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Doing p.T for possible thoracic os. But I have pins and needles in my legs and feet as well. Neck and spine ok. Emg fine. What could nerve fibre show?

Doing p.T for possible thoracic os. But I have pins and needles in my legs and feet as well. Neck and spine ok. Emg fine. What could nerve fibre show?

Neuropathy : The EMG only looks at one particular kind of nerve fibers so others could still be affected. Your physician should continue evaluating for other reasons for your symptoms. Certainly tos does not explain the symptoms in your legs. ...Read more

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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more


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I keep getting pins and needles/numbness in my legs and feet. Could this be because I injured my knee? Any advice?

I keep getting pins and needles/numbness in my legs and feet. Could this be because I injured my knee? Any advice?

Well...: You should get checked out. The symptoms you describe sound like nerve issues. Could be from a lower back issue , could be a sign of diabetes, could be something else entirely but needs looking into. It is possible that you messed up your lower back from limping due to your injured knee. Does your lower back bother you? ...Read more

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I have cervical stenosis . Recently I have electric like jolts of pins and needles in arms , hands , legs and feet, when i look down . ?

I have cervical stenosis . Recently I have electric like jolts of pins and needles in arms , hands , legs and feet, when i look down . ?

See below: You need to see a doctor and get evaluated and treated. The stenosis may be compressing your spinal cord. Seek medical attention ! ...Read more

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I had an allergic reaction to amoxicillin 2 months ago since then having nerve pain pins and needles in my arms, legs, hands, feet. Will it go away?

I had an allergic reaction to amoxicillin 2 months ago since then  having nerve pain pins and needles in my arms, legs, hands, feet. Will it go away?

Medication Reaction: It is possible the symptoms may not be related to the allergic reaction. It is recommended to make an appointment with your primary care physician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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While returning home i had pins and needles starting in feet , legs.It became severe at night with crawling bug sensations on my body and with chills.

While returning home i had pins and needles starting in feet , legs.It became severe at night with crawling bug sensations on my body and with chills.

Get evaluated ASAP: May merely be start of viral event, but description could raise concerns regarding peripheral nerve problem which is ascending. If you have weakness and feel flu-like, this could be a sign of a problem for which you need help. See your doctor today. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent pins and needles in feet and legs?

What causes intermittent pins and needles in feet and legs?

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

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I have pins and needles in both feet and lower leg. It is always worse after I have done strenuous work. I get a twinge at the top of my spine too.

I have pins and needles in both feet and lower leg. It is always worse after I have done strenuous work. I get a twinge at the top of my spine too.

Tell your doctor: I assume that this is relatively new? In a 31 year old female who I'll assume is otherwise healthy, this may warrant a full neurologic examination, and you may need an MRI. If you are having any bowel or bladder symptoms, please see a doctor ASAP. Feel free to request a virtual consult, or go see your local doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can causes pins and needles in left arm, leg and foot?

What can causes pins and needles in left arm, leg and foot?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more