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Posted by: annie | 2010-06-24

Pregnant and numbness

Hi doc

I am 26 weeks pregnant and sleep on my sides, i get a numb feeling on whichever side im sleeping, the numbness is from my arm right into my legs, did not experience this with my first pregnancy

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Hallo Annie
Numbness is usually caused by pressure on a nerve. This could be due to increased water retention or hormonal effects but I would advise you to see your doctor so that he can do a neurological examination and see if further tests are needed
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010-06-24

Hallo Annie
Numbness is usually caused by pressure on a nerve. This could be due to increased water retention or hormonal effects but I would advise you to see your doctor so that he can do a neurological examination and see if further tests are needed
Dr Bets

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