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pins and needles in arms after general anaesthetic

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Need to pin down: Symptoms in arms are not related to a disk in the lower back, although one might experience disk issues in neck also. Best though to wonder about per ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
That's what: Chiropractors will lead you to believe. Although there can be some relationship especially with the vagus nerve and upper cervical spinal vertebrae ir ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: You need to see a doctor and get evaluated and treated. The stenosis may be compressing your spinal cord. Seek medical attention !
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Some comments: First, regarding eyelids, this could be benign myokymia, and not due to underlying disease. The romberg test may be a result of vitamin deficiency, in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Diet : Is by far the commonest cause, especially all the sweet "junk" if this applies to you.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Several possible: Could be due to hyperventilation, low ionized calcium, a medication reaction (topirimate), but might even be bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome.. See y ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
17 years experience Integrative Medicine
Variety of Causes: Most often people think pins and needles in the arm automatically means carpal tunnel. This is often misdiagnosed. A cervical disc bulge/herniation, T ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Be checked for ....: Typical pattern for carpal tunnel syndrome as it will affect both arns at least 50% of the time & typical at night as we sleep our hands fall into a d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
CALL 911: I don't know when you wrote in, but I am just now reading this question. This is a medical emergency. Heart attack sx can include: chest pain or ti ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need more info: A whole host of things can cause this. Much more information would be needed to help determine the cause. For example is it more during the day or a ... Read More
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