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I've got pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

I've got pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities being a common one pinching of the ulnar nerve. This could happen at several locations through the path of the nerve. If the sensation does not resolve quickly on its own seek medical attention an other causes are possible. ...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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What to do if I have pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

What to do if I have pins and needles in my little finger and ring finger, what is it?

Get evaluated: There are several things to consider in the differential diagnosis. Ulnar neuropathy is one of the possibilities that might trigger these symptoms. Other possibilities might me a cervical radiculopathy if there is neck pain or a lower trunk plexopathy if there is history of trauma. You might need to be seen by a Physiatrist or neurologist and an EMG shoulder be carried out. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain acromioclavicular joint with pins and needles in ring and little finger. No injury but pain unbearable ? Cause

Shoulder pain acromioclavicular joint with pins and needles in ring and little finger.  No injury but pain unbearable ? Cause

F sounds neurologic: The sales neurologic. Around the acromioclavicular joint there are nerve brachioplexus and also cervical nerves. This corresponds to around C7. Ask your physician to have you see a neurologist ...Read more

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I been taking 50mg a night of amitripyline for 2 months.Can it give pins and needles around my small finger and hand.

I been taking 50mg a night of amitripyline for 2 months.Can it give pins and needles around my small finger and hand.

Not directly: This is not a direct side effect, but sounds like you may be sleeping more soundly, and when you compress a nerve, you may not awaken as rapidly and change position. So, a secondary problem. But have your doctor see if you now have an ulnar neuropathy. ...Read more

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What could cause pins and needles / pain in my fingers?

What could cause pins and needles / pain in my fingers?

Nerve compression: Maybe you have a pinched nerve at wrist or elbow, respectively carpal tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome. An exam with your doctor can assist diagnosis and follow through treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pins and needles pain in my fingers?

What to do if I have pins and needles pain in my fingers?

Get diagnosed: Common benign problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome at wrist may be cause and easily reversed. Have your doctor evaluate and consider an EMG study. ...Read more

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What causes pain like pricking by pins and needles in the middle left finger?

What causes pain like pricking by pins and needles in the middle left finger?

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 more

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What does a nerve test consist of? Have one booked due to pins and needles in baby finger

~40min of irritation: It's like an electrician giving you small shocks upstream and measuring responses downstream in your nerves, and about 15 min of poking with a needle. Gives great info about nerve and muscle function though! http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=3p5iprrxrco. ...Read more