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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...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

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What kind of treatment for paresthesia?

What kind of treatment for paresthesia?

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

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Are numbness and paresthesias constant in MS or can they be intermittent?

Are numbness and paresthesias constant in MS or can they be intermittent?

MS paresthesias: Multiple sclerosis parasthesias are abnormal sensations due to nerve damage by demyelination lesions. Lesion means sensation. It is always there in mild, moderate or severe forms. The severity depends on the relapse, remission and use of analgesics. The patient may feel severe at relapse and not so much in between. But it is there. The numbness or tingling is the first sign. ...Read more

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What to do if I have mild paresthesia will a novocaine shot make it worse?

What to do if I have mild paresthesia will a novocaine shot make it worse?

Paresthesia and shot: It depends where your paresthesia is and where the novocaine shot will be. If your paresthesia is localized to a specific area and the shot will be in a different area of the body, then the chances are that the paresthesia will probably not get worse temporarily. If the paresthesia and shot are in the same area, then there will be an increase in the numbness in that area for a few hours. ...Read more

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What treatments are available in order to permanently remove painful paresthesia?

What treatments are available in order to permanently remove painful paresthesia?

Diagnose cause 1st: There are many reasons for nerve pain, so a thorough history and physical by your physician is important. Depending on the location, intensity, and frequency of your pain, there are medications and other non-invasive treatments that can be helpful. Figure out what is going on first before considering treatments and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Do you always have numbness and paresthesias with MS or can they exist separately?

Do you always have numbness and paresthesias  with MS or can they exist separately?

Nonspecific: Yes, MS can cause numbness and paresthesias, but peripheral nerve problems can coexist and carpal tunnel syndrome and B-12 neuropathies can be common co-morbidities. ...Read more

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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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I have been suffering from a severe and constant feet paresthesia for the past 6 hours..Help!?

I have been suffering from a severe and constant feet paresthesia for the past 6 hours..Help!?

Compressed nerve: Was there an injury or unusual position involed prior to onset? This is a nerve mediated condition most likely. Could start in the spine , leg, ankle or foot. Need to see a physician if it does not resolve soon. ...Read more

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Are migraines a neurologocal disorder, especially when they are come with paresthesia and aura?

Are migraines a neurologocal disorder, especially when they are come with paresthesia and aura?

Yes.: Migraines are considered a neurologocal disorder. There are some primary-care practitioners who are knowledgeable and confident enough to treat migraines, and there's nothing wrong with that. But migraines are usually considered to be within the neurologocal scope of practice. Whether they are come with or without paresthesia and aura. ...Read more

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Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more