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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 leg numbness and permanent loss of feeling. Any abnormal sensation needs medical investigation....more »
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Leg paresthesia. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Leg paresthesia. Of the 80 causes of Leg paresthesia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Leg paresthesia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Leg paresthesia or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Leg paresthesia based
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Leg paresthesia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Leg paresthesia:
Foot paresthesia (54 causes), Toe paresthesia (8 causes), Knee paresthesia/ tingling (10 causes), Shin paresthesia/ tingling (10 causes), Tingling in Both Feet (47 causes), Tingling in one foot (46 causes), Sole paresthesia's/ tingling (11 causes), Tingling toe (16 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Leg paresthesia:
Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Leg paresthesia:
Burning feet (44 causes), Tingling legs (80 causes), Tingling feet (54 causes), Tingling toes (16 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Tingling skin (53 causes), Foot paresthesia (54 causes), Toe paresthesia (8 causes), Knee paresthesia/ tingling (10 causes), Shin paresthesia/ tingling (10 causes), Tingling in Both Feet (47 causes), Tingling in one foot (46 causes), Sole paresthesia's/ tingling (11 causes), Tingling toe (16 causes)
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