Signs & Symptoms Neurology & Neurosurgery

Peripheral Neuropathy
Signs and Symptoms

Although there are numerous causes of peripheral neuropathies, they do share some common symptoms, including:

  • Weakness, numbness and pain in the hands, legs and/or feet
  • Paresthesia, a condition that causes abnormal sensations such as burning, tickling, pricking or tingling

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.

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