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What Causes Pins and Needles?

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Ever wondered what causes that strange tingling feeling? Well, settle in as Quick Questions explains how it works. Just be careful how you sit. Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Chris Peters, and Fatima Iqbal. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow Sources: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia.htm http://mentalfloss.com/article/21035/why-do-limbs-fall-asleep http://www.livescience.com/33727-pins-needles-sensation.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20592403 http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Pins_and_needles http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Pins-and-needles/Pages/Introduction.aspx
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Unstrafe (4 дня назад)
whenever i get pins and needles in my feet i just feel like chopping them off uhh xd
GachaJenny Kitty (8 дней назад)
Ow oof I can’t walk oowowowowow Ahhhhh! The pins and needles hurt so much!!!!! Basically I was crossing my legs to long HELP ooooooow! Oof Press this button to know how I feel l l ⬇️
AgentApple (14 дней назад)
Usually if its in my hand, like it usually is for me, i go to the bathroom and run it down in water, it masks the tingling feeling
radioactive platypus (19 дней назад)
Is it a sign of any underlying diseases or conditions?
Fukeina drawer (20 дней назад)
Just gonna bang my elbow on the wall *bangs elbow on wall* I’m ready for my shot *lady looks at me with concern*
Mark Schwiffty 2 (22 дня назад)
So it's basically a glitch in real life
Eyes Ontoast (1 месяц назад)
I like to call it static television
I AM BTS TRASH (1 месяц назад)
I really didn’t know about this and I wanted to know if this is normal and i am watching while having pin and needles
Stephanie Urbina (1 месяц назад)
Thank you I needed to know about pins and needles.😎😎😎😎😂
Arch Angel (1 месяц назад)
So several times in the last couple months I’ve woken up and my arm was completely dead. No feeling at all and I couldn’t move it, it was like a sack of meat dangling from my shoulder. And it took like 10 min to reboot, and its always the same arm. What is that called?
C r e 8 i v i t y (19 дней назад)
It hurts my hand really bad
YeetEm (1 месяц назад)
It always happens to my right hand
Hiana Draws (1 месяц назад)
But can you help me please! I may not write this right cause i felt pins and needle to my whole body when i Sing or maybe when i'm Nervous or singing High notes Please!!! HELP
Vitale Tufuga (1 месяц назад)
Wow who wouldve that ur body doesnt really grow pins and needles
Jsbsh Shehsh (2 месяца назад)
This made me uncomfortable
Meddlesomedragon (2 месяца назад)
I don't just get pins and needles, I get the feeling of nails and burning. It hurts so badly it's made me cry before.
YeetEm (1 месяц назад)
That ain't normal.
natalie rosales (2 месяца назад)
I got that this morning :(
Mutasim Mannan (2 месяца назад)
When I get pins and needles in my legs it really makes me CROSS
Ciaran McIntyre (3 месяца назад)
https://youtu.be/cIboJm2WzKY
SRN DA NOOB (3 месяца назад)
I always HAVE IT!
sTone ForesT (3 месяца назад)
Why the heck do we randomly get pains just cause pain
M H S (3 месяца назад)
it's called honeymoon syndrome
Ryder21 (3 месяца назад)
My anatomy and physiology professor had the best way of describing this, a kinked hose where the pressure is finally released. She had us actually sit on one of our feet for several minutes and had us all stand up and attempt to walk around. Incredibly hilarious woman and a fantastic professor
Emerald Sierra (4 месяца назад)
My hand became super numb and tingly when I was playing fortnite on my phone
rimmersbryggeri (4 месяца назад)
Is paraestesia also the symptom of leprocy?
DzN x ReFleX (4 месяца назад)
I like the feeling is that weird ?
BOB ZILLA (4 месяца назад)
I like pins and needles in my hands and then get the blood flow back
Khalid Abu Shawarib (4 месяца назад)
The tumor part explains why I had numbness close to the place of a fat tumor that was removed through surgery.
alex wilson (4 месяца назад)
arrr mate thas clever
Eisen Heinrich (5 месяцев назад)
To me it feels more like an electric shock than anything else haha
kskits ._ (5 месяцев назад)
If I bend my spine or neck for long periods of time, when I move them to the neutral position there's this awful burning sensation. Is that normal?
Illien Galene (5 месяцев назад)
I feel it everytime I sit down. Can be a damaged Ischias nerve too.
Jaya Taylor-Reuter (5 месяцев назад)
I have pareesthesia in my hands but I get it when I’m just playing on my phone ???
Pranit More (5 месяцев назад)
My whole body is getting poked like needles and pin , what is the reason behind this plzzz help
Jr Say (5 месяцев назад)
I feel needles going into my head and needles going into my arm when there are no needles
Random Kid (5 месяцев назад)
...I actually like the feeling of pins and needles. Anyone else?
candymountainn (5 месяцев назад)
I thought the nerves physically get squished, and they send garbled messages back to your brain which equates to the pins and needles feeling? no?
Invisible Shadow (6 месяцев назад)
I just had one rn
Sketch Bloo (6 месяцев назад)
How ironic. I had pins and needles while watching this video.
Ducklag 2006 (6 месяцев назад)
I like the feeling lol
Lucian schwartz-croft (6 месяцев назад)
BWAAAAAAH
Rayhaan Mir (6 месяцев назад)
Dang chronic pins and needles sounds bad
Skye Murphy (7 месяцев назад)
Once had to sit on the floor as part of a school assembly, because of the cramped seating my leg went dead but I couldn't move to release it - and then I had to walk and my foot was visibly unresponsive and heavy; not great
SKB Artistry (7 месяцев назад)
In Denmark we describe it as my leg or my arm "is sleeping". Oh, and hitting the funny bone is usually called "getting stunned" or "getting a shock up/down through my arm" or "my leg"
Brandon Diaz (7 месяцев назад)
This happens when I take to long taking a dump. I’m usually watching Sci-Show anyway.
Gangstar1431 (7 месяцев назад)
My right foot gets pins and needles everytime i sit on the toilet. Anyone else?
Daniel Reyes/Gaming/Funny Toy Vids (7 месяцев назад)
I like pins and needles
David Mirsky (7 месяцев назад)
When you sit on your phone on the toilet for too long.
Sophia R (7 месяцев назад)
Friendly reminder that if you ever are in a situation where you have to stand for a long period of time, don’t lock your knees. The restriction of your blood flow can make you pass out.
acoustikangaroo (8 месяцев назад)
I have this most of the time in my neck and ears :(
Bu11et Club 4 Life (8 месяцев назад)
I like pins and needles ESPECIALLY IN MY HANDS 😌 Am I weird?
kill me pls (8 месяцев назад)
I hate pins and nails
Hype_Madz (8 месяцев назад)
Help I've had pins and needles for 2 hours
MicrowaveGamer (8 месяцев назад)
So... If that's what's happening to my arm/leg/hand/foot... Why does continuously waving the unfortunate limb around make that feeling go away?
Arli Sidow (8 месяцев назад)
Arm fell asleep while watching this as it tingled.
I'm a Goos (9 месяцев назад)
Where I live the feeling is described as ants climbing your body...
Karina sl (9 месяцев назад)
STORY BOUT MY LITTLE FINGER (for the people who do/do not care :)) just a couple minutes ago my left hand got pins and needles and my little finger went proper NUMB. no tingles, just numb. I felt that finger with my right hand and I couldn't feel myself pinching it. instead of me feeling like I was touching my finger it felt like I was touching a rubber sausage or something. I'd wiggle that left little finger with my right hand and it was so weird. I gotta admit I also bit my finger and I bit harder and harder and them suddenly I felt it, but still it was weird.
mrdestruct1 (9 месяцев назад)
I sat on the toilet for longer than I care to admit... here I am
frank ortiz (9 месяцев назад)
Pins and needles, needles an pins. A happy man is a man that grins ! 😬
Anomaly88man (9 месяцев назад)
I slept on my arm before, and I couldn't move my arm for several minutes.
MrfantasticXX Gaming (9 месяцев назад)
I have it now, it just came out of nowhere and won't go away
Xing'er He (9 месяцев назад)
Why do you get this feeling when you eat Sichuan peppers (which are citrus fruits, not chili peppers)?
Eggburt (9 месяцев назад)
My old health teacher had permanent Paresthesia, the never ending pins and needles feeling in his right foot. Idk how he can survive.
Penguin S (9 месяцев назад)
Sometimes wake up and can't move your leg cause it numb
Nathalie Grieves (9 месяцев назад)
Its horrible
Ramrod (9 месяцев назад)
Carple tunnel?
Ali Hassan (9 месяцев назад)
hi this is my first comment
Froggy McCuntfuck (9 месяцев назад)
Why does it hurt so much
j elle (9 месяцев назад)
FUN FACT I FELL DOWN A FLIGHT OF WOODEN STAIRS WHEN I WAS 12 AND DAMAGED MY ULNAR NURVE IN MY RIGHT ARM SO NOW WHEN I HIT MY FUNNY BONE ON THAT ARM I DONT FEEL ANYTHING BUT MY ARM KINDA GETS COLD
Lethal Chicken (9 месяцев назад)
I hate peens and niddles
Kathy Speed (9 месяцев назад)
What about pins and needles in your face??
Kuzu :D (9 месяцев назад)
I enjoy the numbness, but not pins and needles.
Grades Games (9 месяцев назад)
Sometimes i wake up totally unable to feel my entire arm i have to wait for a few seconds before i get to feel it...
Morgan Bennett (10 месяцев назад)
I hate that
thecat (10 месяцев назад)
i wore a watch too tight for a few weeks and it squished the ulnar nerve and i had one and a half numb fingers for a couple months
Karnye Stewart (10 месяцев назад)
I love pins and needles
Danielle Howe (10 месяцев назад)
I used to get pins And needles for one of my medication, stopped taking it because the face tingling was a bit much
The incarnation of boredom (10 месяцев назад)
how I fix this problem when my small finger falls asleep from not using it to type is dunk it in some cold water. Usually works.
The incarnation of boredom (10 месяцев назад)
i have a question for a video: Why does that area right below your ear sometimes hurt when you chew something or smile?
Travis Negrete (10 месяцев назад)
I had arm surgery that damaged my ulnar nerve so I have partial numbness in my arm. When I hit my funny bone, after the pins and needles goes away my nerve damage is more severe and wide spread in that arm for a few hours before returning to normal. Normally only the back side of my arm is numb but when I hit my funny bone even the back side of my hand gets numb, really scary! Why is this?
Muhammad Ashiq (10 месяцев назад)
This is also a sign of diabetes.
Jillian A (10 месяцев назад)
i have pins and needles in my leg rn :(
angelica (10 месяцев назад)
Who is watching this with pins and needles
Melanie H. (10 месяцев назад)
I was sleeping in a car using my arm as a pillow. My arm was bent with my hand supporting my head and my elbow on the arm rest. I did this for 1 hour and my arm was numb for a LONG time.
Paget Vido (10 месяцев назад)
What if you really like the feeling of pins and needles? Can you cause serious damage if you intentionally trigger it somewhat regularly?
Keegan Vader (10 месяцев назад)
I just had a tumor removed that was pressing up against my spine and sciatic nerve now I have chronic paresthesia down my entire left leg.
Margarita Casas (11 месяцев назад)
I describe it as a staticky feeling
Seth Person (11 месяцев назад)
I used to enjoy that sensation... but this video made me terrified of it.
Anup Kaushik (11 месяцев назад)
Bro u have made the video with basic understanding. But also upload a video with several way of curing / healing Paresthesia
Stephanie Szeponski (11 месяцев назад)
I usually shake my limb or smack the area. It seems to make it go away faster.
Nate Grettenberger (11 месяцев назад)
I have this feeling that someone is pricking me with a needle all over my torso legs arms and neck and it happens when I'm pacing, is this parenthesis?
Madame Nox (11 месяцев назад)
Who else got paresthesia watching this while sitting on a toilet in the thinker position
light564 (11 месяцев назад)
Forgot one more thing, while you're standing up rub your legs or the affected area in a downward motion Or if it's the arm rub It gently so that you're going towards your hand. You'll notice a cold sensation and the feeling will return faster. Also you can have that pens and needles feeling when you lose all feeling in your appendages because you're cold
Scarlet Peoni (11 месяцев назад)
I'm confused, I've been diagnosed with CPTSD but have also been diagnosed with spinal nerve compression, bulging disk and b12/iron/vitamin D absorption problems as well as reflux and in the past has surgery on colon which is when my mental health changed drastically, very difficult to pinpoint which is what. Recently I've felt very panicked about my future because of some relationship and housing and work issues but also was sat working for a couple of days with limited movement, so hard to pinpoint if mental health is setting this off or stillness. I feel extremely stiff the more I've exercised and tickling sensation underneath the skin near my spine but now it's all over my body if I sit for longer than a minute which is difficult when you need the toilet or to sit at a laptop. Anyone similar?
OG FlamingBlaze (11 месяцев назад)
Who was watching this while having Pins and Needles?
Blade (1 год назад)
Jesus. If I had chronic paresthesia, at that point I’d probably rather kill myself.
Johnny Lohe (1 год назад)
I sleep and get it in my head, the top
LiStEn BrO (1 год назад)
It doesn’t hurt it just feels weird
Angelo Gomes (1 год назад)
Why do nerds always talking in an annoying voice
Sumi Ramsawak (1 год назад)
Why do you get hiccups?

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