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Numbness in arms, tingling sensation, nauseated, headaches, dizziness. Am I pinching nerve?

Lately my arms keep going numb while I'm asleep. Last night it woke me up. As I was trying to get the tingles out, I began to feel nauseated and light headed. Finally got back to sleep an hour later but woke with a terrible headache. I've been having dizzy spells quite frequently over the last year, with a few close episodes of syncope. Have seen a neurologist and a cardiologist. Do know I have 2nd degree AV block. Is the numbness and nausea something I should worry about or am I pinching a nerve while sleeping?
Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.
Numbness during sleep is common, and can occur without a pinched nerve.
If the symptoms come while awake also, then it could be a pinched nerve in the neck.
Your headaches and dizziness could be related to migraine.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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