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.