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20 Apr 2006

pins & needles in left ring finger & pinkie
Every now & then I get pins & needles and numbness in my left ring finger & pinkie & that side of the hand. I have a protruding vein on the inside of my left arm just under the hand and sometimes it is so protruding that it pains. I can actually see when it collapses. Do you think the two have something in common?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Germi
Yes it could have - you may have pressure due to swollen tissue on the vein and nerve in your elbow. An Orthopod will be able to see with a MRI whether you need to have it decompressed.
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