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How can i treat paraesthesia?

How can i treat paraesthesia?

Pins & needles: Target the cause & treat that.

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Paraesthesia (Definition)

Term implies abnormal function of either central or peripheral nerves, causing peculiar sensations, such as tingling pins and needles, or even altered perceptions such as to temperature. It is a nonspecific, and non ...Read more


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With the resulting paraesthesia?

Be more specific: Please be more specific regarding the subject of your question. It's not at all clear as to what your symptoms are. ...Read more

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Anybody experience this type of paraesthesia?

Please be specific: Please be more specific regarding your symptoms. This will help us better in understanding your problem and directing towards right treatment. ...Read more

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Paraesthesia is destroying my life. Please help me!?

Depends what the: Parasthesias are from. Desensitization has shown some benefit in a few patients. Some anti-epileptics like Gabapentin can be helpful. If they are not, consider topical pain creams that contain different neuromodulators. Discuss these with you physician some of these options. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: paraesthesia?

What is the definition or description of: paraesthesia?

Altered sensation: Term implies abnormal function of either central or peripheral nerves, causing peculiar sensations, such as tingling pins and needles, or even altered perceptions such as to temperature. It is a nonspecific, and non diagnostic set of symptoms. ...Read more

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This year. Did anyone have paraesthesia and did it go away?

Be more specific: Please be more specific regarding the subject of your question. It's not at all clear as to what your symptoms are. ...Read more

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Can you recover from herpes paraesthesia?

Can you recover from herpes paraesthesia?

Yes: Do you mean pain? Doxepin cream 5% is much better than any pills. Get a prescription for a 45 g tube. Use it several times a day. Be careful if it makes you sleepy......This is good if you are in bed. If you get an itchy rash you will need to stop. ...Read more

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Paraesthesia destroying life. Is there any hope for me?

Paresthesia: Do you have work up done what causes your paresthesis? It can be caused by B12 deficinecy, ms, diabetes mellitus, syphilis, thyroid disease, sarcoid, amyloidosis, . ...Read more

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It may be something else because of the head paraesthesia. Do any of you know what this may be?

It may be something else because of the head paraesthesia. Do any of you know what this may be?

More info needed: Head paraesthesia is not a very specific term. It describes some sort of sensation disturbance but is not being descriptive as it relates to the problem you are having. If you could be more specific as to what's going one, it would help better in arriving to a diagnosis and treatment of it. ...Read more

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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