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15 Aug 2007

Numb feeling during pregnancy
I am 34 weeks pregnant and i lately iexperiencie when i go to bed (sleep) that my hands, arms and legs feels (numb) like needles and pins and is very painful. It is so uncomfortable. Could this be related to blood pressure. it really worries me. Should i visit my gynea?
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01 Jan 0001

This shouldn't be related to blood pressure. Numbness of the fingers can be due to swelling and compression of nerves to the hand. Perhaps you shoudl contact your gynaecologist.

Best wishes
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