I am sooooo tired after another terrible night with pins and needles - woken up 3 times with it last night! I am rather confuddled when I wake up so not completely sure what side I am lying on when I wake, but the sensation is always in my right hand and arm and I favour my left side when sleeping, so it doesn't seem to be caused by a restriction of blood flow and moving or massaging the area doesn't help. I'm thinking it may be linked to the potential spine issues from the HLA b27. I read that if you start to fuse it can cause nerve problems. It is causing pain, not just a mild pins and needles sensation - hence waking me - and it is my whole arm. Last night even my shoulder blade was affected! Still now as I type, my little finger is numb and "pins and needly". And I'm at work so I have to type!! It seems like such a little thing, but man, it is causing big problems. Thank goodness I am self employed and can take a break to moan on here
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