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Is there anyone here who experiences paresthesia?

Jul 03, 2017 1:45 PM

I was doing a little research after the neurologist diagnosed paresthesia and have found that I could possibly have cervical paresthesia based off of my symptoms. I just want to know is there any one on here that experiences this?
If so what was is the treatment besides meds? From my understanding this can be related to fibro as well.

Jul 05, 2017 11:54 PM

With my illness it is common. If you look up the word it just means any unusually symptom. Thus they consider the burn, tingling, the bee stings I get thru out my body as parenthesis. The first time I heard the word was With a spinal surgeon and I asked what he meant and he explained it. He also said that we could feel sensation in odd places that has nothing to do with that area of the body where we feel it. It is like with our eyes, the brain sees things upside down. But the word is a favorite of neurologist. I get these 'feelings' in the interior of my thigh and can press on my buttock and can make it go away. But in reality I am touching the nerve near my cysts that is sending the signal. Some doctors interchange the word neuropathy, tho they are two totally different definitions.

Jul 05, 2017 11:54 PM

Hope that helps.

Jul 07, 2017 7:24 PM

Thank you zetarlov that does help. So is it possible it could b neuropathy since it gets interchangeable?

Jul 07, 2017 8:02 PM

From web, P = abnormal sensation of tingling, numbness, or burning. Example is when a body part falls asleep and you move it and usually along the skin and N = damage to the nerves. Thus you can feel P due to N. Not only do you feel P with N , N can have weakness of muscle and total loss of feelings, problems in bladder bowels and any other system in the body. N can have several forms depending on the type of nerve and organs those nerves control . So I look at P as a symptom of N. Warning here is that the word "numb" can also have several meanings. It can encompass P. Not just the feeling like at the dentist, a loss of feeling, but it can include a void of normal feeling along the body area.

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