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Tingling and numbness in one arm and side of the face. Is it from sleeping wrong position?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Possibly
That could certainly do it - it's called compression neuropathy.
Your weight can cause temporary dysfunction in the peripheral sensory nerves on the side on which you are lying. If that's the case, it should resolve within several minutes of moving around. Heavily sedated people (like from alcohol, drugs, or medicines) who don't move in their sleep can have longer lasting symptoms.

In brief: Possibly
That could certainly do it - it's called compression neuropathy.
Your weight can cause temporary dysfunction in the peripheral sensory nerves on the side on which you are lying. If that's the case, it should resolve within several minutes of moving around. Heavily sedated people (like from alcohol, drugs, or medicines) who don't move in their sleep can have longer lasting symptoms.
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