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Wh why do my hands fall asleep at night?

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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Carpal Tunnel

This sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome.
Try wearing a wrist brace at night when you sleep this takes the pressure off the nerve and can help with the symptoms. If this is not resolved i would recommend you see a hand surgeon for a full evaluation.

In brief: Carpal Tunnel

This sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome.
Try wearing a wrist brace at night when you sleep this takes the pressure off the nerve and can help with the symptoms. If this is not resolved i would recommend you see a hand surgeon for a full evaluation.
Dr. David Tuckman
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Holly Barth
General Practice
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In brief: Nerve impingement

It is most likely a position you're sleeping in that pinches a nerve and makes your hands fall asleep.
You can try different sleeping positions, but you may have a very common nerve condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. See your doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Nerve impingement

It is most likely a position you're sleeping in that pinches a nerve and makes your hands fall asleep.
You can try different sleeping positions, but you may have a very common nerve condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. See your doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Holly Barth
Holly Barth
Answer assisted by Holly Barth, Medical Student
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Dr. David Tuckman
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