A member asked:

I am being treated for spinal stenosis but today my right arm, hand, leg and foot are having continuous pins and needle feeling. ?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Thomas Dowling answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

You could have spinal stenosis in both the neck & back which occurs in 20% of patients with stenosis in one region. If it is in the neck, the degenerative changes that create the stenosis may also be affecting one of the vertebral arteries leading to stroke like symptoms or you may be having a mini stroke or tia. The other possibility is that it may be a symptom of a demylinating disease like ms.

Answered Oct 3, 2016



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Dr. Jeffrey Kass answered

Specializes in Podiatry

The stenosis and you should inform your treating doctor.

Answered Oct 20, 2012



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