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    Hello.

    I keep getting pins and needles in my left hand for no apparent reason.....

    It mostly happens at night when I am asleep, and then in the morning.

    Anyone else eperienced this problem of a constant numb hand??

    Its quite annoying....

    TY
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    now ive got rid of the pins and needles by letting my arm hang down allowing blood to get to it....

    But now my hand hurts when I try and make a fist
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    (Original post by Ugly Bob)
    Hello.

    I keep getting pins and needles in my left hand for no apparent reason.....

    It mostly happens at night when I am asleep, and then in the morning.

    Anyone else eperienced this problem of a constant numb hand??

    Its quite annoying....

    TY
    is could be rsi ( repititive strain injury) people get it ferom things like playing lots of pc games and typing loads - do you use you hands alot if so cut down
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    as a guitarist - yes. But ive been using it in the same way for years....
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    (Original post by Ugly Bob)
    as a guitarist - yes. But ive been using it in the same way for years....
    yer but i can jus come on suddenly
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    I get pins and needles a lot as I have Raynauds disease.

    You talk of a "constant" numb hand.

    Does your hand change colour during these pins/needles attacks? I mean, like, does it go very pale, to blue/purple, then a burning red colour? If so, go to your GP and explain the symptoms. If they're concerned they'll probably run some tests for Raynauds disease.

    Btw Raynauds isn't scary or life threatening so don't worry, and I'm not intending to worry you! Chances are you won't have it, it's very rare - but mild symptoms are common in the majority of people.
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    Do you find that these pins and needles and "numb hand" comes on when you're exposed to colder conditions than normal?
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    nope and nope

    I can't see anything that would cause it....

    Ive been numb when waking up over the last 4 mornings or so, and sometimes if i leave it in one position for a while it wil l come on, but i dont know why!
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    (Original post by Ugly Bob)
    nope and nope

    I can't see anything that would cause it....

    Ive been numb when waking up over the last 4 mornings or so, and sometimes if i leave it in one position for a while it wil l come on, but i dont know why!
    go get it checked - pop in to the pharmacy in boots or a supermarket when your next out they are very helpful and wil tell you if you should see a doctor
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    Are the pins and needles all over your hand or just certain fingers. Could be carpal tunnel syndrome if its only the thumb, index and middle finger!
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    (Original post by giddychick)
    Are the pins and needles all over your hand or just certain fingers. Could be carpal tunnel syndrome if its only the thumb, index and middle finger!
    you cant just catch a syndrome though, can you?

    Its like all over my hand
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    I don't think you can catch a syndrome over night, but maybe it could develop over a long period of time?

    It may well just be a sprained wrist or hand, and something is stopping the blood getting to your fingers.

    I think it would be best to go to the doctors and explain the situation, and see what s/he says.

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    (Original post by Ugly Bob)
    you cant just catch a syndrome though, can you?

    Its like all over my hand
    I get pins and needles/tingling all down my left arm when my back gets really tense because sometimes it catches a nerve....do you think it could be that something up your arm has caught on a nerve? If it's still going on either visit the doctor or phone nhs direct. x
 
 
 
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