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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Abnormal feeling: Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation usually numbness, tingling or burning often felt in arms or legs. It can be temporary, such as your foot "fallin ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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Numbness: ; tingling, not a diagnosis, just a symptom.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Nerve pains: Paresthesias are annoying sensations from sensory nerves.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Rundle
46 years experience Dentistry
Two possibilities: Paresthesia can result from trauma to the nerves serving the affected area. If there is something putting pressure on the nerve, sometimes removal of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve: Nerve irritation or compression will cause a paresthesia in the distribution of the nerve.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
There are many: The most worrisome are either stroke or diabetes. Others include sleeping or laying on an extremity (so-called "Saturday night palsy"), and certain el ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Sensory!!: Paraesthesia means abnormal sensation (numbness, tingling etc).
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Few secs to days: Depends upon cause, such as hitting "funny bone", gone within secs, or medication reaction, duration of med effect, or chronic neuropathy, indefinite ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenhui Cao
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Abnormal sensation: weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elb ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Rundle
46 years experience Dentistry
Numbness to the area: Paresthesia is a numb feeling to the affected area. The numbness can be profound and the person feel no sensation at all, or it may be mild such as a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Paresthesias=: ANY abnormal sensations...Hyepthesia means HEIGHTENED sensation ..eg pain , sensitivity to heat/cold Hope this helps! Dr Z

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