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A 29-year-old male asked:

Pins and needles on hands, arms and face. ?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Paresthesia : The list of reasons for this is large. See a doctor. It can be an issue with your neurological system

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have pins and needles in face and hands/arms?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Uncover cause: Some medications can promote tingling (topirimate), occasionally metabolic imbalance can cause symptoms, diabetics may have fleeting symptoms associated with small fibre involvement, hyperventilation can cause such issues (panic attacks?), toxin exposure may be a cause. See your doctor and get answer with subsequent treatment.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What could be causing pins and needles in face and hands/arms?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Parasthesias: "Pins and needles in face, hands & arms" suggests an hyperventilation problem; which can accompany a generalized anxiety syndrome. If the symptoms were unilateral, then Thoracic Outlet Syndrome might be a consideration. A general physical examination is needed to rule out organic causes, and laboratory tests might be needed.

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Last updated Dec 27, 2020

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