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What causes pins and needles in the foot after injury?

hi I was involved in a motor bike accident on Friday the top of my leg was damaged no bones broken but I have ben told very bad bruising and could be a slight tear in my muscle but I am getting pins and needles in my foot as well. My dad died from a blood clot which I am bit concerned this could be in family history I am a type two diabetic thank you
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
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Hi,

It’s neuropathic pain due to nerve injury. Uncontrolled diabetes and other neurological causes can also result in a similar clinical picture.

Consult a neurologist and get evaluated.

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

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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What causes pins and needles in the foot after injury?

Hi, It’s neuropathic pain due to nerve injury. Uncontrolled diabetes and other neurological causes can also result in a similar clinical picture. Consult a neurologist and get evaluated. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician