Symptoms of Paresthesia of skin

The following features are indicative of Paresthesia of skin:
  • tingling of skin
  • pricking of skin
  • tickling of skin
  • burning sensation of skin

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Common Causes of Paresthesia of skin

The following are the most common causes of Paresthesia of skin:
  • tweaking of ulnar nerve close to the elbow
  • panic attacks
  • hyperventilation syndrome
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • atherosclerosis
  • malnutrition

Other Causes of Paresthesia of skin

The following are the less common causes of Paresthesia of skin:
  • diabetes
  • hypothyroidism
  • hypoparathyroidism
  • mercury poisoning
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome

Risk Factors for Paresthesia of skin

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Paresthesia of skin:
  • excessive mental stress
  • poor posture
  • unsafe heavy lifting practices
  • physical trauma

Prevention of Paresthesia of skin

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Paresthesia of skin. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • weight reduction

Occurrence of Paresthesia of skin

Number of Cases

The following are the number of Paresthesia of skin cases seen each year worldwide:
  • Very common > 10 Million cases

Common Gender

Paresthesia of skin can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Paresthesia of skin

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Paresthesia of skin:
  • CT scan (Computed tomography): Helps to rule out the causes from CNS (central nervous system)

Complications of Paresthesia of skin if untreated

Yes, Paresthesia of skin causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Paresthesia of skin is left untreated:
  • traumatic nerve damage

Self-care for Paresthesia of skin

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Paresthesia of skin:
  • wear gloves in cold weather
  • avoid tobacco consumption
  • improve posture conditions
  • avoid heavy lifting practices

Time for Treatment of Paresthesia of skin

While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Paresthesia of skin to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
  • Within 1 day

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Paresthesia of skin.

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