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What causes intermittent pins and needles in feet and legs?

What causes intermittent pins and needles in feet and legs?

Neuropathy/Vascular: The main causes of pins and needles are the following: neuropathy (usually from diabetes or alcohol use), impaired blood flow, or metabolic causes such as changes in calcium or magnesium. Some medications can cause pins and needles-a common medication would be topiramate. A neurologist would be able to help you by doing an exam, ordering blood tests and an EMG test. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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Shocking feeling in my elbow and two fingers like pins and needles?

Shocking feeling in  my  elbow and two fingers like pins and needles?

Cubital Tunnel: Sounds like a cubital syndrome or ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. This effects the nerve that goes under the bone on the underside of the medial bump of the elbow. Also known as funny bone. It becomes sensitive if it is trying to heal. Avoid having your elbow flexed as much as possible especially at night time. Reverse a elbow pad so it is in front and wear at night. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the tingling pins & needles and slight numbness feeling in my toes?

What are possible causes of the tingling pins & needles and slight numbness feeling in my toes?

Many possibilities: Including neuroma, tarsal tunnel, nerve impingement in lower back, systemic disease like diabetes, vitamin deficiency, side effect of medications, chemo etc.... ...Read more

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Pins and needles in my head?

Pins and needles in my head?

?Headache: It would be helpful to get more information. Consult a physician if it is not getting better with rest, tylenol/ibuprofen ( if not told to avoid these). ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles in your feet?

What causes pins and needles in your feet?

MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain and numbness in fingers. Pins and needles all over arms and hands. Signs of lime disease?

Pain and numbness in fingers. Pins and needles all over arms and hands. Signs of lime disease?

Maybe: Brachioradiculitis is a complication of lyme. It usually involves just one arm but occasionally can involve both. Get a blood test done. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles sensation with numbness in the whole body with weakness?

What causes pins and needles sensation with numbness in the whole body with weakness?

See your physician: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. True weakness with paresthesias would be more concerning. See your physician for evaluation. You might be referred to a neurologist. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia.htm ...Read more

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Pins and needles in my chin that switches from side to side. Also having pins and needles in left arm, lips and burning in middle of chest.

Pins and needles in my chin that switches from side to side. Also having pins and needles in left arm, lips and burning in middle of chest.

Need workup: Your symptoms require a thorough history and work up using laboratory and possibly other diagnostic tests. If you would like to talk about this on a more personal level to see if we can move this along please visit me at:www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi and use the key code: PDXFNR to set up a virtual appointment. ...Read more

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Pins and needles in right arm?

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Pins and needles in right arm?

Nerve pain?: The sensation of "pins and needles" is classically related to neuropathic pain; is there a reason, such as trauma near the site, that would lead to this pain? ...Read more

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Why am i feeling pins and needles in hand and arm?

Why am i feeling pins and needles in hand and arm?

Neuropathy: It is possible you have some kind of nerve injury. Your doctor needs to evaluate you as the answer may be simple but important. ...Read more

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What's the difference between feeling numbness and getting that "pins and needles" feeling?

What's the difference between feeling numbness and getting that "pins and needles" feeling?

See below: Both are manefestation of a neuropathic condition. It is not uncommon to have both symptoms intermittently. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy sickly and pins and needles in arm ?

Feeling dizzy sickly and pins and needles in arm ?

Hyperventilation: Dizziness and pins and needles in the arms may be caused by hyperventilation. Hyperventilation occurs when someone is anxious and breathes in a shallow rapid manner. Place a small paper bag over your mouth and nose and breathe for a while. If it helps, you have been hyperventilating. If it does not help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause random pins and needles feeling across the body?

What can cause random pins and needles feeling across the body?

Psychogenic pain: is a pain disorder associated with psychological factors. Some types of mental or emotional problems can cause, increase and maintain pain. A person with a psychogenic pain disorder may complain of pain that does not match his or her symptoms and it's far from the logic. However, it is real pain and needs to be addressed by a doctors team approach. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles in both hands and swelling?

What causes pins and needles in both hands and swelling?

?carpal tunnel syndr: You most likely possess localized synovitis over the wrists due to keyboarding, which might compress the median nerve at the wrist. See your doctor and possibly get an EMG test to evaluate. ...Read more

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What causes the pins and needles feeling?

What causes the pins and needles feeling?

Spine nerve irritate: Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight.You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Numbness And Tingling (Definition)

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