from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A skin sensation, such as burning, prickling, itching, or tingling, with no apparent physical cause.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sensation of burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of the skin, with no obvious cause.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See paræsthesia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
I figured that, once again, he had it on vibrate and, as has become typical lately, assumed it was the paresthesia in his hip rendering that tingling pain down his leg that he often confuses with his cell phone's vibration.
In his affidavit, he said soldiers cuffed his hands behind his back so tightly that any hand movement tightened his restraint more, causing pain and producing paresthesia (an abnormal tingling or pricking feeling the result of pressure on or damage to peripheral nerves).
As explained above, paresthesia often results that includes loss of feeling, weakness, and pain in the back, arms, wrists, shoulders and neck - the entire upper body.
As a result, he has lower back pain and paresthesia in both palms.
After six hours, he experienced paresthesia throughout his body.
They also suffer from swollen red hands, paresthesia, and leg pain for those whose legs were shackled.
Look at "Nervous Systems" which reads "Encephalitis; encephalopathy; measles inclusion body encephalitis (MIBE) (see CONTRAINDICATIONS); subacute scloerosing panencephalitis (SSPE); Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS); febrile convulsions; afebrile convulsions or seizures; ataxia; polyneuritis; polyneuropathy; ocular palsies; paresthesia."
I had never heard of this, but a quick Google search landed me on "Wrongdiagnosis. com" which added a new word to my vocabulary: paresthesia.
Overdoses cause hyperkalemia which can lead to paresthesia, cardiac conduction blocks, fibrillation and arrhythmias.
This temporary paresthesia, or "pins and needles," happens when sustained pressure is placed on a nerve and temporarily damages it, explains Dr. Audrey Penn, deputy director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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