get pins and needles

get pins and needles

To experience a tingling sensation that occurs when blood returns to a numb limb. I'm getting pins and needles in my leg from sitting like this for so long. I got pins and needles in my arm after my son fell asleep on it during the movie.
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Do you regularly get pins and needles? Natasha Holt looks at the likely causes Many of us suffer from numbness or that feeling of pins and needles at times, especially in our hands and feet, and as annoying as it can be, mostly it's nothing to worry about.
A:IT is common to get pins and needles if you are lying on one side and you don't tend to move around a lot in bed.
Since then, some mornings my fingers go dead and I get pins and needles in my fingers.