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What causes tingling painful sensation in the back?

Hi, I've been experiencing a tingling on my back. It feels like 100 needles are poking me at once and only lasts a few seconds. I haven't been able to identify a trigger or anything that I feel may induce this sensation. It's extremely painful and I'm not sure what to do about it.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

This indicates nerve compression , you can take Methylcobalamine for this
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
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