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Tingling in hands and pins and needles
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Tingling in hands and pins and needles

I have RA and osteoporosis, and have tingling in hands and pins and needles but more so in one hand. Has anyone had this with RA?
Thanks in advance for your advise.
Sherrie
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Hello,
Tingling or numbness in hands is not related to rheumatoid arthritis until and unless it is associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. In this the median nerve is compressed at the wrist in a place called the carpel tunnel.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.



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