noun. abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage.
Example sentences of the word paraesthesia
1. Noun, singular or mass
It is quite common to have an occasional bout of paraesthesia.
For example: When a person sits cross-legged (or some variation of this position) for an extended amount of time, paraesthesia** often occurs because excess weight is placed on nerves in the legs.