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Glossary for Paresthesia of the upper extremity

Medical terms related to Paresthesia of the upper extremity or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion.
  • Cervical Spondylosis: Condition where bony changes within the cervical spine causes spinal cord compression with associated neck pain; usually seen in patients over 40 years of age.
  • Circulatory disorder: Disease affecting circulation of blood
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Extremity pain: claudication cramping pain that occurs when the blood flow cannot be increased to a muscle mass in response to the increased metabolic demands of exercise. Ischemic rest pain occurs when blood flow in the extremity falls below resting tissue requirements
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart disease: Any disease that affects that heart but particularly relating to its own blood supply
  • Herniated disc: A misaligned or "slipped" disc in the spine.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Lead poisoning: A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Any loss in the function of the peripheral nervous system
  • Pernicious anemia: A megaloblastic anaemia due to malabsorption of the vitamin B12
  • Pinched Nerve: Nerve paralysis from nerve pressure or entrapment.
  • Raynaud's disease: It is a reversible ischemia of the peripheral arterioles. It is a painful sensation affecting the fingers and toes associated with whitening or redness
  • Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord: Gradual spinal cord degeneration
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome: Pinched shoulder/arm nerve.
  • Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, insufficient dietary intake, certain medications (e.g. metformin), inherited conditions (e.g. transcobalamin deficiency) and certain chronic parasitic intestinal infestations.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Paresthesia of the upper extremity:

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