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Feeling like a small pen tip is being tapped rapidly for 5-15s on the side of the foot and other areas, is this paresthesia?
Paresthesias in the foot just represent nerve compression somewhere, not damage, so can be ignored?
See a doctor: Should never be ignored since it is abnormal. ...Read more
When I touch the top of my foot, I have Paresthesia from there + first three toes + medial side. No pain. What could it be? Worth getting it checked?
O' Per-o-ne-iii....: It sounds as though you possibly, have caused some damage to a nerve in your leg. The nerve is called the common peroneal nerve. The areas you have paresthesia in, line up pretty well with the areas supplied by this nerve. Sometimes there can be a numbness up the outside of the leg towards the outside of the knee. Protecting the nerve and conservative may help, depending on the cause of course. ...Read more
Can meralgia paresthesia be on the lower part of leg like from the back side of thigh and from the outside of knee down I am type 2 diabetic?
After my can injury I have paresthesia in right back leg now im having pain in my big toe and the bottom of my right foot. What can I do?
See a neurologist: I would have emg/ncv studies performed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I am having paresthesia in my left foot for 5 months... Is it MS?? I am 21 years old female. Few days ago I felt pain in both my legs
I had a right calf muscle injury but now I have paresthesia in my leg and pain in my big toe and bottom feet?
Pain L ischial tuberosity w/outer hip tension. Back stiffness, difficulty straightening. Paresthesia L shin/sole of the foot. L calf pain. Weakness L leg w/standing/exertion. Progressive symptoms. Neg. MRI hip & ischial tuberosity. Advice, please.?
Need evaluation back: You also need a back evaluation as well. This can be neurologic or myofascial pain as a part of your complaints. It may not be just one cause. ...Read more
I have disc hernation @ t7-t8 with flattening of the left ventricle spinal cord, disc protrusions and spondylolisthesis from L4-S1 resulting in bi lateral stenosis but more on left. Paresthesias on left leg and tingling in hot weather why NORMAL EMG?
Would unilateral parasthesia (no pain, just constant numbness in the arm and leg without weakness) be a typical mild concussion symptom?
No: Not typically relatedGet a more detailed answer ›
What could cause parethesia of the head, face, neck and left arm and leg? Ct/mri of the brain are normal. Cymbalta or nucynta (tapentadol) cause this? It's been constant for 3 weeks!
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. ...Read more
Left arm paresthesia: There are many possible causes, ranging from blood vessel compression, nerve compression, brachial plexus compression, spinal cord problems, various brain lesions such as tumors, decreased blood supply, or partial seizures. More information is needed. More detail on what part of the arm, for how long, under what conditions, etc. I suggest you consult your family doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more
Prolonged numbness: Sometimes a tooth can be extracted, and if the roots are close to the nerve- often in the imandible, the (inferior alveolar nerve) can be irritated, injuried, torn and the effects are a prolonged numbness that can be permanent, but often is temporary. This can happen with other extractions also. This is often discussed as a potential risk of extractions. Can also be caused by infection, cysts, . ...Read more
I've got a lingual paresthesia due to a lesion in the inferior dental nerve. Will I recover soon?
Hope so: I hope you do but, there are no sure answers. Discuss this with your dentist or oral surgeon who diagnosed this condition. ...Read more
Need expert advice. What signs indicate dental paresthesia is going to heal, and what indicates that it isn't?
Time: Partial numbness has a greater change of complete resolution than total numbness. Early improvement is a favorable sign. Total numbness for a long period of time is unfavorable. ...Read more
I have a tingling feeling (paresthesia) all over my body for 12 hours now. It's so bothersome I can't sleep. What is this?
Number of things: However, at your age, may be related to either stress, hormones, or medications. You should get checked out just to be safe. Often, when we feel that tingle all over our body, like when you hear a great song, it is due to a release of neurotransmitters. However, without a physical exam and thorough history, it would be difficult to say what is causing sustained feeling. ...Read more
How is a diagnoses of chronic hyperventilation syndrome made? Doc has ruled out other causes of paresthesia thru testing.
Blood gases: In hyperventilaton syndrome chronic anxiety produces conscious or unconscious over breathing which blows off an excess of carbon dioxide. This produces what is called respiratory alkylosis in which the blood Ph becomes elevated, the blood gases show normal oxygen but decreased carbon dioxide. This can temporarily be helped by rebreathing in a paper or other bag which adds the lost carbon dioxide. ...Read more