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Is It Normal To Have Pins And Needles In Your Cervix In Early Pregnancy
No: Carpal tunnel syndrome is very common due to the swelling of the hands during pregnancy. The nerve compression is what gives you that feeling. It's annoying but will resolve sometime after the baby is born. Severe numbness or loss of function may indicate that the nerves are suffering damage and may require "release" which is a surgical procedure. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
I am 15 weeks pregnant and since the beginning, I have felt what feels like pins and needles shooting pain off and on in cervix/ vagina area. Thoughts?
Yes: It's quite common. If they persist, talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Anyone can get a pins and needles sensation, diabetic or not, which is harmless and typically lasts seconds to minutes. However, diabetics are more likely to develop neuropathy, or nerve damage, which can feel like pins and needles. This typically develops in the hands and feet. Anyone with diabetes and pins and needles should visit their doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Hi I woke up early hours of this morning with pins and needles in my left arm and I still have it now, I've suffered with tachicardia in the past?
See your doctor!: A historty of a fast heart rate (tachycardia) and any chest or arm related discomfort warrants immediate attention by your doctor, urgent care center or emergency room. An ekg and a set of cardiac enzymes is necessary to rule out your heart as the cause of this condition. It is always best to keep a copy of a recent ekg or be seen by a facility that knows your history to compare at present. ...Read more
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It might be an entrapment of the twig of the peripheral nerve in the area of trauma.
Consider imaging of the old brake.
In case if the prior trauma is at the arm or leg, you might benefit from dedicated electrodiagnostic (ncs/emg) study of the peripheral nerve of interest at the office of your local neurologist. ...Read more
Common side effect: Paresthesias (pins & needles sensation) is a commonly reported side effect of acetazolamide. If the symptoms worsen or are accompanied by others (rash, seizure, etc), contact your doc. He may be monitoring different parameters with periodic bloodwork. ...Read more
Started getting pins and needles in my feet after taking acetazolamide. Is this a normal side effect?
Pins & needles: Or paresthesias are one of the more commonly reported side effects of acetazolamide. Since the drug is used for many medical conditions (glaucoma/altitude sickness/seizures/congestive heart failure/edema/etc) your prescribing doc may want to choose an alternate med, especially if the paresthesias get worse or become unbearable. ...Read more
I have pins and needles, and intense pain in my middle and lower back. I had a thoracic MRI done and it came back normal. What should I do next?
Cocaine: Nothing is normal with Cocaine - sure you can get pins and needles but you can also get to die quite easily and before that probably have a heart attack as well. Stop using cocaine. ...Read more
I broke my foot 4 days ago and today it feels like there is pins and needles in it. It is still swollen and bruised. Is that feeling normal?
Pins & needles: Can come from swelling, as pressure of the swollen tissues on the nerves can cause them to react. So can a tight cast, and there is also the possibility you injured a nerve when you broke your foot as well. Let your doctor know what you're feeling, just to be safe. Feel better and good luck! ...Read more
Hi I have had pins and needles in hand for over a week and now my right arm feels weak and I have less sensation in the right hand is this normal.
Paraesthesia: No this isn't normal. You need a thorough neuro exam by a doctor. ...Read more
Forearm trauma. Temp. Pins and needles in my thumb, regained normal feeling. Now every time I have thumb to ceiling, bend wrist down, tingles in thumb?
Mild pins and needles in hands and left foot only. Blood glucose normal. Ureaplasma postive - taking 100mg doxy daily. Are these symptoms connected?
See below: Based on the limited information you are able to supply, I do not feel the symptoms you describe are related to your Ureaplasma infection but may be related to the doxycycline especially if your symptoms began after you started taking the medication. An uncommon, but reported side effect of doxycycline. There are alternative antibiotics if such is the case. Recommend you contact the prescribing MD ...Read more
Was in a car accident have a large fist size bruise on right leg on the calf, have pins and needles every once and while on right foot is that normal?
Nerve contusion: Probably resolve in 6-9 months, slowly. See MD if if worsens or if unable to move foot ...Read more
Just wondering if you can give me some help. I have felt pins and needles in hands and feet, feel exhausted and tied, had blood tests all normal. Doc?
Navicular sfx 6 weeks nwb CAM walker, graduated to walking, now part time in shoes. Pins and needles in ball of foot and toes. Normal? Do I need PT?
Lower back pain that radiates to legs. Mri and xrays normal. Also have pins and needles, burning, shooting pains in arms and legs. Terrible fatigue.
Get medical workup: See a good doctor, blood testing, careful exam! ...Read more
Not normal: Go see her pediatrician to sort things out. ...Read more
Sometimes my body suddenly becomes itchy all over for a few minutes. Like a pins and needles feeling almost. Not rare but not often. Is this normal?
Hard to say: Does this occur more than once weekly? This is not normal for most people. Although I can't think of any condition which causes transient itching periodically, this may also be the early sign of a neurologic problem. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
I woke up with numbness to the right side of my lip and chin. As soon as I moved position this changed to pins and needles then resolved. Normal?
I have shingles on the lower rightof my back. The pain is pins and needles. Is it normal to vary in intensity from no pain to numbness down my leg?
Symptoms can vary: Several key issues, as an attack of shingles may respond very well to medications. Yes, intensity can vary and referred symptoms at the same rootlet level are not uncommon. But if pain or electrical sensations are not sufficiently quelled, you may require modification of your current treatment regimen. This could evolve to chronicity. Keep your doctor updated on your condition. ...Read more
Is having pain on the top of your feet everytime you stand up and start moving after sitting down normal? (not pins and needles, really sharp+painful)
No: You should see a podiatrist for an exam. ...Read more
Pins and needles/numb rt ring finger/ 2 wks. Saw dr after 4 days and was told not to worry "numb is normal" Should I go back? What could it be?
Not "normal": Of course, it is not normal, but may be minor. Only ring finger? If so, which side? (Digital nerves in fingers supply one or the other side of finger.) If only one finger and only one side then the problem is in the palm of the hand or at base of the finger. If more is involved then problem could involve ulnar or median nerve (either of which may supply the ring finger). ...Read more
When I put my hands at my side blood rushes to my finger tips and causes sharp pins and needles. As soon as I raise them up all goes back to normal. Could this be dangerous?
I am experiencing foot numbness and pins and needles 5 weeks after puncture wound injury to ball of foot. Is this normal?
See a physician: You should be evaluated with a careful history and physical examination. This is not the usual course for a standard laceration or other such injury, so best to be seen promptly. ...Read more
Area on left shoulder blade is tender and gets random pins and needles/tingling in it. Normal motion in shoulder and no trauma to area.
Doc just raised my Synthroid (thyroxine) dosage. 1st day pins and needles, itchy feeling all over. Normal side effect? Will it subside?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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