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Pins And Needles In Hands Pain
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
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
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
Pain in my neck then had pins and needles in right hand and constant nerve twitching with all my fingers?
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
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
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
Stressed out: Does it feel like your shoulders are pulled up almost to your ears? I have found that some people get stress build up in their shoulders, neck and upper back. This also goes hand in hand with clenching your teeth. A stress reduction protocol and massage may help the initial pain. The tight muscles may be squeezing the nerve to cause tingling. Use moist heat to relax the soft tissue then stretch. ...Read more
Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.
Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could be from any number of causes. An infectious or inflammatory workup may also be indicated. Again, the pain and lack of movement in the right arm needs more immediate attention. ...Read more
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
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
Carpal tunnel: It is usually because of nerve entrapment syndrome. Can be because of problem at wrist or neck. Sometimes hormone and electrolyte anomaly can cause. Vegans, females with repeated pregnancy and alcohol abusers can have it because of B12 deficiency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be seen: The most likely cause is a cervical Radiculopathy, which is basically a pinched nerve in the neck. But because of the association of cardiac disease and left shoulder and arm complaints, you would be well served to be seen. Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome are also a possible cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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