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Does anyone else get a tingle in their he anw when they are cross stitching and if so, do you know what it is.

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Arthritis? Carpal Tunal? Cross Stitch Elbow?
Could be a posture issue...or, are you leaning on your elbow? You could try stretching your arms , neck, and hands before, after, and during your stitching sessions. :)
I get that tingling often and it is due to a pinched nerve in my neck. I usually get relief if I stretch my neck and head towards the opposite shoulder. Hope this helps!
I get relief by putting an ice pack on my elbow, along the outside and taking a day off of stitching. Usually the tingling comes from too much stitching.
My neck, shoulder and hand sometimes hurt but I know it's because I have a habit of leaning on the arm of the chair I usually sit in while I stitch. I really know that I have to get back into yoga because it makes me pay so much more attention to my posture. When I start to hurt I know it's time to take a break, but if I would just pay more attention to how I sit I wouldn't have a problem.
It could be an early symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome. I was diagnosed with this a number of years ago and still use a wrist brace when it acts up. I can use the brace while stitching. The diagnosis is made by a neurologist because the tingling or pain is caused by pressure on certain nerves in the hand or wrist. You could try an OTC brace and see if it helps. Hope this info is helpful. Best wishes. Karen
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I used to get that a lot when knitting or crocheting, due to repetitive motion and posture with a pinched nerve. I would shake my hands like I was shaking off water when you don't have a towel to dry your hands with, and that helped. I had to give both of those things up, but fortunately so far, needlework is okay. I hope one of these remedies suggested helps you.