Translation of pins and needles in Spanish:

pins and needles

hormigueo, n.

See Spanish definition of hormigueo

plural noun

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    hormigueo masculine
    I've got pins and needles in my leg tengo un hormigueo en la pierna
    • I have received quite a few letters from people suffering from restless legs, pins and needles and other tingling sensations which have not been found to be caused by anything in particular.
    • She climbed on his back and lay there, felt the surface beneath start to prick like pins and needles in the rising warmth.
    • These symptoms consist mainly of tingling, numbness, a sensation of pins and needles in the extremities, and muscle aches.
    • It affects the muscles used to move (voluntary muscles), but not the nerves dealing with sensation, so there is no numbness or pins and needles.
    • She complained of pain in the right shoulder and upper right arm, numbness, swelling and pins and needles in the upper right arm, pounding headache, dizziness, insomnia, weight gain.
    • Both her legs were tingling with pins and needles.
    • There was a tingling in my limbs like pins and needles that grew more and more intense, like aching like real needles, then like fire under my skin, then something beyond burning.
    • I found it to be a sensation not unlike pins and needles which pulses in the hand, not painful but not pleasant either.
    • Station officer Graham Davies said: ‘He was complaining about pins and needles in his legs.’
    • He is very weak, suffers from pins and needles, and uses a wheelchair to get around.
    • ‘They are experiencing nagging pain spreading across their backs and legs, numb fingers and recurring pins and needles,’ he says.
    • The 47-year-old father-of-two said he suffered several attacks a day when his fingers turned white, followed by pins and needles.
    • The inquest heard she reported to the A & E ward with pins and needles in her hands and legs, feeling nauseous and with a headache.
    • Today, I've got pins and needles in my right hand.
    • The woman, in her 20s, complained of pins and needles in her neck and paramedics wanted to put a spine board into the back of her seat to carefully get her out the vehicle.
    • Nigel and Sharron said they became concerned for Emma in February last year when she began suffering from constant pins and needles down one side of her body.
    • For eight months she had experienced pins and needles down her right side.
    • My mother had been complaining of pins and needles up her right arm, but she just put it down to poor circulation.
    • Savannah started to feel pins and needles in her back and her right arm turned blue a week after the accident.
    • If in addition to headaches you have muscle cramps in your legs, difficulty sleeping, or pins and needles in your hands and feet, your diet may be deficient.