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Why would the palms of my hands and the bottom of my feet hurt when I wake up in the morning?

Why would the palms of my hands and the bottom of my feet hurt when I wake up in the morning?

There are lots of: Potential causes. On thought that comes to mind is to make sure you don't have diabetes. People with diabetes can have what is called neuropathy from deposition of the sugar onto the nerves and its resultant damage. Best to get a full physical exam and routine labs with your internist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left ring finger. It hurts every night and every morning as I wake up. Sometimes when I wake up I have no sense in my left hand.

I have pain in my left ring finger. It hurts every night and every morning as I wake up. Sometimes when I wake up I have no sense in my left hand.

Neuro problem : Seems that you have a problem with your ulnar nerve, just where along the nerve, I don't know. Go to a good neurologist and he will help you figure it out! ...Read more

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My right hand keeps going numb while I sleep and through out the day. It even wakes me up at night a couple of times because it hurts.

My right hand keeps going numb while I sleep and through out the day. It even wakes me up at night a couple of times because it hurts.

Carpal tunnel: A likely cause is a carpal tunnel syndrome impinging nerves at the wrist which results in these symptoms which are often positional. Various factors can cause the wrist ligaments to thicken and exert pressure on these wrist structures. A hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. Treatment may be wearing a brace, getting a corticosteroid injection or surgery. ...Read more

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I wake up with a very painful numb hand and arm. Only on the right side. My hand is colorless and hurts I rub for at least 15 minutes for it to feel ?

I wake up with a very painful numb hand and arm. Only on the right side. My hand is colorless and hurts I rub for at least 15 minutes for it to feel

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Sounds positional: Try changing positions when you sleep. Sounds like you may sleep with your arms bent up. Try that first. If problem then persists see your doctor ...Read more

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Every time i go to sleep my arm and hand falls asleep and my hand swelled up and hurts do bad it wakes me up and when i wake up i can't even close my hand what is it?

Every time i go to sleep my arm and hand falls asleep and my hand swelled up and hurts do bad it wakes me up and when i wake up i can't even close my hand what is it?

Nerve compression: The position you sleep in may be causing compression of a neurovascular bundle. The nerves and blood vessels that supply the hand and forearm pass into the arm under the pectoralis muscle and may be getting squeezed by sleeping on your side in a scrunched up position. Doing pect stretches before bed may help. ...Read more

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My middle and ring finger on my right hand constantly numb and when i wake up in the morning aside from my fingers being tight and numb my elbow hurt?

My middle and ring finger on my right hand  constantly numb and when i wake up in the morning aside from my fingers being tight and numb my elbow hurt?

Numb fingers: There is no way to know the answer without a clinical examination and follow-up testing. Make an appointment with your family doctor. If necessary he/she will refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Pain and numbness in right hand at night that keeps me awake and hurts a lot on a lot of medicines and vitamins worried help me almost every night now for the past month i wake up in the middle of the night in agony, to pain throbbing pain in my right ha

Pain and numbness in right hand at night that keeps me awake and hurts a lot on a lot of medicines and vitamins worried  help me almost every night now for the past month i wake up in the middle of the night in agony, to pain throbbing pain in my right ha

While : While these symptoms are typical of carpal tunnel syndrome, there can be a variety of causes. If you want a simple check, buy any of the over-the-counter "computer" or "carpal tunnel" braces to wear at night. I prefer to straighten the stay (metal part that makes the splint rigid) to a neutral wrist position, with the fingers in line with the forearm, rather than tipping the wrist back where the thumb is in line with the forearm. The straighter splint takes the most pressure off the nerve. If it relieves your symptoms, it's more likely that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. Depending on your age, general health, location of symptoms within the hand, and any motor or sensory loss, there may be other conditions and treatments to consider. Numbness that persists throughout the day or weakness in the hand requires immediate evaluation by a trained hand surgeon. ...Read more

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