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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Numbness and tingling
Numbness is the inability to feel anything when your skin is touched. Tingling (paresthesia) is a pins-and-needles sensation, like when your foot "falls asleep."
Current as of: April 8, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine
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