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What Does It Mean When I Raise My Arms Up They Go To Sleep
What does it mean when you wake up with big, black/purple bruises and scratches everywhere? I don't move or have anything to do this to me in my bed.
Many reasons: May be bug bite, may be medication related, may be due to a blood problem that is causing easy bruising, it could also be due to a connective tissue problem i.e. A skin problem that increases easy bruising. From your description does not appear to be allergic reaction but a health professional may need to look at it. You need to show it to your doctor if it keeps happening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my arm fall asleep when I put it in front of my head laying down on my stomach? Is it normal?
Also why does my left arm feel like it wants to go to sleep when I fall asleep? Should I be worried?
May be nerve problem: If an arm falls asleep, goes numb or tingly, or has changes in circulation, just in certain positions of the arm, there may be compression of the nerves and/or blood vessels to that arm. A primary care doctor, neurologist, and physiatrist (physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor) can help figure this out. Sometimes special x-rays are done to see if there is a problem of the nerve at the spine. ...Read more
Your may: Have a blocked tear drainage system. Only way to diagnosis. Is by an exam. ...Read more
No: It should not hurt to shake your legs. ...Read more
When i go to sleep, i wake up in horrible pain. My hand and fingers feel like they are on fire, I have to stand up for it to go away what could it be?
Carpal tunnel?: You might be sleeping on your hands & arms in such a way as to bend them wrong for a prolonged period of time that aggravates some nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Poorly controlled diabetes along w/some vitamin deficiencies can also cause numbness & tingling but usually not just during sleep. Regardless, go see your family doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
My chest always hurt when i wake up the morning and when i do some hard things,what does it imply doc?
Allergy/asthma?: It is possible that you are having allergies or asthma symptoms. At 24 years old it is unlikely to be your heart, but it would be a good idea for you to see a doctor and have an exam and some testing done. Allergies or asthma can cause you to have a heaviness in your chest especially after exercise. Please try to see a doctor soon. ...Read more
What does it mean if i wake up and i can't feel my legs? Then when i go to stand up it was pain times 10 in my joints and spine. What could be wrong?
What does it mean when i feel like I have butterflies in my heart? I cough a lot when it happens/ i can not sleep laying down, i need to sit up or i can't breathe
May be heart failure: Being short of breath lying down is called orthopnea, often associated with paroxysmal dyspnea - awakening in the night short of breath and having to sit up to catch your breath. Cough can also be a sign of heart failure with buildup of fluid on the lungs. Get in to see your doctor. A echocardiogram may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relax...: As you relax for sleep, you can become more aware of tooth pain that is otherwise masked by the problems and stress of everyday life. Also, lying down causes more blood flow to your head, and may exacerbate dental pain. See a dentist and find out what's wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Randomly from time to time my eyes shake really crazy side to side then it will stop and go back to normal, why does it do that? How do I get it to st
Nystagmus: Shaking eyes can be from many causes. Sometimes people are born with this issue, medications can also be the culprit. Eye strain can also cause this issue. You need to be evaluated by your ophthalmologist to determine the cause which will influence the treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When i run my arms n legs turns numb and heavy which makes breathing even harder. What cause that? Poor circulation? What do I need to do? Call my pcp
Yes to see your PCP: But most likely you are just a normal person, who has recently started to run/exercise. The symptoms you mentioned are normal in that scenario. Your circulation is normal. As you continue and develop stamina, all these symptoms would reduce considerably. Though do check with your pcp to ensure you are healthy and get some baseline labs. ...Read more
Depends: I would need your age, your general health and your history. Since it is in the upper and lower extremities, this makes the picture muddled. If it were one or the other, one would think of a vascular blockage or a nerve impingement (kinking). Since it is in both upper and lower, you should see your pcp or a vascular doctor (cardiology or cv surgeon) or neurologist and get an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
Why does my knees hurt when I go to bed? As soon as I stand up it stops but sometimes my thighs hurt to and sometimes during the day it hurts im 27
There are multiple p: The first thing that comes to mind is poor circulation. When you stand this increases the pressure of blood coming from the heart. Additional information would be helpful. Do you get pain walking? If you get pain walking does it come on with walking the same distance every time? If you get pain walking, does it go away if you stand for a few minutes? If y...I have used the limit of letters.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be happening we I wake up dizzie and when I try to walk I fall to my left side? Then it goes away after awhile then comes back... What does this mean
See below: See your fp or a neurologist for complete (neurological) history & physical. Have you had any falls or head injuries? Any ringing in one ear? History of migraines or seizures? Ear problems? What meds do you take? What medical conditions do you have? A thorough history & exam should track down the problem. ...Read more
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