Tingling sensation

What is Tingling sensation?

Paresthesia ( or ) (British English paraesthesia; plural paraesthesiae or paraesthesias), is a sensation of tingling, tickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect. The manifestation of a paresthesia may be transient or chronic.

The most familiar kind of paresthesia is the sensation known as "pins and needles" or of a limb "falling asleep". A less well-known but still fairly common paresthesia is formication.

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why do your breasts tingle when you drink too much caffeine.

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Methylxanthine

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I was hit in the throat by a puck directly in voice box. I am a goalie. Went to specialist who looked inside and said my epigolitus is no longer...

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Trauma or vitamin deficieny can casue tingling.

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I am aged 58 yrs,male,5ft.10 inches tall, weighing 75 kgs is suffering from tingering sensation in both the feet and hands.It started some 8 months...

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Diabetic neuropathy causing the symptoms you mentioned

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