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pain & numbness

kimmeamkkimmeam Posts: 149
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:31 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Why is it that when I lie down my arms & fingers go painfully numb? I just realized that my Dr. asked me if that the numbness was more intense while lying down. I told him no. But yes it is. Should I contact him? Maybe that will change his diagnosis of "failed surgery"? Maybe there is something that can be done? The last 3 nights I can not sleep because it is so very painful.


  • kimmeam,
    I think that I would call the doctor and inform him about the numbness. Sometime something that simple can be of great help. Good luck
  • RangerRRanger on da rangePosts: 805
    I agree with Mark, you need to talk to your Dr. I waited a little too long to bring this to my Dr's attention and now I have permanent tingling/numbness in my left hand. I am 21 months post-op of a major rebuild of my cervical spine and doing well. Please call your Dr soon to set up an appt. and let us know what they find out. PM me if I can be of any support and help.
    Take care,
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