Pins and needles?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Jun 2011
Total Posts : 133
   Posted 7/20/2011 11:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey, I hope everyone is doing well :)

For the last little while I've noticed that I've been getting these pins and needles sensations randomly all over my body. Sometimes it will feel like I am being stabbed with a needle, and other times I will get a patch of skin that tingles with tiny little pricks. A few times in the past week entire patches of skin have gone numb and tingly like it feel asleep, even though there was no blood cut off or anything.

I am going to ask my doctor about it next time I see him (next week) but I was wondering if this was a part of fibro?

Forum Moderator

Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 16403
   Posted 7/20/2011 4:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Tara, a lot of us have the pins and needles thing.  I know I do.  I also get the sensation that my skin is wet or cold or hot.  Sometimes I feel like water is running down my leg or I have a bug crawling on me.  It's really weird but I'm glad you will discuss this with your doctor.  Let us know what they think!
Forum Moderator/Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Glaucoma, Scoliosis
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2011
Total Posts : 227
   Posted 7/20/2011 7:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah, this is supposed to be a common one for us. Luckily I don't get it too often. Sometimes I get the feeling of having a bug on me or that I've just been bitten by one, though when I look there's never anything there.

Today, though, I suddenly had the sensation that I had a drop of boiling water fall on my chest. It literally felt like a small glob of lava had landed on me. Obviously, there was nothing there, but the sensation was very severe and unusual. It lasted a few moments.

I know a lot of people get tingling in their hands and extremities, and I am lucky to not get that often. But some days I feel like there is a very thin glove on my hand that reduces my level of sensation. It doesn't take it away completely and there's no tingling or prickling or any real numbness, I just feel this weird.. softness? Like I have to work a bit harder to feel the sensation in my fingers. Anyone else?

Regular Member

Date Joined Jun 2011
Total Posts : 133
   Posted 7/23/2011 6:42 PM (GMT -6)   
I wasn't sure if this was a symptom of fibro or something else, but its good to know that I'm not the only one.

Its crazy what fibro does to us
*not yet diagnosed
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:27 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,514,247 posts in 278,035 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 150513 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, gorgioussmile33.
419 Guest(s), 18 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Paul65, sailorguy, cd3764, tangodancer101, Tudpock18, DaveNJ41, Sb77, Lymie Girl, Melg, couchtater, chaos100, InTheShop, puppylover, Nomar Schottzenkeister, almost medfree, Tall Allen, dmlvt, iPoop

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest  Follow on YouTube

©1996-2015 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer