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I am 40 years old and my arms amd legs go to sleep and hurt if I don't keep them straight down at my side?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Seek help!!

This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, your spinal cord is compressing the rest of the nerves.
Seek help immediately before permanent damage. Neck MRI would be diagnostic.

In brief: Seek help!!

This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, your spinal cord is compressing the rest of the nerves.
Seek help immediately before permanent damage. Neck MRI would be diagnostic.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Blood flow

There may be something in pinging either on the nerves to your arms or blocking blood flow.
Need to have it examined.

In brief: Blood flow

There may be something in pinging either on the nerves to your arms or blocking blood flow.
Need to have it examined.
Dr. Alan Jackson
Dr. Alan Jackson
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