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What causes pin prick sensation in legs?

I occasionally get a random pin prick sensation in legs, usually my calves but sometimes the back of my thigh as well. It only lasts a second and the. I itch or rub the area and it goes away. There is no mark or anyhing after it happens. What can be causing this?
Fri, 4 Aug 2017
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Thanks for your question dear from how much time you are experiencing​ this and do you have any other symptoms like back pain take tab pregabalin 50 mg one hs and if you continue with this problem have MRI lumbosacral spine thanks
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