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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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Buring sensation in my anus and also occasional and mld pain in my buttocks with pins and needles. Goint to the toilet does not seem to change anythin?

Buring sensation in my anus and also occasional and mld pain in my buttocks with pins and needles. Goint to the toilet does not seem to change anythin?

Please consider...: What circumstances/activity cause symptoms? Does it awaken you from sleep? Is bleeding or change in bowel pattern also present? What are your risk factors and exposures? Any anal trauma (enemas, intercourse, manual or instrumental insertion)? Responses to these questions will alter the answer (and the reassurance) you seek. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles in my leg while sleeping?

What causes pins and needles in my leg while sleeping?

Neural impingement: 41 yo awakens with leg paresthesia as sleep surface ground forces torque her bony pelvic girdle. Sacroiliac joint ligament laxity & subluxation incites pre-sacral plexus impingement of neural tracts that beget her sciatic nerve; arousing paresthesias reflective of intermittent & functional neural impingement. Organic stenosis would arouse constant radiculopathy characteristic of neuropathic pain. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles?

What causes pins and needles?

Nerve compression: It is due to pressure on the nerve that goes to that area. ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles sensation with numbness in the whole body with weakness?

What causes pins and needles sensation with numbness in the whole body with weakness?

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

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What causes pins and needles in your feet?

What causes pins and needles in your feet?

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

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What causes pins and needles in both hands and swelling?

What causes pins and needles in both hands and swelling?

? carpal tunnel syndr: You most likely possess localized synovitis over the wrists due to keyboarding, which might compress the median nerve at the wrist. See your doctor and possibly get an EMG test to evaluate. ...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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What causes pins and needles tingling in neck, chest, tommy, and back areas over heat and emotional reactions since over 3 months?

What causes pins and needles tingling in neck, chest, tommy, and back areas over heat and emotional reactions since over 3 months?

Can be paresthesias: This could be will we call paresthesia which are uncomfortable skin sensations skin sensations cause these symptoms ...Read more

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What causes pins and needles in my left little finger to spread to my hand?

What causes pins and needles in my left little finger to spread to my hand?

Cubital Tunnel: Cubital tunnel syndrome is a pinched nerve in the elbow that causes numbness and tingling in the ring and little finger. Initial treatment consists of night time bracing. See a hand surgeon for an evaluation. ...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

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What might cause a pins-and-needles sensation?

What might cause a pins-and-needles sensation?

Nerve compression: This is usually due to a disturbance of a nerve by compression from an external force or some internal dysfunction like a disc protrusion or swelling along the path of the nerve. Other causes include diabetes, and chemotherapy. Most can be stopped with massage or readjustment of the position of the involved limb. If persistent see your family doctor for analysis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pins and needles in my thighs?

What is the cause of pins and needles in my thighs?

Meralgia: The most common cause of tingling in the lateral (outside) of the thighs is pressure on the lateral cutaneous nerve. This nerve is shallow at the front of the pelvic bone, and can be compressed there by tight, low belts; injured by a bump at that level, or by a belly that is enlarged, like in pregnancy. It is particularly common in diabetics. If you can avoid pressure on the nerve it may recover. ...Read more

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For about six months I have been getting pins and needles and numbness. What causes this?

For about six months I have been getting pins and needles and numbness. What causes this?

Numbness: This caused by either a nerve problem, muscle knots or a circulation problem. Any combination of these is also possible. I strongly suggest seeing your family doc or a pm&r specialist to sort this out and get proper care. ...Read more

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What causes me to have pins and needles in my chest and back while having a horrible coughing spell?

What causes me to have pins and needles in my chest and back while having a horrible coughing spell?

This may have been: From one of several reasons including local nerve irritation as the nerves exiting the spine in this region travel under each of the ribs where there are chest muscles used to move the ribs during breathing and coughing ...Read more

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I have pain in my shoulder and I some times feel pins and needles when I get excited. What could be the casue.

I have pain in my shoulder and I some times feel pins and needles when I get excited. What could be the casue.

See your doctor: 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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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 causes my feet to feel like pins and needles I have hydrocephalus?

What causes my feet to feel like pins and needles I have hydrocephalus?

Neuropathy: Pins and needle sensation can be due to a peripheral nerve disorder or neuropathy. Poor circulation, alcohol use or side effect from certain medications, low vitamin b12, abnormal thyroid, diabetes and immune disorders are among the most common causes. Check with your physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment. This may not be related to hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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What causes the pins and needles feeling?

What causes the pins and needles feeling?

Spine nerve irritate: Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a. ...Read more

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What are causes of pins and needles all of the time?

What are causes of pins and needles all of the time?

Varies: There are many potential causes including disc bulge, thoracic outlet syndrome (cervicobrachial syndrome), piriformis syndrome or peripheral nerve entrapments depending upon location. Most of these can be treated conservatively with myofascial release, spinal and extremity manipulation, acupuncture, traction and rehab. ...Read more

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What can cause random pins and needles feeling across the body?

What can cause random pins and needles feeling across the body?

Psychogenic pain: Is a pain disorder associated with psychological factors. Some types of mental or emotional problems can cause, increase and maintain pain. A person with a psychogenic pain disorder may complain of pain that does not match his or her symptoms and it's far from the logic. However, it is real pain and needs to be addressed by a doctors team approach. ...Read more

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What exactly is it that causes the pins and needles feeling from acetezolomide? What is the actual process? Why does it happen?

What exactly is it that causes the pins and needles feeling from acetezolomide? What is the actual process? Why does it happen?

It just does: Obviously it's some kind of effect the acetAzolAmide has on the nervous system. This is a side effect common to carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. The exact mechanism is unknown. If you get training in the field of neuropharmacology and figure it out, please get back to us with the answer. ...Read more

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Does ALS cause pins and needles?

Does ALS cause pins and needles?

Yes: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease is a progressive degenerative motor neuron disease. In 20-30% of the people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, initial onset of tingling, and paresthesia can proceed motor symptoms, without objective sensory loss on examination as part of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-plus syndrome. ...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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Frequent/chronic pins and needles in fingers. What could be the cause of this and how can I treat it?

Frequent/chronic pins and needles in fingers. What could be the cause of this and how can I treat it?

Please see below: If these symptoms are in the hands only it most likely to be a possible carpal tunnel.
If these symptoms are in the feet too, it will be more systemic condition.
In any case being evaluated at the office of your local neurologist and have ncs/emg done will help to establish diagnosis and treat the symptoms based on the nature of the condition. ...Read more

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Could vitamin B12 cause pins and needles?

Could vitamin B12 cause pins and needles?

Lack of this can: A lack of vitamin b 12 can cause neurologic symptoms of parsthesias or pins and needles sensation due to neuropathy. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and pins and needles in the face and lips?

What causes numbness and pins and needles in the face and lips?

Hyperventilation: Breathing too much over a period of time can do this. Sometimes this is subtle. Try this test: breath as fast and deeply as you can for a full two minutes. If this reproduces your symptoms we are on to something. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


Around Anus (Definition)

Around, to me, would mean you can touch anus (opening) and the other thing you are concerned with at the same time ...Read more