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Related to paresthesia: Peripheral neuropathy


also par·aes·the·sia  (păr′ĭs-thē′zhə)
A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.

[New Latin paraesthēsia : par(a)- + Greek aisthēsis, feeling; see anesthesia.]

par′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) pathol the usual US spelling of paraesthesia
paresthetic adj


(ˌpær əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

an abnormal tingling or prickling sensation; pins and needles.

paresthesia, paraesthesia

any abnormal physical sensation, as itching, a tickling feeling, etc. — paresthetic, paraesthetic, adj.
See also: Body, Human, Perception
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paresthesia - abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
formication - hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines


n. parestesia, sensación de hormigueo o de calambre que se asocia a una lesión de un nervio periférico.


n parestesia
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The most commonly-reported adverse events after lasmiditan dosing were dizziness, paresthesia, somnolence, fatigue, nausea and lethargy.
Due to pathologic changes involving nerves in the oral cavity, diabetic neuropathy may result in oral paresthesia, pain, and burning mouth symptoms.
Complications occurring at a later stage are known to be dural penetration, dermatomal pain, transient or permanent paresthesia, bowel and bladder dysfunction, headache, infection at the penetration site, epidural abscess, and arachnoiditis.
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Many patients use denture adhesives in excess of the recommended amount, which can lead to elevated zinc levels and associated copper depletion resulting in bone marrow suppression and polyneuropathy manifested by numbness and paresthesia of the extremities, loss of balance, and walking problems (Tezvergil-Mutluay, Carvalho, & Pashley, 2010).
Immediate Post-operative complications were Hematoma in the floor of the mouth and the submandibular region in one patient each, paresthesia of the lingual nerve (n=4).
Neuropathic hand complaints--for which patients typically seek medical attention when the pain or paresthesia starts to interfere with their daily routine--are common and diverse.
Pain and paresthesia were the predominant symptoms seen in 45 (90%) and 25 (50%) patients, respectively (Table 3).
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The main manifestations were paresthesia, proximal and/or distal weakness, autonomic dysfunction, cardiomyopathy, vitreous opacity, hearing loss, and glossohypertrophia.
VALENCIA, SPAIN -- Sucking on a clonazepam tablet for 3 minutes after every meal reduced pain, paresthesia, dry mouth, and altered sense of taste in patients with burning mouth syndrome in a retrospective study.