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Why Do My Hands Tingle
A couple thoughts: It could be due to the positon of your arms while sleeping. Try changing. Avoid arms over the head and lying on the arms or keeping arms bent at elbow. Otherwise, you may have a conditon called carpal tunnel syndrome. It often manifests when going to be. Google this! there is treatment. Read my posts elsewhere and those of others. Could be a neck condtion as well. I would rec to get check. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do my fingers and hands tingle/go numb while I am sleeping? This has been going on for a year.
Anxiety, see a PCP: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include chest pains, parasthesia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment and Vicodin is not one of them. ...Read more
Hyperventilation: Sometimes breathing 'too much' = hyperventilation makes the hands and feet tingle. This should be on both sides of the body equally in most cases. Hyperventilation changes the ph of the blood a little bit which for a minute or so makes the long nerve fibers of the body a bit overactive, therefore the tingling. If the tingling is just on one side, think TIA (emergency) or pinched nerve. ...Read more
Why do my hands get tingly and stiff upon standing and fingers get straight, thumb straight and pushed in. Sometimes in forearms every time I stand up?
Needs evaluation: Sounds concerning for some cervical canal narrowing that worsens if you stand and extend your neck. A cervical MRI can assess for any spinal cord/canal concerns. If you are nervous or hyperventilating, that may play a role also. Neck pain, and hand numbness after a night of sleeping raises more concern for your neck being the source. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any number of things: Can do this. Carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, or even nerves being blocked at the spine can cause burning. Of the things that can cause neuropathy, diabetes is the most common. Vitamin deficencies can do this also. Best to speak with a health care provider for further advice! ...Read more
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