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New symptom??

Hi.

I am un DX and awaiting appt with neuro.

Over past week I have been aware of pins and needles in my face. It is not all the time just every now and again, but it is happening dozens of times a day, every day, for the past week or so.

Is this a symptom that I need to tell neuro when I see him, or is it a case of me just being hyper aware of my face as I already have Trigeminal Neuralgia in the opthalmic branch. It is not massively bothersome and its not worrying me, but don’t want to take too huge a list of symptoms to the neuro and look neurotic! lol

Thanks guys.

Angela xxx

A long list is not usually a good idea, but if you are going to say trigeminal neuralgia, it won’t take more than a few seconds to add, “and I also get intermittent pins and needles on my face”.

Don’t add too many extras though; it’s usually best to stick to the major symptoms. Makes it simpler!

Karen x

Thanks Karen.

With the pins and needles in my face, it takes the list up to 7! Great idea on how to mention it.

Thanks for that.

Angela xx