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ting·ling

(ting'ling),
A pricking type of paresthesia.

tingling

Etymology: ME, tinklen, to tinkle
a prickly sensation in the skin or a body part, accompanied by diminished sensitivity to stimulation of the sensory nerves.

Patient discussion about tingling

Q. help with tingling in the hands amd numness

A. I have experienced the same conditions in the past on numerous occasions. The malady, more than likely, is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. You should consult a neurologist for a diagnosis.

Q. How many people get this tingling of breasts? my mastectomy of the breast cancer is over a year before. Post mastectomy was given radiotherapy. This radiotherapy had Many side effects initially it made me very tired and I use to have tingling pains in a side. My tiredness has reduced but my numbness on a side is still there. This makes me uncomfortable even now. My doctor says you need to wait for some years to see whether it goes or not but It does makes me worry. How many people get this tingling of breasts?

A. After a year and a half of my radiotherapy I am still having tingling in my breast. It does irritate me many times. My doctor had told that it will be difficult to say whether it will go or not but they feel the chances are less.
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