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What causes cold sweats,tinnitus and pins and needles in hands?

i got cold sweats, ringing in ears like i was going to pass out, then my forearms and hands got pins & needles and got stiff. fingers sticking straight out. lower legs had pins and needles too. this lasted about 5 mins and is gone. only my right side(hand) was the worst.
Fri, 27 Apr 2018
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Hello,

I would like to tell you that there are two causes for near fainting symptoms:

1. Heart Rhythm Disorder
2. Neurological disorder

Predominantly, your symptoms are of underlying neurological disorder, but the cardiac evaluation will also be required.

Kindly get a CT scan brain, ECG. Echocardiography and Holter (ambulatory ECG) done and consult a cardiologist and neurologist personally for a physical evaluation.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhanu Partap
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