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What are paresthesias?

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Nerve pains: Paresthesias are annoying sensations from sensory nerves.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

What is paresthesia?

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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
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 "falling asleep" from sitting on it, or permanent from nerve damage. It can also be from vitamin deficiencies or vitamin b6 excess (100+ mg/ day for a long time). Deficiencies are correctable, b6 overdose is not. If it persists, see your doctor soon.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What are perioral paresthesias?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology 18 years experience
Tingles around mouth: Perioral paresthesias are sensations of numbness and tingling around the mouth. They can be triggered by hyperventilation (e.g. During panic attacks) or by some medications, such as topamax (topiramate).
A 49-year-old member asked:

What is the cause of paresthesia?

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Dr. Gary Pess
Hand Surgery 41 years experience
Nerve: Nerve irritation or compression will cause a paresthesia in the distribution of the nerve.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of paresthesias?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
Sensory!!: Paraesthesia means abnormal sensation (numbness, tingling etc).
A 36-year-old member asked:

What causes paresthesias?

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Dr. Kenneth Rundle
Dentistry 47 years experience
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 the offending object can relieve the paresthesia. Other times, the cause of the paresthesia may not be evident and may be the result of just disturbing the nerve (eg. Nearby extraction). In such cases, the passage of time will usually relieve the it.

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