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Feeling like a small pen tip is being tapped rapidly for 5-15s on the side of the foot and other areas, is this paresthesia?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This may be a minor nerve irritation from some sort of injury or shoe.
Paresthesias will typically create numbness and tingling to an area of the foot, that is more persistent. See your podiatrist for proper treatment and diagnosis. Good luck.

In brief: Depends

This may be a minor nerve irritation from some sort of injury or shoe.
Paresthesias will typically create numbness and tingling to an area of the foot, that is more persistent. See your podiatrist for proper treatment and diagnosis. Good luck.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it is.

Sounds like a nerve entrapment.
If you were able to mark your foot with a felt tip pen, take a pic nd upload to us , we could offer you more help, but, best to go see foot doc who can offer you help.

In brief: Yes it is.

Sounds like a nerve entrapment.
If you were able to mark your foot with a felt tip pen, take a pic nd upload to us , we could offer you more help, but, best to go see foot doc who can offer you help.
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