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Pain in left arm on sleeping, starts in the upper inner part, occasional tingling causing pain in fingers. Heart related of pinched nerve?

I m a 25 yr old African American female that has been experiencing pain in my left arm when I sleep. The pain starts in the upper inner part of my left arm. Sometimes, there is a sharp tingle. Then the rest of my arm feels numb to achy with pain in my all my fingers, especially my pinky finger. Is this heart problem related or just a pinched nerve? I have a family history of heart related problems, but I have not experienced these issues in my life.
Asked On : Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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Ok usually it happen due to wrong position of sleeping
It is also known as saturday night palsy
It get ok when then compression get released,but if ur having it daily turn u should get
X-ray cervical spine,if there is any finding then treatment will be planned,other wise do some exercise of limb
Orthopedician opinion
get regular physiotherapy
Answered: Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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