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How can I get a broken needle out of my finger?

How can I get a broken needle out of my finger?

Yikes!: If it's close to the surface you may be able to open up a small hole in the skin over it and pick it out with tweezers. I've used a strong magnet like this before to pull it out also. If it's deep you'll have to get a doctor to numb it up and cut it out. ...Read more

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My pinky and ring fingers get pins and needles sometimes. What could be the cause of this?

My pinky and ring fingers get pins and needles sometimes. What could be the cause of this?

Compression of ulnar: Nerve at wrist or elbow, large breasts, brachioplexus injury or neck spine disease or even very localized brain injuryt. ...Read more

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Quite often, for some strange reason I get pins and needle in the tip of my fingers that lasts a day or just under, do you know what this could be?

Quite often, for some strange reason I get pins and needle in the tip of my fingers that lasts a day or just under, do you know what this could be?

Get an eval: Several things can lead to hand tingling Cervical disc or cord compression, brachial plexopathy, compression at cubital, carpal tunnels or guyan canals, or neuropathy. See a PMR doc or neurologist for evaluation ...Read more

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Does deep cut require tetanus shot?Whats the time limit under which i should get the shot?a long sewing machine needle passed through the finger fully

Does deep cut require tetanus shot?Whats the time limit under which i should get the shot?a long sewing machine needle passed through the finger fully

No shot needed.: If it's a non-rusty sewing needle, it's unlikely you will need tetanus shot. This shot lasts 5-10 years. If you haven't had the shot over 6 years. It;s best to get another one. This will protect you for future deep wound or cut injuries that may put you at risk for tetanus. ...Read more

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I get pins and needles in my fingers after I have been asleep for 3to 4 hrs I am on sinva statin and asprin . I have to sit up before it goes away?

I get pins and needles in my fingers after I have been asleep for 3to 4 hrs  I am on sinva statin and asprin  . I have to sit up before it goes away?

Several choices: Circulatory impairment due to blockage of a vein or artery would affect one arm at a time. Cold sensitivity cold cause symptoms too. Pinched nerves at wrist (carpal tunnel), ulnar nerve (elbow), thoracic outlet, spinal nerve roots or spinal cord problems may do this. Most common are benign circulatory change and carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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