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I think I have PR, but my condition also includes prickly skin sensations as we'll. Anyone else experience prickly skin?

By April 11, 2015 - 1:46pm
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I had/have this too! To me it felt like needles for a few seconds when in the direct sun or heat. Strange thing is (and the reason I came on this page) is that it's been 9 months and now that the weather is warming up, I've been getting the same feeling again! Not nearly as intense and only a few times but it's making me afraid that it's coming back.

March 18, 2019 - 12:43pm

Late response, but -
I definitely had the "prickly" skin sensation you are talking about. It even lasted for a couple months after I had recovered from PR, and at that point seemed to be triggered by heat or sweat.

May 8, 2015 - 11:04pm

Hello and thank you for sharing your question.

"Prickly skin" is not a usual symptom of PR.  If it is causing numbness or pain, you should definitely see a doctor.

If it does not occur around the joint areas, then it could be an issue entirely unrelated to PR and should be treated separately.  


April 12, 2015 - 10:03am
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