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pins needles an numbness in my fingers
at the end of last year i started to have pins and needles in my fingers and they kept going numb. i went to the drs and had a blood test. i was told their was nothing wrong. i put up with it until april when it got worse and my hands started shaking which is very annoying. in the meantime i had changed drs. i was given another blood test and had an xray, the dr thought it was arthritis as i couldn't straighten my fingers and i already have arthritis in my spine and legs. the results came back and i didn't have arthritis in my hands. again i left i finally decided to go back to the dr last week as i am now having lots of pain in my shoulders and arms.finally i have got the answer! i was born with scoliosis as well spina bifida. it turns out my spine is slowly starting to get worse and it is putting pressure on my neck which is causing all the pins and needles and numbness. i have got to go to the hospital for more tests and xrays to see how bad it has got. i am not sure if they will be able to do anything because they have xrayed my spine before and won't operate as they have told me i will walk into the hospital and come out in a wheelchair.