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Pin pricking sensation

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
No: It depends on whether you have comorbid conditions including diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, peripheral arterial disease, anemia, etc. You don't list ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Head pain: Get an evaluation. You could have temporal arteritis, an inflammation which is diagnosed by a blood test (sed rate) and biopsy of the temporal artery... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Consider:: Pain in the forehead near the temporal artery can be important, particularly if you are a female over 50 years of age and smoke. A condition called T... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 24 years experience
Examination: Recommend monthly breast exams for abnornalities. Pin prick sensation can be from nerves or irritation to ducts in the breast. It is however best to ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Nerve: This sounds like an irritable or irritated superficial nerve causing the symptom but I still recommend that you have your physician examine your breas... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
See neurologist: You should see a neurologist asap. If you have lost equilibrium, get to E.R. These all can be symptoms of nerve issues. Many causes, many solutions. B... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pricking paini: Could be cervicalgia, irritation of one of the nerves, or cervical spine disease - or could be early shingles ,zoster before the rash apears which wil... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Sounds like: Some sort of neuropathy that needs an evaluation. Hope it is something simple like a vitamin deficiency
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
This may be due to: The permethrin. Per drugs.Com it can cause side effects. "dermatological side effects have included pruritus (7%), erythema (1% to 2 %), and rash (1% ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Neurologist: Birth control pills do not usually cause the sensation of total body needle pricks. Consider seeing your primary care doctor or even a neurologist to ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Numbness etc.: This strongly suggests some nerve damage from your neck down. Tell this to your primary doctor and ask for a rapid referral to a Neurologist!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Reflex: I would consider this a reflexive reaction to a drop in body temperature similar to goose bumps and/or an irritability of the superficial nerves of th... Read More
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