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Painful Pins And Needles In Hands
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes pins and needles, ichy sensations in arms,face , legs, ? Nerve pain in feet, and hands?MS?
Unknown: That wide distribution of symptoms is non orthopedic and non neurologic ...Read more
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
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
CALL 911: I don't know when you wrote in, but I am just now reading this question. This is a medical emergency. Heart attack sx can include: chest pain or tightness, shortness of breath, increased sweating pain or numbness radiating down the arm (more often left than right) and nausea. There could be pain in the upper back, head, jaw or teeth. One fourth of people have heart attacks without chest pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I experience painful blood vessels in hands feet,legs and arms,burst veins, cramp, painful spasms in neck, tinitus and tingling in hands and mouth?
Sounds like: some of your symptoms may be related to your fibromyalgia. It does not look like you are taking any medication for this. If you are having swelling/edema in your extremities that can also be a cause for the "burst veins". Varicose veins can also become inflamed, causing your symptoms. I would recommend you see your doctor to have these addressed. There ARE treatments for fibromyalgia! ...Read more
Sharp pins and needles pain back of knee and continues down leg. Pins and needles in wrist and hand as well. Happens occassionally, mostly lying down.
Pins and needles: It's unclear if this is occurring with pressure in the back of the knees or the hands and wrist. Pressure over those areas can cause those symptoms. If there is no pressure over those area, then the question is do these symptoms persist or quickly dissipate. If the symptoms persist or continue on a regular basis, then they should be evaluated. ...Read more
Get evaluated: It is important to go get checked out by your doctor. There are several possibilities, but it will be important to rule out endocrinologic or neurologic issues that may require treatment so it's best to get it checked out. ...Read more
Difficult to say: Experiencing full body parasthesias is difficult to diagnose without any other history or known symptoms. How is your liver function currently? Some times acute hepatitis with increased liver damage can lead to unusual feelings in your skin. Also, any new medications? I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more
Pain in my neck then had pins and needles in right hand and constant nerve twitching with all my fingers?
20 year old, healthy female, cold feet and hands, regular pins and needles in legs, numbness, tingling and sometimes throbbing, skin discolours?
What you're describing is due to your blood vessels constricting (narrowing), possibly "Raynaud's phenomenon." Our bodies do this normally in response to things like cold but in some individuals, the degree of constriction can be severe and easily triggered. Avoiding triggers is the simplest thing to try. There are medical treatments available as well. Hope this helps ...Read more
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