Is paresthesia in multiple sclerosis common?

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If you have Multiple Sclerosis you will need to become familiar with terms such as paresthesia or numbness in the hands and face.

Paresthesia is the clinical name given to unusual sensations of the extremities. A burning or prickling sensation is felt in the hands, forearms, legs or feet. Occasionally, paresthesia will be felt as numbness or skin crawling in the face or scalp.

Multiple Sclerosis 101 – The Whole Story

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Multiple Sclerosis 101 is here to answer all of your questions about the autoimmune disease MS. A progresive brain decline.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating disease that affects the central nervous system. It is an autoimmune disease, which means that the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells. MS can cause a wide range of physical and mental symptoms, which can make everyday activities very difficult.