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How can paresthesia be treated?

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In many cases, paresthesia goes away on its own. But if any area of your body regularly goes numb or gets that "pins and needles" feeling, talk to your doctor. Treating the cause of your paresthesia will usually help with your pins and needles.

From: What Is Paresthesia? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 11/24/2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Paresthesia Information."

Harvard Medical School: "Vitamin B12 Deficiency Can Be Sneaky, Harmful."

Gov.UK/ National Health Service: "Pins and Needles," "Stroke."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "What Is MS?"

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Paresthesia Information."

Harvard Medical School: "Vitamin B12 Deficiency Can Be Sneaky, Harmful."

Gov.UK/ National Health Service: "Pins and Needles," "Stroke."

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "What Is MS?"

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

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