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Did I experience sleep paralysis? Arm was numb and pins and needles.

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

You probably slept on your arm causing diminished blood flow in the arm and the ensuing numbness and tingling.
Stay on it long enough and you'll lose some motor function also until the blood flow returns.

In brief: No

You probably slept on your arm causing diminished blood flow in the arm and the ensuing numbness and tingling.
Stay on it long enough and you'll lose some motor function also until the blood flow returns.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: No

Likely pressure on nerves from arthritis in neck (like hitting your "funny bone") or decreased blood flow.
May be affected by neck position, pillow. Continues-see md.

In brief: No

Likely pressure on nerves from arthritis in neck (like hitting your "funny bone") or decreased blood flow.
May be affected by neck position, pillow. Continues-see md.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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