A 26-year-old female asked:
I get numbness and tingling over diff parts of my body if i have been in the same position for more that 5 mins, it immediately disappears when i move?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 36 years experience
Parasthesias: Can occur with even minor compression of cutaneous nerves if the nerves are susceptible due to underlying neuropathy or tissue swelling. If this persist tell your doctor ( will assess you with a neurological exam and order some labs or an EMG- nerve conduction study )
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Last updated May 3, 2016
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