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Penile tingling/ paresthesias

Penile 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 Penile tingling/ paresthesias:

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

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Penile tingling/ paresthesias: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Penile tingling/ paresthesias

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Detailed list of causes of Penile tingling/ paresthesias

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How Common are these Causes of Penile 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
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Penile tingling/ paresthesias:

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Causes of Penile 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 Penile tingling/ paresthesias:

    Paresthesias (453 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Male sexual symptoms (471 causes), Penis symptoms (346 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Male genital symptoms (427 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Male reproductive symptoms (577 causes)

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    Penis itch (18 causes), Penile rash (22 causes), Penis symptoms (346 causes), Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Vitamin B12 deficiency, Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord, Sciatica (30 causes), Herpes

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