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13 Jul 2005

pins and needles in both hands
please can you advise me on the following:
over the past few months i have been waking up during the night with severe pins and needles and numbness in my hands, my elbows on the inner part feel as though they have locked and its very painful. My finger joints feel stiff all the time. Im 35 yrs of age and wonder what is causing this. i dont have any other symptoms apart from feeling extremely tired. i do have a thyroid condition for which i take eltroxin. Is it worth going to my doctor?
many thanks.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Jules, it might be due to a nerve being pinched in your neck or shoulders or a blood flow problem. Have you tried taking a long acting anti-inflammatory like Celebrex® or Coxflam®? If it doesn’t clear up the best would be to see your doctor. Good luck.
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