Numbness is an unusual or pricking sensation that occurs in any parts of the body. These sensations are mostly felt in arms, feet and legs. If numbness persists without any obvious cause, then it could be a symptom of disease or injury. Symptoms of Numbness or:
• Tingling or pricking sensation
• Muscle spasms
• Burning sensation
• Slurred speech
• Weakness or severe pain
HOW IS NUMBNESS DIAGNOSED?
The general physician will check your complete medical history and evaluate all your symptoms. If the symptoms are too severe, the doctor may prescribe blood tests and electrolyte level testing to identify the underlying condition.
HOW IS NUMBNESS TREATED?
Treatment of Numbness depends on the cause of the sensation. Any underlying medical conditions that are causing Numbness need to be treated to resolve the issue. In case of prolonged and frequent numbness, medical treatment is required to avoid complications.