A 20-year-old female asked:
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occasionally, i feel a sharp and stinging pain as if i am being pricked by a needle. the pain lasts for one or two seconds. if i am healthy and not diabetic, then what could be the cause of that sharp and stinging pain i occasionally feel?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Normal: We all feel pains from time to time of unknown cause. Unless a pattern or provocation I would ignore.
Answered on Dec 3, 2017

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