Neurology Community
Pins and Needles
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Pins and Needles

Hi,  Late last year I had burning/ pins and needles on the palms of my hands and soles of feet for a few weeks eventually it went away and I thought no more of it.

A couple of weeks ago it reappeared and hasn't gone away yet.  I'm also getting muscle twitches in my hand and aches in my arm muscles and legs.  It's worst at night time and a little better in the morning when I wake up.

Today the pins and needles started in my face.  

Does anyone have any ideas on what this could be or experienced anything similar?

Tags: ms, burning
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Hi there.

From the way you described the symptoms, I believe that the sensations are neuropathic in nature, meaning that there can be problems in the nerves supplying those areas.  Common causes for these would include deficiencies in micronutrients such as the B vitamins and calcium, as well as stress and lack of sleep.  People with metabolic disorders such as diabetes can also present with these problems.  High sugar levels may eventually cause some nerve injury leading to these symptoms.  I suggest you inform your doctor about these and possibly discuss the conditions I mentioned.

Regards and God bless.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Hi,

Thanks for the advice, my blood tests came back all clear this week.  Looks like I'll be sent for an EMG next - fingers crossed for the same result.

I'll let you know how it goes
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1426651955
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
338416_tn?1420049302
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
293157_tn?1285877039
Blank
Wobbly
900662_tn?1380159390
Blank
johnniebear
chicago area, IL
585414_tn?1288944902
Blank
ILADVOCATE
NY