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How Do You Stop Pins And Needles When You Have Drop Foot
Nerve: The swelling from the fracture and the cast itself can cause pressure on the nerves to your foot . These parasthesias( pins and needles) are usually normal ; however if they increase in severity or u have increasing pain ass.W/ these parasthesias see your ors. Sometimes the cast and swelling can cause too much pressure and will need 'splitting' or removal. Gl! ...Read more
The left side/bottom of my right foot gets a strange shock sensation when I walk then goes to pins and needles when not moving no noticeable swelling ?
Get an EMG: Evaluation by a neurologist or PM&R physician would be helpful. An EMG may be needed to determine precisely where your sensations are likely coming from. *An EMG is a neurophysiologic test that uses electrodes, small electrical shocks and very fine needles to assess the function of nerves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right foot and occasionally the fingers in my right hand get semi-numb (pins and needles) when I lay down at night. Circulation or nerve injury?
Possibly.. But....: Circulatory and nerve issues are certainly two possibilities, however, more information is need to isolate the cause or causes of your symptoms. It is probably best to begin with a thorough evaluation, beginning with a history and physical, and a systems review directed at your symptoms. A competent family or general practicioner is a great place to start. ...Read more
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
What happen if there has being regular experience of pins and needles in the body and more often it happens in my both foot. Thank you.
I often get pins and needles nowadays, often without my feet having been in any sort of awkward position at all, and it is also stronger sensation?
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Couple of things: It might be due to circulation where not enough oxygen is being delivered to the tissues, resulting in hypoxia of the tissues. If it is in the nerves, think injury, tight shoes, or referred pain (radiculopathy) or neuropathy (diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid issues) cause abnormal signals to be conducted through the nerves. Seeing a podiatrist can help sort this out. ...Read more
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
Neuropathy: Pins and needle sensation can be due to a peripheral nerve disorder or neuropathy. Poor circulation, alcohol use or side effect from certain medications, low vitamin b12, abnormal thyroid, diabetes and immune disorders are among the most common causes. Check with your physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment. This may not be related to hydrocephalus. ...Read more
Nerve Damage: It sounds like nerve damage occurred with your injury. Depending on the type of injury it can last anywhere from 6-9 weeks to permanent damage. This is something that needs to evaluated by a podiatrist or neurologist. After the evaluation they could give you a better idea based on your injuries. ...Read more
My feet are feeling very shaky and also I think they have like pins and needles feeling but it's not the actually pins and needles. Also I feel sick.
Need a checkup: "Pins and needles" sensation can be due to a peripheral neuropathy. that is a problem with the nerves to the legs that can be due to a number of problems, ranging from vitamin deficiencies to diabetes. You need a thorough evaluation by your physician to find the cause and to treat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuropathy: Pins and needles sensations are usually related to nerve irritation or blood flow issues. You should be evaluate by your primary care physician to narrow it down. There are many causes, some require medical treatments. Diabetes is just one example. Heavy metals, like mercury from seafood, can do it too, as can raynaud's syndrome which causes constriction of capillaries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What is the process involved from Diamox that causes my feet to have pins and needles?Why exactly does this happen?
Diamox: Diamox is a diuretic and may cause loss of potassium and magnesium which can cause those symptoms if serum levels of potassium or magnesium drop too low. I recommend that your physician order a test of your serum potassium and magnesium and if any of them are too low, prescribe a potassium or magnesium supplement. While you're at it have your calcium level checked also. ...Read more
Every evening my feet feels like pins and needles, a tingling sensation it's been quite often lately what reason could this be ?
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