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Why Do My Hands Tingle Like Pins And Needles While I Am Sleeping
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
Everytime i go on a flight .. My hands tingle.. Like pins and needles in them .. What could be causing this ?...
Why does my right hand become tingly and painful enough to awaken me at night? It's like my hand "falls asleep " but it feels like painful pins and needles
Classic : Classic carpal tunnel syndrome. That might surprise you because there is a myth that carpal tunnel syndrome is pain with typing. Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness that wakes you at night and it is genetic, so don't change anything you do. Try wearing a wrist splint at night to help you sleep. If you get numb even with the splint on, or if you have numbness that is either constant or lingers and you can't shake it out easily, then it's time to see a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently started getting pins and needles during sleep, and notice it when i wake up. I frequently go to the gym and loose strenghth in both hands?
Depends: Pins-and-needles or tingling in the fingertips can be caused by nerve compression, which can occur peripherally (i.e., carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel) or in your neck (i.e., radiculopathy). Sometimes cramping of the thumb can occur. Both complaints can be further evaluated by an orthopaedist or hand surgeon. Further studies may be required to assist in the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to stop pins and needles in my arms and hands while i sleep. Can`t sleep toss and turn to try to make it stop nothing works?
Splint: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. Rest, night splint, vitamin b6 100mg / day, over the counter anti-inflammatory meds and ergonomic changes to work space. If that fails then cortisone injection and surgery (endoscopic). See a hand surgeon for treatment. http://centraljerseyhand.com. ...Read more
My left arm is soo painful specially when i sleep at night, and when am driving. I also feel pins and needles and to my hand .?
Nerve Compression: You most likely have a nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome. You should consult an experienced hand surgeon. Treatment can vary from wrist braces and oral antiinflammatories to steroid injections or surgery. Delay in treatment can lead to irreversible nerve damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to sleep and woke up 30 mins later with hand pins and needles and heart pounding. This happened twice. Woke up feeling okay this morning.
Hi, having pins and needles in my feet, with numbness in my arms and hands, and it wakes me when i'm sleep i'm worried in case it's spine cancer or b?
Unusual presentation: That is an unusual presentation for cancer, but you should have a work up for other focal or systemic causes of numbness/tingling. Cause can range from bad positioning to vitamin deficiencies to general neuropathic to arthritis in the spine. After a general eval, your primary care doc can point you in the right direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 49 and for the last 5-6 weeks I have had tingling and pins and needles downo my arm and hand. Is this worrisome?
Maybe: These symptoms are relatively common and can be associated with numerous medical conditions. The symptoms may represent cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in the neck) which is usually caused by arthritic-type changes or a herniated disc. Other causes need to be considered as well. You should see your primary care provider or a physiatry/orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
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