I just have a quick medical question. Since about yesterday afternoon, I have had pins and needles in my right hand, and my inner elbow is tender. I have both lowered my arm and elevated it, but it has not helped. Should I worry?
The pins and needles sensation is suggestive of peripheral neuropathy (a nerve involvement). However, tenderness in the elbow means pain in the bones. So we need to make sure your bones are fine because sometimes any trauma to the hand can cause pain in your bones and nerves. However, that does not seem to be the case with you. In your case, it seems to be simple peripheral neuropathy which can be treated with the following medications easily:
1. Tablet Methylcobalamine 1500 mcg once daily and tablet folic acid 5 mg once daily.
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.. writing in, and I understand your concern. Pins and needles sensation occurring sometimes is a normal phenomenon. Do you have any history of diabetes? Any addictions? Is it more during nighttime?
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