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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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Had 4 shots to numb before partial crown and next day chin/lip became numb. Root canal followed & 12 days later my lip/chin still numb. Paraesthesia?

Had 4 shots to numb before partial crown and next day chin/lip became numb. Root canal followed & 12 days later my lip/chin still numb. Paraesthesia?

Nerve injury: Yes it could be paresthesia. could have been caused by physical trauma during the injection, or by the solutions. the vast majority of these resolve on their own most within 2-4 weeks although some take up to a year. ...Read more

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L subclavian vein stenosis not Tx. Left jaw,lip,ear etc turns pins&needles/numb whenswimming. trigeminal neuralgia too. ? Paraesthesia vascular. ? Why

L subclavian vein stenosis not Tx. Left jaw,lip,ear etc turns pins&needles/numb whenswimming. trigeminal neuralgia too. ? Paraesthesia vascular. ? Why

Vein?: If the stenotic vein is severe enough to effect health, you would more likely have left sided pain, swelling in the arm, bluish tint to the fingers. Symptoms you're describing might be associated with a stenotic ARTERY (especially if there is "steal" syndrome). If it is the vein that has been stenotic, one can trust the decision not to treat, but could also expect spinal xray series or mri check ...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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What are perioral paresthesias?

What are perioral paresthesias?

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). ...Read more

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Perioral paresthesias what is it from?

Perioral paresthesias what is it from?

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). ...Read more

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What is paresthesia in scalp due to?

What is paresthesia in scalp due to?

Scalp paresthesia: Usually is form impingement over your greater occipital nerve at the junction of head and neck. Did you rest you head over sofa armrest prolonged time? ...Read more