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I dislocted my middle finger (middle joint) A sports trainer put it back into place. Now I have pins and needles in the palm of my hand, is this norma?

I dislocted my middle finger (middle joint) A sports trainer put it back into place. Now I have pins and needles in the palm of my hand, is this norma?

Timing of symptoms: The palm is innervated by the median and ulnar nerves. Depending on how the finger dislocation was treated (manipulation around the wrist), there may be some local nerve irritation. If the symptoms get worse you should see a neurologist. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000691.htm, http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000789.htm ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


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I used a hacksaw in my palm, and since I have had a pain when I raise my right arm, and also regular pins and needles from my tricep to my hand?

I used a hacksaw in my palm, and since I have had a pain when I raise my right arm, and also regular pins and needles from my tricep to my hand?

Be seen: If your symptoms persist see either a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician or a neurologist.

An exam is necessary. ...Read more

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Pins and needles in my hand got a pot on after broke it.?

Pins and needles in my hand got a pot on after broke it.?

Nerve compression: You could have a nerve pinching at wrist, which would affect grip strength and cause you to drop objects, but also, cause altered sensations. (perhaps carpal tunnel syndrome or even ulnar nerve issue at wrist or elbow). Get this evaluated before additional problems occur, as most of these problems can easily be reversed. ...Read more

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Is having pins and needles in my hand for 3 hours abnormal?

Is having pins and needles in my hand for 3 hours abnormal?

Yes: You should see your primary doctor. It may be foreshadowing a more severe condition. ...Read more

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My left hand's sort of in an eternal state of pins and needles? Why?

My left hand's sort of in an eternal state of pins and needles? Why?

Pinched nerve: Perhaps located at wrist or elbow. An EMG test can give answers and lead to specific treatment. ...Read more

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Hurt hand is slightly swollen with pins and needles feeling. What should I do?

Hurt hand is slightly swollen with pins and needles feeling. What should I do?

Get evaluated: Swelling can cause compression of the nerves especially in the carpal tunnel. If symptoms are transient and not associated with numbness or other dysfunction, they should resolve as the swelling goes away. Hand therapy may help recovery if injury is not simple. If pain involves the back of the wrist near the base of the thumb, this needs to be evaluated with at least xray (ct if pain persists). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my left hand's sort of in an eternal state of pins and needles?

What do you suggest if my left hand's sort of in an eternal state of pins and needles?

Eval hand pain: There is a reason for this, go, to, a neurologist or, PMR doc for an evaluation to determine cause such as carpal tunnel, syndrome, cervical, pathology, systemic disease other nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling pins and needles in hand and arm?

Neuropathy: It is possible you have some kind of nerve injury. Your doctor needs to evaluate you as the answer may be simple but important. ...Read more

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Pins and needles in left hand with a pot on after broken hand?

Pins and needles in left hand with a pot on after broken hand?

With a pot?: Not sure what you are saying. You broke you hand and now have pin and needles sensation in your hand w/ a pot?

If you broke you hand within the past few days and you are having a pins and needles sensation if could simply be secondary to swelling, but it's also a sign that the fracture and associated swelling is having an impact on your nerve function. You should be seen urgently for this. ...Read more

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Why at night does my arm and hand swell up and get pins and needles?

Why at night does my arm and hand swell up and get pins and needles?

Nerve: You may possess carpal tunnel syndrome, which gets exacerbated by positioning at night. Other possibilities include nerve pinching at the elbow, shoulder, or neck, and less likely, a decreased blood flow into the arm. Check with your doctor, as should be relatively easy to pinpoint. ...Read more

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Pins and needles in arm and hand whenever I stretch. Why is this happening?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Last night my right wrist was hurting now I have pins and needles in my hand?

Pins & needles: The sensation of pins and needles often follows nerve compression. A common site for this symptom is in the tips of the thumb and the first three fingers, when this occurs it suggests compression of the median nerve, or carpal tunnel syndrome. When the symptom affects the back of the hand, between the thumb and the first finger, consider radial nerve compression. Ulnar nerve affects pinky fngr ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles pain on the top of the hand right where the vein is?

What causes pins and needles pain on the top of the hand right where the vein is?

Not sure where the: Vein is, there are veins all over the hand bit numbness on the back or top of the hand can be from direct irritation to the radial or ulnar sensory nervrs or in part with copression anywhere from the wrist and forearm to the elbow up to the neck. The back of the hand is not involved with carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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I keep on having pins and needles on my right hand and it hits my pinkie the hardest?

I keep on having pins and needles on my right hand and it hits my pinkie the hardest?

Maybe ulnar neuropat: Ulnar neuropathy is a condition that can cause numbness or tingling in the hand, especially the pinky (5th) finger. It is commonly caused by compression of the nerve at the location of the inner elbow. It helps to avoid leaning the elbow on flat surfaces. There are times when the compression is inside the elbow and this may benefit from surgery. Hand weakness is an important issue in cases. ...Read more

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Why would u constantly have pins and needles in ur arm/hand? What can u do to take it away?

Why would u constantly have pins and needles in ur arm/hand? What can u do to take it away?

Not normal: And suggests that a nerve is being pressed upon somewhere in your neck or arm. If it is both sides, you could have a chemical imbalance in your body. You need to have an examination to determine which it is. GOod luck! ...Read more

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I am a 24 F and I have been experiencing pins and needles in my hand by my baby finger it's worse if I move my hand a certain way, what could it be?

I am a 24 F and I have been experiencing pins and needles in my hand by my baby finger it's worse if I move my hand a certain way, what could it be?

Ulnar tunnel or rad: It could be ulnar tunnel syndrome or radial nerve or cervical disc or none of these. You could try wearing a wrist and see if that helps. If not you would be wise to see your physician. ...Read more