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What Causes Hands To Go Numb At Night
A couple of things: Wnat is your sleep position? Sleeping with the arms over the head, bent at the elbow or other positions can cause the hands to be numb or partially numb. You may have a neck problem and would depend on the positon of the neck and the type of pillow your have. I would see your pcp, neurologist or neurosurgeon or orthopedist and get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be issue: With your back though the nerves to hands and feet would be at different locations in the spine. ...Read more
Carpal Tunnels: You may be naturally resting on the palms of your wrists (maybe even laying your head on your wrists), unintentionally pressing on the flexor retinaculum which is a band that compresses the carpal tunnel. This is the pathway for the median nerve entering into the wrist, causing numbness. People who work on computers all day have the same problem. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Numbness and tingly in pinky both hands at night wakes me from sleep. I change positions it goes away. What could it be from?
Positional: Evaluate how you are holding your hands at night when you sleep. If they are clasped in one position for hours the compression can cause numbness in both pinkies. Get wrist splints or change how you sleep with pillows. If they continue to bother you go to doctor for full workup ...Read more
What would cause my feet to get hot when l go to bed at night? Its mostly in my toes. Not diabetic.
Need evaluation: It sounds like you need to undergo a thorough exam, your blood pressure, EKG checked, and have a full panel of tests for blood glucose, thyroid,etc. There are a number of possible explanations. Keep a diary of what triggers the symptoms, what medications you take including supplements, and what other symptoms are present. Your MD can determine what other diagnostic tests are necessary. Good luck ...Read more
Nerve Entrapment: If this doesn't resolve after a few days, consider seeing a sports medicine doctor or physiatrist to see if there is any testing needed to be done regarding that burning pain and hand numbness issue. It can also be your neck, so I would make sure the neck is evaluated as well. ...Read more
My hands go numb a lot. they do it more at night and it wakes me up with a bad burning painful sensation. What is this?
More of a Hx is --: --needed. CTS is a good bet, but U will find that it involves the thumd, index, middle, & the thumb side of the ring finger. Also if it improves by shaking Ur hands in the AM. 2 B sure C a fellowship trained. It takes hands on xam, good Hx, &@ times nerve studies. There are other things that may need 2 B R/O. ...Read more
Numb and tingle: Numbnesss and tingling can be caused by issues directly related to the hand , wrist and upper extremity but there can also be indirect or systemic issues that can cause this. While carpal tunnel syndrome is common and a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon takes care of this, the other issues, circulation, referred pain, neck causes, nerve issues not related to compression, other types of nerve comp ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes sudden swelling of hands and feet? Felt slightly flushed too. Salt? Hormones? What can I do to make it go away?
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