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Why Does My Left Hand Tingle When I Sleep
Hand numbness: It could mean several things. It could mean you are experiencing compromise/compression of the circulation or it could mean you are compressing the nerve at one of many different levels depending on bony and muscular anatomy as well as postural/positional changes effecting the wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder, axilla, or neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If the tingling is temporary, and relieved by positional changes, it could be a neck, jaw, or facial nerve problem. A neurologist or physiatrist can help. If you have had head trauma or take a lot of medications, discuss this with your prescribing doctor. Sleep disorder may be the real concern. ...Read more
Other symptoms?: Hand pain and twitching can be caused by nerve, muscle and/or joint conditions. Details about your symptoms, such as when they started and what makes it better, can help with diagnosis. Be prepared to give as much detail about your symptoms as possible. In addition to aiding the diagnosis, this also decreases the need to order unnecessary tests and procedures. See your doctor. ...Read more
Possible CT Syndrom: Symptoms suggest left ct syndrome. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Pain that runs down the arm with or without numbness and tingling sounds like a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more
Specifics.: Your question is in many ways like "why does my car run badly when I drive it?". More specifics are need to narrow the answer to something less than a chapter or two of a book on orthopedics. But my guess is carpel tunnel. ...Read more
Suspect carpal tunne: Suspect carpal tunnel if palmer surface involving thumb first second and thumb side of ring finger. Commonly aggravated when sleeping do to natural position of hands. Slightly flexed at wrist.. See your doctor to confirm initial management is splints and possible steroid injection wrist. Can be initiated by thyroid disease so blood test appropriate. If no improvement then surgical intervention. ...Read more
Why does my wrist pop when I rotate it? Why does my wrist and arm fall asleep really fast? And, Also, Why does my wrist feel like it is spazzing out?
Rotator cuff: @ your age pain w/ motion away from your body is most likely related to the rotator cuff.Tendinitis/ bursitis can also cause pain w/ sleeping on the affected side.The rotator cuff initiates abduction of the arm and are important " fine tuners" of motion, esp. External rotation in conjunction w/ the powerful deltoid. If your pain continues or u develop any weakness see your ors. Gl! ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Based on your symptoms this most likley a condition called a cervical radiculopathy. This is a pinched nerve in the neck that can cause numbness, tingling or both in the arm. Initial treatment can include physical therapy and oral cortizone (hydrocortisone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get examination : If this has been going on for an extended period of time i would suggest that you get examined to find the reason. Most likely it just muscular in nature. It could be as gimle as the pillow you use or the position you sleep in. Try placing a towel wrapped around your neck, secured by a pin and se if the extra support stop your pain. If do then try getting a pillow with a neck contour for support. ...Read more
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