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What could be causing head and lip paresthesia that started during salmonella gastroenteritis?

What could be causing head and lip paresthesia that started during salmonella gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis: It is tough to say but vomiting or diarrhea can lead to electrolyte imbalances such as hypokalemia which can in turn lead to muscle cramping. Oral parasthesias classically are associated with low calcium levels. Regardless, be sure to adequately hydrate yourself if unable to eat. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more


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Can paresthesia be healed 100%? I have 3 months,it's improving, but lip is still tight

Can paresthesia be healed 100%? I have 3 months,it's improving, but lip is still tight

Depends on the cause: The sensation of numbness of numbness and tingling may be 100% healed if the cause if it is one of the reversible causes of neuropathy such as hypothyroidism or Vitamin B12, D, or folate (folic acid) deficiency, due to medication side effects, etc. Otherwise, if the cause is unknown or known but not reversible then, perhaps not. More questions? www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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What are some causes of paresthesia?

What are some causes of paresthesia?

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 electrolyte imbalances. If your paresthesia continues, see your doctor so you can get a complete exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can dental problems cause paresthesias on the face?

Can dental problems cause paresthesias on the face?

Depends what U mean: parestheia is not normal. The most common reason for such is damage to a nerve during a tooth extraction, esp during wisdom tooth extraction. The other reason is impingement of the facial nerve, such as due to parotid gland lesion. ...Read more

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Why causes paresthesias that feel like vibrations following course of nerve e.G. Tibial nerve?

Why causes paresthesias that feel like vibrations following course of nerve e.G. Tibial nerve?

Depending where: On the nerve the nerve is being compressed by something whether it be tissue, a mass, a bone etc, something is pressing on the nerve along its route it some capacity. ...Read more

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Which, if any, endocrine problems could cause paresthesias that fluctuate in intensity over the course of the day?

Which, if any, endocrine problems could cause paresthesias that fluctuate in intensity over the course of the day?

Depends: Your doctor will want to know all the symptoms you are having, how you are sleeping and doing at work, your appetite and recent illnesses, family history and habits (smoking,drugs,drinking) Where are the parestesias? This will inform if blood tests of nerve conduction tests might be indicated. Paresthesia/diabetes are related ...Read more

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