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Numbness, prickling sensation in arms, hands, stiffness, pain on sitting for long. Causes?

Hi, Since giving birth 3 months ago, I have constant numbness and pins and needles running down my left arm and hand . I also have it in my right arm but not as severe. It gets a lot worse as soon as I put any pressure on my arm or lift anything. I also have a lot of pain and stiffness if I am in the same position for more than about 5 minutes. If I am sat down for any length of time I have a severe pain that feels almost as if it is in the bone of my bottom. And I find it very difficult to move.
Asked On : Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Hi Thanks for the query,

From the symptoms you had described I would advice you to get Nerve conduction studies of both upper limbs and consult your local orthopedician or neurologist. I think you would be comfortable by taking oral Methylcobalamin preparations which you can start by getting as over the counter medications, by the time you get consultation from your doctors.
Answered: Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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