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Contents for Foot paresthesia
  1. Introduction: Foot paresthesia
  2. Causes (48 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Diagnostic Guides
  5. Drug causes (575 listings)
  6. Drug interaction causes (32 listings)
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Foot paresthesia

Pins-and-needles (feet): Pins-and-needles (feet) is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Foot paresthesia (Pins-and-needles (feet)): See detailed list of causes below.

Medical Book Extracts related to Foot paresthesia (Pins-and-needles (feet)): Refer to the excerpt book sections about Foot paresthesia below.

Foot paresthesia (medical symptom): Foot tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations

Introduction: Pins-and-needles (feet)

Foot paresthesia (medical symptom): Abnormal nerve sensations such as pins-and-needles, tingling, burning, prickling or similar feelings are all known as "paresthesias". They usually result from nerve damage due to pressure, entrapment, or nerve diseases. Continued nerve damage can lead to foot numbness and permanent loss of feeling. Any abnormal sensation needs medical investigation.

Causes of Foot paresthesia (Pins-and-needles (feet))

The list of medical condition causes of Foot paresthesia (Pins-and-needles (feet)) includes:

All 48 causes of Foot paresthesia

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Medical Textbook Extracts for Pins-and-needles (feet)

Free access to excerpts from published medical book extracts about the causes and diagnosis of Foot paresthesia from the following published medical books is available for more detailed information that is related to Pins-and-needles (feet).

PARESTHESIAS OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY
(Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs)

... Are the pulses diminished? The presence of diminished pulses should suggest peripheral arteriosclerosis or Leriche's syndrome. Is there associated pain in the involved ... DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP ... READ EXCERPTS »

PARESTHESIAS OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY
(Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs)

... Are there paresthesias of the face or cranial nerve signs? These findings would suggest a diagnosis of cerebral vascular disease, a space-occupying lesion of the ... DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesias
(In a Page: Signs and Symptoms)

... Paresthesias are abnormal sensations, such as numbness or tingling, that may occur secondary to lesions anywhere in the nervous system. They may be accompanied by hypesthesia (decreased sensation),... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesias
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... Paresthesias are abnormal sensations in the extremities in the absence of stimuli. Sensation arises spontaneously and is not always painful. The patient may experience numb, cold, warm, or... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

PARESTHESIAS, DYSESTHESIAS, AND NUMBNESS
(Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care)

... Anatomically, tingling and numbness or other abnormal sensations in the extremities result from involvement of the peripheral nerve, the nerve plexus (brachial or sciatic), the nerve root, the spinal cord, or the brain. When ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesia
(Handbook of Signs & Symptoms (Third Edition))

... Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation or combination of sensations — commonly described as numbness, prickling, or tingling — felt along peripheral nerve pathways; these sensations generally aren’t painful.... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesias
(A Pocket Manual of Differential Diagnosis)

... Peripheral neuropathy , especially associated with    Diabetes mellitus    Alcoholism     ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesia
(Professional Guide to Signs & Symptoms (Fifth Edition))

... Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation or combination of sensations—commonly described as numbness, prickling, or tingling—felt along peripheral nerve pathways; these sensations generally aren’t painful.... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesia and Dysesthesia
(The 10-Minute Diagnosis Manual: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter)

... Rosemarie Cannarella Paresthesia and dysesthesia are symptoms of peripheral nerve dysfunction caused by ectopic nerve pulses generated in these fibers. They... Approach. ... History ... Physical examination ... Testing ... Diagnostic assessment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Ankle/Foot Pain
(Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis)

... Differential Overview Ankle Pain ❑ Ankle sprain ❑ Fibular fracture ❑ ... Diagnostic Approach ... Clinical Findings ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesia
(Signs & Symptoms: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses)

... Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation or combination of sensations — commonly described as numbness, prickling, or tingling — felt along peripheral nerve pathways; these sensations generally aren’t painful. Unpleasant or... History ... Physical assessment ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Paresthesia
(Nursing: Interpreting Signs and Symptoms)

... Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation or combination of sensations—commonly described as numbness, prickling, or tingling—felt along peripheral nerve pathways; these sensations generally aren't painful. Unpleasant... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Nursing considerations ... Patient teaching ... READ EXCERPTS »

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