Paresthesia

ExitCare ImageParesthesia is a burning or prickling feeling. This feeling can happen in any part of the body. It often happens in the hands, arms, legs, or feet.

HOME CARE

  • Avoid drinking alcohol.

  • Try massage or needle therapy (acupuncture) to help with your problems.

  • Keep all doctor visits as told.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You feel weak.

  • You have trouble walking or moving.

  • You have problems speaking or seeing.

  • You feel confused.

  • You cannot control when you poop (bowel movement) or pee (urinate).

  • You lose feeling (numbness) after an injury.

  • You pass out (faint).

  • Your burning or prickling feeling gets worse when you walk.

  • You have pain, cramps, or feel dizzy.

  • You have a rash.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.