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My left hand is completely numb when i go to sleep and wake up

Are these signs that I could have a heart attack? And i'm 18!? Yea. my left hand actually has been going numb latey. Like sometimes i will go to sleep and wake up the next morning and my left hand is completely numb and idk why. i had a little chest pain but it s gone now.i m a little bit freaked. could be a sign that i m having a heart attack or i might get one? i m 18 and i also have diabetes and i weigh like 135. so i really don t know.... HELP PLEASE!
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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Samantha stop worrying, those are not symptoms of heart trouble. It could be you have carpal tunnel syndrome in your left hand or that you are sleeping on it at night. Just because you have diabetes doesn't mean heart attack. Chest pain can come from muscle spasms or stress. My guess would be stress. You are stressing yourself out over nothing at all. Relax Samantha, you are fine, stop worrying!!
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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