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Why do my hands go numb when I'm sleeping?

Carpal tunnel?

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Hands that go numb or tingle in the middle of the night are often from carpal tunnel syndrome and less likely from cubital tunnel syndrome (ulnar nerve compression) at the elbow. If left untreated either may progress to permanent numbness and weakness.
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Can sleeping hard cause hand numbness during sleep?

Yes

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Sleeping hard means being so deeply asleep that the person is unresponsive to stimuli which would ordinarily cause some postural adjustment or actual awakening. If a wrist is markedly bent or the elbows markedly flexed or the shoulder abducted, this could happen.
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Can a torn rotator cuff cause hand numbness when sleeping?

Yes, although rare

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Numbness after a torn rotator cuff would most likely result from a change in sleeping posture. Often after the injury, patients pre- and postoperatively tend to sleep with the injured shoulder up when they sleep on their side. Sleeping on one's side, often with hands tucked under the pillow or wrists flexed is a very common cause or exacerbating factor in median neuritis or carpal tunnel syndrome.
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Sleeping at night with my arms bent causes hand numbness. Try to sleep with my arms straight, usually without success. Any suggestions or excersises?

Splints

Nocturnal
Flexion of the elbows as wells as wrists as we sleep puts stress on the ulnar and median nerves respectively which contributes to cubital and carpal tunnel. It is difficult to maintain proper positioning at night without some type of either wrist or elbow splint depending on the nerve involved.
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I have hand numbness while sleeping what the reason of that i wake up in the night and entire my hand has numbness im not sure which hand but i think both. is that because of my work?

Carpal

Carpal tunnel can be one source of ( nighttime) symptoms of numbess and tingling in the hand
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Dr. Prem Gupta answered:

Why do my hands go numb while sleeping driving and other activity?

Likely CTS

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You have symptoms typical of Carpal tunnel syndrome. See a neurologist. You need EMG test.
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

My hands and wrists go numb when i sleep, regardless of my sleeping position. How to prevent/treat it?

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Explore the cause and treat that. Your primary care doctor can run tests.
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These knots are sore and my hands go numb, especially when I'm sleeping, I can't feel my hands.

See doc for lumps.

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These could be impinging on nerves causing carpal tunnel syndrome. You should see a doctor.
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Dr. Prem Gupta answered:

Is it normal for my hands to go numb while I am sleeping?

No

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Symptoms suggest CT Syndrome
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Dr. Dan E. Fisher answered:

What can I do to stop my arms and hands from going numb while sleeping?

Wear a splint.

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You are likely pinching a nerve in your arm somewhere along its course - often at the wrist although other courses are possible. Try wearing a splint to hold your wrist in neutral position.
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