to see if this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Hand and feet can: swell when you sleep
fluid that is extracellular fluid redistributes
when you sleep . Diet salt and some medical conditions that affect water retention may influence this . A salty meal is a common cause unless other health issues exist. Muscle action during the day helps t keep this fluid out of the tissues as it aids venous return. When you sleep the osmotic gradient favors swollen soft tissu ...Read more

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Wakening up at night coughing can't beath now feet are swollen ?

Wakening up at night coughing can't beath now feet are swollen ?

Doctor ASAP: If you're having a sudden change in your breathing - 911 to the hospital immediately. If the breathing problems have been gradual over days to weeks, especially if it's worse when lying down and you notice your feet swollen, we worry about the heart having trouble pumping (and fluid is backing up in the lungs and the rest of your body). Time to see your doctor asap to get examined. ...Read more

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My hands swell up at night and also my wrist and finger ache?

My hands swell up at night and also my wrist and finger ache?

Arthritis: Hi. Several autoimmune arthritis's get worse at night and are worse upon waking, then get better during the course of the day, only to repeat the cycle the next night. These include psoriatic arthritis (do you have psoriasis?) and rheumatoid arthritis. See your doc; you may need a referral to a rheumatologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Get checked: This can be a concerning constellation of symptoms and it would be wise to schedule a visit with your primary care doctor. It may not be anything serious, but better to be safe. ...Read more

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45/f. Arm & hand pain while sleeping. Also wake up w/ arms tingling from arms falling asleep during night. Pain also wakes me up at night. ?

45/f. Arm & hand pain while sleeping. Also wake up w/ arms tingling from arms falling asleep during night. Pain also wakes me up at night. ?

Possible Carpal Tun: There are other possibilities, but the most likely cause for your symptoms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is the result of compression of the median nerves at the wrists and it is common for people to wake up to "shake out the numbness." i would recommend that you see a neurologist, but while you are waiting you can ice the wrists, try otc ibuprofen, and buy carpal tunnel splints for nighttime. ...Read more

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Night sweats, sore wrists , tingling in feet , hands feel weak and not often but when i grab something my hand cramps up is this carpal tunnel ?

Night sweats, sore wrists , tingling in feet , hands feel weak and not often but when i grab something my hand cramps up is this carpal tunnel ?

Not typical: Carpal tunnel is isolated to the wrists and is not typically associated with night sweats or tingling in the feet. It sounds as if you need a physical exam and laboratory testing to figure out the cause of your symptoms, . ...Read more

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Hands itch really bad especially at night?

Hands itch really bad especially at night?

Try lotion first: Could be simply dry hands, and when your mind is not busy you notice it more. Try applying lotion or vaseline to your hands for a week and see if it helps. If it does not, see a dermatologist to look for other causes. ...Read more

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Arms and hands going completely lifeless numb at night when asleep all fingers and thumb. When wake can't lift arm for 30 seconds. Advice please?

Arms and hands going completely lifeless numb at night when asleep all fingers and thumb. When wake can't lift arm for 30 seconds. Advice please?

Consultation,EMG/NCT: Bilateral hand numbness can be commonly caused by either systemic issues like diabetes, vitamin deficiencies etc or can be due to peripheral causes like nerve compressions in the neck, elbow or hand. See your pcp who will refer you to a neurologist. After the investigations you will get referred to a hand specialist if you have ulnar or median nerve compressions for surgical release procedures. ...Read more

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Do fingers go numb at night with diabetes?

Do fingers go numb at night with diabetes?

Yes: Not uncommon for diabetics, especially type ii, to develop carpal tunnel syndrome, which could awaken from sleep. Other nerve problems could be present, so see your endocrinologist, and consider EMG study. ...Read more

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Arms are falling asleep at night and it's very painful afterwards?

Arms are falling asleep at night and it's very painful afterwards?

Tight clothing?: Be careful with the clothing you wear to bed. It appears that you are compressing your nerves under your armpit. Pressing on these nerve bundle can cause loss of feeling, loss of the ability to use your arms and a "pins and needles" feeling. Usually when you remove the pressure the feeling returns to your arms, sometime with a burning pain. Seek help if this continunes. ...Read more

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Why do feet swell up at night?

Why do feet swell up at night?

Swelling in Feet: As you stand walk and move around during the day gravity pulls blood down and pools in feet and ankles. Compression hose help and elevation at night. ...Read more

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Lately my hands and feet will fall asleep alot, it even will wake me up at night ?

Lately my hands and feet will fall asleep alot, it even will wake me up at night ?

See below: Tingling hands, feet, or both is an extremely common and bothersome symptom. Such tingling can sometimes be benign and temporary. For example, it could result from pressure on nerves when your arm is crooked under your head as you fall asleep. Or it could be from pressure on nerves when you cross your legs too long. In either case, the "pins and needles" effect -- which is usually painless -- is s. ...Read more

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Recurring myalgia at night waking me up early morning. muscles below knee and ankle become stiff and feel weak. resolves gradually in the day. clues?

Recurring myalgia at night waking me up early morning. muscles below knee and ankle become stiff and feel  weak. resolves gradually in the day. clues?

Evaluation is needed: We need a lot more information and you need an a valuation to see if you have swollen joints like the knees or ankles. During the night some people with inflammatory threaded get stiff and feel the stiffness in the morning and improved as the day goes on. You need a definite evaluation and diagnosis by your physician and a rheumatologist ...Read more

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I have a stiff neck all the time, my thumb and next two fingers go numb at night when i sleep occasionally?

I have a stiff neck all the time, my thumb and next two fingers go numb at night when i sleep occasionally?

Nerve pinch: A stiff neck could be muscular or you might have some arthritis. Numbness of thumb and next fingers could be from a pinch nerve in your neck or carpal tunnel syndome (nerve pinch of the nerve at the wrist). There are other things but these two are common. Start with simple stretches to your neck and upper back, a beginner yoga class might help. See your doctor if no resolution, physical therapy. ...Read more

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I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?

I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?

Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My hands get stiff at night. What can I do?

My hands get stiff at night. What can I do?

Stiff hands: You may want to discuss with your primary care physician who may refer you to see a rheumatologist or a hand surgeon. This sounds like arhtritis but this may be primary (from repetive use) or secondary to some other process rheumatoid, psoriasis, etc. Which should be treated. ...Read more

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My little pinky is getting stiff and lots of pain had a X-ray and it is not Brocken but it hurts so much also my hands getting stiff at night?

FOLLOW UP: If there is no trauma to your finger, you may be developing a type of arthritis. If this persists, follow up with your PCP who can do some lab tests to check for different types of arthritis (such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus) with lab tests and further studies. ...Read more

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I injured my forearms wrist and top of hand down the thumbs, both arms right side hurts worse, constant pain, stiffness at night, cant care for baby,?

I injured my forearms wrist and top of hand down the thumbs, both arms right side hurts worse, constant pain, stiffness at night, cant care for baby,?

Hand and Arm Pain: Sounds like you are having an awful time with your hands and arms. I suggest you be seen by a Family Doctor and be evaluated for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. This can often occur during pregnancy. You need to have your thyroid checked and get what are called nerve conduction tests to see if there is damage to the nerves in your arms and hands. Good luck, get well soon. ...Read more

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F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

F, 37. Joint pain, stiffness for 3 months. Numb hand in morning. Morning stiffness & hand numbness improved if I drink wine night before. Significant?

Carpal tunnel?: Your hand numbness might be carpal tunnel syndrome. Use of a wrist/hand brace at night when you sleep may help. The generalized stiffness and joint pain needs medical evaluation including exam with doctor, imaging and blood testing. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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What are early signs for pains in my hands and stiffness?

Stiffness and pain : And a spongy feeling in gripping can ber a sign of some very early very mild arthritis even with so called normal xrays. There are many causes of arthiis though from genetic predisposition to osteoarthritis to inflammatory or related disorders to infectious things such as lyme disease. Stiffness can also be just swelling and that has many causes too. Its hard to exactly what it is early sign of ...Read more

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I have tightness and stiffness in my fingers and hands in the mornings?

I have tightness and stiffness in my fingers and hands in the mornings?

AM stiffness: This is a common symptom in people who have arthritis of different kinds. Impossible to say what kind without an exam. For most people the stiffness works itself out after a little while. Hot showers or baths help. Gentle opening and closing of the fingers usually helps. Can be a nuisance but usually not much can be done about it. ...Read more

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My wife age is 30 years old and her hand in the morning has stiffness and pain. What can we do?

Get it evaluated: The major thing you can do is to have the problem evaluated. You need a proper diagnosis. There are numerous problems that cause hand pain and stiffness. Most of them are arthritic but not all. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What can I do for stiffness and soreness in me hands?

What can I do for stiffness and soreness in me hands?

Inflammation: If you are a healthy person and doing manual labor it is not unusual to have stiffness and soreness of the hands. If you have no stomach problems, bleeding tendency, or kidney or liver problems it is safe to take over the counter Motrin with food. Please take as recommended on the bottle or your physician. With rest and medication this should resolve in 1week. Otherwise see you primary doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stiffness in your hand ?

How do you get rid of stiffness in your hand ?

Depends: It depends on the cause (ie is it muscular or arthritic in nature). Mostly grip strengthening exercises can help. But if it continues you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am taken hydroxxychloroquine in which it is working to keep the swellen down in my hands but i still have stiffness and pain in my joints?

I am taken hydroxxychloroquine in which it is working to keep the swellen down in my hands but  i still have stiffness  and pain in my joints?

Joint pain: You ought to discuss this with your rheumatologist, it could be that it is not enough to control your symptoms and you may need additional medications to aid in controlling the pain and stiffness. ...Read more

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Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy,prolactinoma,PCOS.

Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy,prolactinoma,PCOS.

Start at Some Basics: No easy answers from a distance. However, for obesity, PCOS & ? helpful for seizures, go all HFLC foods & eliminate ~all carbs. Carbohydrate means sugar, both simple & complex, & these are biggest food drivers of the 1st 2 issues & may ? 3rd. Study: Big Fat Lies, MGovern's Report, Mary Enig, Science for Smart People, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, NuSI.org, FatChance.html, DietDoctor.com, Paleo, etc. ...Read more

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Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy, prolactinoma,PCOS?

Trouble producing and understanding speech,tiredness,hands stiffness,bloating,obesity and water retention.Have Hashimoto`s,epilepsy, prolactinoma,PCOS?

Aphasia: Difficulty comprehending or producing spoken language may be related to your epilepsy in most left-handed people and virtually all right-handed people one would expect to see worsening of your ability to communicate if you have subclinical seizure activity going on in your left frontal or left temporal lobe maybe time to have a visit with your neurologist maybe get another EEG or labs ( or both ) ...Read more

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Hand and forearm stiffness when im in a cold room or outside where it is cold?

Hand and forearm stiffness when im in a cold room or outside where it is cold?

Explanation : This is normal condition and you need to keep yourself warm in cold room or cold whether. Use long sleeve and wool for warming. ...Read more

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Stiffness and pain in wrist and hands after typing for a few minutes?

Carpal tunnel: Hi! this is often due to carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis. Any color change in the hands when they are painful? Cold temperature? You can try changing the angle of the keyboard, or getting an ergonomic keyboard. If simple changes don't improve your symptoms, you should be examined by a physician. best regards, Garrett Norvell, MD ...Read more

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Stiffness in elbow by gyming. My hand is bent and is NT getting straight nw... Any solution ?

Stiffness in elbow by gyming. My hand is bent and is NT getting straight nw... Any solution ?

Go to the doctor: Please. It is time to put away the smart phone and get to your trusted medical advisor urgently. This is very abnormal! ...Read more

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I have pain and stiffness in my hands, particularly the left one. The pain is mostly in the knuckles and back of the hand. Also 6 months ago.?

Possibly arthritis: Stiffness, pain, and swelling are the classic signs of arthritis. I recommend an evaluation by a rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon. Examination and x-rays, and possibly blood tests may be necessary to confirm. Potential treatments include therapy, bracing or splinting, and arthritis medicines, such as nsaids, which include Ibuprofen and celebrex (celecoxib). ...Read more

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