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Why I am experiencing pins and needles on my finger tips during my pregnancy ?

I am 35 y/o/f who is my is expecting my sixth child, I am also having difficulties with pins and needles in my finger tips , and only my finger tips. I am not a diabetic.
Asked On : Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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Hello there,

You might be having a condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome which is sometimes seen in pregnancy. There is nothing to worry about as the symptoms will subside after the delivery of the baby. However, DO CONTACT your doctor immediately if you have any numbness, decreased power in your hand/fingers, or a constant,continuous pain etc.

Meanwhile , try not to sleep on your hand. Try not to do repetitive movements at the wrist /fingers. Try not to keep your hand or arm in the same position for prolonged periods. Have a happy pregnancy :)

Answered: Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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