Ask an expert
Question

23 Sep 2006

pin&needles
I am 17 years old and I'm frequently experiencing a pins&needles-like feeling all over my upper body, including my head. It goes on for quite a while and is vary annoying. There's no warning it just happens. I was wondering whether it could be a nerve that's being pressed. Please Reply ASAP.
Answer 293 views
Expert
CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Nico
could be low blood pressure, low bloodsugar or even anxiety. A nerve will only give you symptoms in one body part like an arm. I think you should see your doctor for some tests.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9465 votes
No
68% - 20205 votes
Vote