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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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Dr. Gary Pess
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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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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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Can Aleve (naproxen) help paraesthesia?

Can Aleve (naproxen) help paraesthesia?

Non-specific: Paresthesias may have the pain components partially relieved by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, but the important element here is to determine why you are having paresthesias. ...Read more

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Can Aleve (naproxen) help cure paraesthesia?

Can Aleve (naproxen) help cure paraesthesia?

Non-specific: Paresthesias may have the pain components partially relieved by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, but the important element here is to determine why you are having paresthesias. ...Read more

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Complication of wisdom tooth extractions - paraesthesia?

Complication of wisdom tooth extractions - paraesthesia?

One of the risks: Paresthesia of the inferior alveolar nerve is one of the potential risks associated with the removal of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth. Factors affecting the risk may include the position and stage of development of the impacted tooth, as well as the skill level and technique of the dentist and/or surgeon. ...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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DDx pain Symptoms:stiffness-spine back&neck,hyperaesthesia,Allodynia,Paraesthesia,9/10 pain Findings:Undissipated Central canal,few overactive reflexs

DDx pain
Symptoms:stiffness-spine back&neck,hyperaesthesia,Allodynia,Paraesthesia,9/10 pain
Findings:Undissipated Central canal,few overactive reflexs

Several possibilitie: Your history is not entirely clear. I am assuming that the stiffness is only in the neck? Or the entire spine? Is there a history of fever? If so meningitis should be in the differential. Also, where are the hyperesthesia, allodynia and parresthesia complaints present? I am assuming in the limbs limbs possibly. If so, central nervous conditions should be entertaihed such as MS or T myelitis. ...Read more

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Paraesthesia - impacted wisdom tooth extraction?

Possible: A possible risk. If this has happened to you, see an oral surgeon ASAP. If you have not had surgery yet, done best by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Is c4-5 disc herniation related to lower limb paraesthesia? How long does it take for paraesthesias to get to normal after artificial disc replacement

Is c4-5 disc herniation related to lower limb paraesthesia? How long does it take for paraesthesias to get to normal after artificial disc replacement

Yes, it can.: A c4-5 disc herniation can cause compression of the spinal cord leading to lower limb symptoms including pain, numbness, and weakness. Assuming there is no longer any pressure on your spinal cord, it can take as long as one year (or even longer) for symptoms to improve. Weakness and numbness typically take the longest to return. Some symptoms may even be permanent even after surgery. ...Read more

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Tachycardia, sharp heart pain, loss of consciousness and paraesthesia (pins and needles sensation)..?

Tachycardia, sharp heart pain, loss of consciousness and paraesthesia (pins and needles sensation)..?

Call 911: Although this could represent hyperventilation or an anxiety attack, let a trained physician decide, don't run he risk of ignoring symptoms that could represent a heart attack. ...Read more

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