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Pins and needles

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Jane1980, Jun 22, 2019.

  1. Jane1980

    Jane1980 · Member

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    Hi, the past few weeks it seems to be getting worse, I wake up in the mornings with terrible puns and needles in my fingers, does anyone else??
     
  2. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    How quickly does it stop after waking? Is it in both hands and happening every day?

    Depending on your answers to the above, my best guess would be a circulation problem but I'd advise getting an appointment with your doc to discuss it.
     
  3. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Jane1980, is the tingling in all fingers or only some of them?
    Does it happen at any other time, or with any pairticular activity?
    And have you suffered from any neck injury?
    The answers to the above questions might narrow done the possible causes a bit and yes, a doctor is who will be best able to fully diagnose, investigate and sort it out for you.
     
  4. Jane1980

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    It’s in all my fingers every morning, I have blood test and chat with diabetic nurse Tuesday morning, she isn’t the most helpful, night call the specialists to see, should I be worried?
     
  5. Jane1980

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    Yes both hands everyday, goes within 5 mins,
    Should I be worried?
     
  6. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    If it was me I'd at least get a doctor's opinion on the matter.
     
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    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Do see your doctor about it - it could very well be the start of carpal tunnel syndrome, which we T1s are a bit prone to.
     
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