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How do I stop gum paresthesia? Its so annoying. Help me please.

How do I stop gum paresthesia? Its so annoying. Help me please.

See Neurologist: An appropriate treatment for paresthesia depends on the accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause. See a neurologist for consultation. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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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?

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?

May be stress: If it is indeed whole body tingling, I am not aware of any anatomical basis for this. Regardless see a neurologist and receive some symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

Diabetes or alcohol: The most common cause of tingling fingers and feet are diabetes mellitus and excessive alcohol use. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with pannic attacks, permanent pinky finger paresthesia, woke up at 2am with whole left side of body numb and tingling. Should I do ct?

I am diagnosed with pannic attacks, permanent pinky finger paresthesia, woke up at 2am with whole left side of body numb and tingling. Should I do ct?

Let Dr decide: Best clarify with your doctor numbness on one side is a concern but an examination would clarify if you need a ct. The finger numbness alone is likely a nerve compression at your elbow or wrist. Your dr can eval this to see if any studies are needed. ...Read more

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What is causing a tingling sensation on my head, it more like parethesias on my head that travel to my forehead also followed by a tingling pulse. I?

What is causing a tingling sensation on my head, it more like parethesias on my head that travel to my forehead also followed by a tingling pulse. I?

Occipital Neuralgia: Sounds like you might have this. I would consider icing the area and using anti-inflammatories to help. If it does not resolve you might see your doctor for a occipital nerve block with steroid. ...Read more

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Root Canal 3 day ago - on Amoxicillin - Jaw still numb and tingling - lump inside gum/jaw I press outside and feel serious pain - worried Jaw Cancer?

Root Canal 3 day ago - on Amoxicillin - Jaw still numb and tingling - lump inside gum/jaw I press outside and feel serious pain - worried Jaw Cancer?

RCT numbness: Teeth that require RCT may have a serious infection that requires multiple visits, continued antibiotic coverage, occasionally soft tissue drainage, and time to heal and resolve. Having said that, in some cases, surgery or even removal of the tooth is required to resolve the infection. No need to worry about cancer! Discuss with your own dentist, perhaps 2nd opinion with Endodontist if an issue. ...Read more

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Gums tingling for 9 months and has turned greyish colour where it hurts... Cause?

Gums tingling for 9 months and has turned greyish colour where it hurts... Cause?

Past dental work?: If you had past dental surgery such as removal of your wisdom teeth, sometimes nerves arteries or veins can be damaged. If blood supply to the area is compromised the gum tissue can die (turn gray) and tingling can be temporary or permanent. I would seek out an oral surgery consult to determine the cause ...Read more

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Quit dipping for a week now and dipped since I was 12 till now and I'm 16 (on and off). I have been feeling a tingling sensation on my gums?

Quit dipping for a week now and dipped since I was 12 till now and I'm 16 (on and off). I have been feeling a tingling sensation on my gums?

Dipping: The tingling may be your tissues starting to heal after years of dipping. It is great that you have stopped. See your dentist about this tingling. ...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