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Twitching Thumb And Pins And Needles
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...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
Today: Pins and needles all over body/ mouth. Sever hand and wrist cramping, very tight fist and wrist bending inward towards body.
Paresthesias vs nerv: this can be a lot of problems. It may not be anything serious and could be paresthesias.you need to see your doctor to make sure it's not some infection, inflammation, myofacial pain, or even poisoning like botulism, electrolyte imbalance, etc.sometimes we see these types of symptoms with emotional stress. You need to see your physician to clarify what may be the cause of this. ...Read more
Pain in my neck then had pins and needles in right hand and constant nerve twitching with all my fingers?
Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or blood vessel in the upper chest/shoulder region) and peripheral neuropathy (carpal or cubital tunnel, and diabetic neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fingers twitching specially left hand and thumb and index fingers, with pain, and the doctor said elbow compression, is twitching normal in elbow compression?
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
Thumbs and eye twitching. Numbness and tingling and prickly pain starting in hand and feet and work its way up to arm and legs. Can't walk or move?
Multiple problems: See u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Twitching in my right index finger along with pain in my wrist and palm. No tingling sensation or burning. Carpal tunnel. I type all day.
Possibly CTS: With your typing history, it is certainly possible for you to have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This can give you sensory changes in the thumb, index, middle fingers. However, you can just have pain and weakness. Anti inflammatory medications may help as well as rest or splinting. I would see someone to be evaluated so you can get some relief. Good luck! ...Read more
Need More Info: This is likely from a pinched nerve causing pressure on a nerve to the hand called the ulnar nerve. The questions where is the nerve pinched and why will guide therapy. Talk to your doctor or a HealthTap doctor. Simple OTC remedies may help, but would want to know more about your health before recommending something specific. ...Read more
Several Reasons: Collette, this could be sore muscles from repetitive activity or nerve irritation. If you have discomfort at night try a wrist brace to keep your wrist still to see if this helps. Simple stretches might help as well. See your doctor if these simple approaches to do not help. ...Read more
pins and needles in right hand and right forearm, numb lips and right cheek for about 15mins.
blurred vision. Should i worry?
Neurologist: These seemingly dissociated neurologic symptoms could be caused by a demyelinating disorder such as multiple sclerosis and i recommend an examination by a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment, if necessary. Carpal tunnel problems could possibly explain the right hand and forearm symptoms but not the facial ones, blurry vision or headache. ...Read more
Chest, arm, hand, back pain for 3 months with twitching all over, palpitations, pins and needles in hands and feet, headaches, anxiety about ALS & MS?
NEEDS TO BE SEEN: YOUR SYMPTOMS NEEDS TO BE EVALUATED BY A NEUROLOGIST FOR DIAGNOSIS ..GOING ON TOO LONG. ...Read more
My friend woke up with pins and needles in his thumb that lasted almost the whole day. What would cause that?
Am getting burning sensation in forearm and constant pins and needles in thumb over the last 3 days.
I get pins and needles in my hands shoulders almost every night. I also get a pain in my thumbs and wrist area?
? pinched nerve(s): in your neck or ? carpal tunnel syndrome, try different pillows till you find the right one that won't cause much strain on your neck and relieve the symptoms. As for your hand and wrist you may use braces at night and try to lose weight, pain killers may help. If any of the above doesn't work see your doctor for assessment and possible referral to a neurologist/ neurosurgeon, good luck ...Read more
I had a opperation and a put a screw in my scaphoid 8 month ago and i am now getting pins and needles in my thumb and index finger?
Had right thumb pins and needles for two weeks now. Is this carpal tunnel? Or MS? It started after doing lots of crafts using scissors.
Forearm trauma. Temp. pins and needles in my thumb, regained normal feeling. Now every time I have thumb to ceiling,bend wrist down, tingles in thumb?
I have had light numbness in my right hand thumb. I noticed at times it radiates like pins and needles up my arm?
See your doctor: See your doctor. He may wish to order an emg. This may be carpal tunnel. ...Read more
I fell asleep on my arm weird 2 days ago and woke up with a numb (kinda pins and needles) thumb. It still is like this. What should I do?
I experience pins and needles in my left arm especially thumb and 1st three fingers during sleep. I have had ASDF surgery two years. What can I do?
My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm.Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles.why please?
Does Julie: Have trouble with her neck? This type of problem is oft associated with a pinched nerve root in the cervical spine (neck). Of course there are other explanations as well, but this is the first thing that comes to mind. A series of plain x rays, a history and a physical exam, along with a neurological assessment should illuminate the problem. See a family doctor or internist to start the evaluation ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have had for the last month pins and needles in my left arm wrist fingers and thumb.I recently had a cranioplasty.Should i inform my gp or the brain?
My left hand feels like it has permanent pins and needles. My fingertips are numb, it is very sore on my palm at the section under my thumb, cant grip?
Carpal Tunnel: Sounds like you might have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) where the nerve entering your wrist is compressed and causes symptoms as you describe. Typically CTS does not involve the pinky finger so this is a good clue. If you think it is carpal tunnel you can try a wrist splint and anti-inflammatory medication (assuming you can take these) and see if it settles. If not, then a visit to your doctor. ...Read more
5 weeks in a cast for non displaced distal radius fracture.can rotate my thumb but not bend it. Also experiencing a numb, pins and needles sensation ?
Tendons to the thumb: cross over the radius and can be irritated and painful when there is a distal radius fracture. the thumb tendon that raises the thumb can be prone to rupture also. the thumb muscle that flexes the tip originates on the radius and surgery can disturb it transiently. Speak to your surgeon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi Drs. I have had pins and needles on the left side of my face most of today with ‘hot flashes’ in area. My right side felt like it was twitching?
Have pins and needles like, twitching like, pulsing sensation around my knee , comes and goes depending on position.No injury.No gym.?
Radicular pain: Ofter, there are changes to the bones of our bodies. At the level of the spine, changes may cause nerve compression. If the involved nerve is the sciatic nerve, there may be pain and dysesthesia in (any or all) thigh, knee, lower leg, and foot. You may be having radicular pain, originating from nerves being compressed in your lumbo-sacral spine. See your family doctor for a thorough work-up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fingers twitching, pins and needles for 2 years. Diagnosed VIT-D deficient, take 50,000 units a week. Now severe pain in T-Spine. What could it be?
Need evaluation: While those with low D are more likely to have back pain, the T-spine pain is probably not directly related-many possible causes. Please see your doctor for further evaluation. If your 50,000 unit D is prescription D2 STOP IT NOW and change to Vit D3. Research shows D2 is dangerous but many docs don't know this. See http://tinyurl.com/6qgpd24 and please tell the doc who prescribed D2 about this. ...Read more
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