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feeling of pin pricks on inside of thighs

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Many things: This could indicate anything from anxiety to neuropathy (are you diabetic??). I would suggest seeing your PCP.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: There are many possible causes of abnormal sensations and red pin prick rash on the leg. If this is of concern I suggest that you get an evaluation. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Unclear: What are you asking? Your question was regarding "pinal manipulation" do you mean spinal manipulation (by a chiropractor) under anesthesia? If so.. ... Read More
Dr. Miguel Attias
22 years experience Pain Management
Don't do it!: A literature search resulted in only a couple of small case reports. Obviously not enough evidence of efficacy or safety for spinal application.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia is done by chiropractors. Once you are completely relaxed under anesthesia the chiropracter will flex ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Move around: You should get out of your car and walk around to get your blood circulating, this sensation can be caused from driving and sitting down for a long pe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Explain??: Your symptoms sound like something that needs to be checked out, but your question is only the beginning, not the end. No "explanation" is possible wi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
29 years experience Neurology
Neuromuscular: Meralgia paresthetica is numbness or neuropathic pain in the lateral thigh. This is commonly seen after sudden drastic changes in weight (gain or loss ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Nerve problem: Usually pins and needles are from a nerve problem, suggest consult neurologist.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Roberts
36 years experience Neurology
See your doctor: I would need to know more details about how long this has been a problem, as well as the exact location of pins and needles. This could be a fairly c ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Leg sensations: could be a disc problem in your lower spine. you may need an MRI and EMG to see what the cause is.

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