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Gum tingling/ paresthesias

Gum tingling/ paresthesias: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Gum tingling/ paresthesias:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Gum tingling/ paresthesias. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Gum tingling/ paresthesias: Comorbid Symptoms

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Detailed list of causes of Gum tingling/ paresthesias

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How Common are these Causes of Gum tingling/ paresthesias?

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  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gum tingling/ paresthesias:

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Causes of Gum tingling/ paresthesias Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Gum tingling/ paresthesias:

    Paresthesias (453 causes), Gum symptoms (181 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Gum tingling/ paresthesias:

    Bleeding gums (172 causes), Gum pain (16 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Mouth infection (10 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Alcoholism, Hypocalcemia (13 causes), Gum infection (1 cause), Spinal cord lesion (1 cause), Nerve root compression, Herpes zoster, Multiple sclerosis, Entrapment neuropathy

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