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What Causes Pins And Needles Around Anus
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What exactly could be causing skin crawling and biting sensation and pins and needles like feeling in fingers?
Neuropathy: Your skin and fingers are innervated by numerous nerve endings that generate sensation that is transmitted to the brain. If these nerve endings are injured or damaged, you can have the strange feelings that you describe. This is a neuropathy. Some of the common causes include diabetes, chemotherapy, and some medications. ...Read more
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
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
What causes pins and needles, ichy sensations in arms,face , legs, ? Nerve pain in feet, and hands?MS?
Unknown: That wide distribution of symptoms is non orthopedic and non neurologic ...Read more
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
Need more info: A whole host of things can cause this. Much more information would be needed to help determine the cause. For example is it more during the day or at night, which fingers. Etc. The most common causes for tingling in the upper extremities are peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, or a pinched nerve in the neck (radiculopathy). Though much more info would be needed... ...Read more
Pinched nerve?: Usually that type of feeling is coming from the nerves being pinched or pushed on somehow. The skin neves run along the top of the thigh, so make sure you are not wearing tight pants. Also, leaning against a counter for several hours can cause that. They can also be getting pinched due to arthritis or other problems in the spine. That is more likely at your age. I'd see your doc to get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neural impingement: 41 yo awakens with transient leg paresthesias. Sciatica due to pelvic plexus subluxation and concomitant neural impingement is the most likely explanation; due to limbo-pelvic organic and/or functional stenosis. Transient paresthesias suggest an intermittent impingement & not an organic disorder, which could characteristically arouse constant paresthesias if it were to cause constant neural imping ...Read more
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
Having "pins and needles" like feelings, especially in my hands, also buzzing in my hands and skin crawling sensation. No other symptoms. Help me?
Hi doctors. Sometimes i experienced numbness on my toes and finger tips and it feels like pins and needles. Also tingling. What is the prevention for?
Find the cause: It sounds as if you may have neuropathy, a disease that compromises nerve function. While diabetes is the most common cause in the us, there are many other possible causes that should be investigated. A more sensitive study (a glucose tolerance test) can also diagnose early diabetes in people who otherwise appear normal. A neurologist can help with the search for causes and help manage symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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