I am experiencing localised splinter-like stinging sensations in different parts of my body. There are two on my glans, and one just inside my left nostril. There are no visual symptoms, and feel just like splinters, but there is nothing to pull out. As all 3 are in very sensitive areas this isn't something I want to have to put up with for long, so what can you recommend, if anything?
The symptom described by you could be due to neuropathy. It is a disorder of the nerves which causes numbness, tingling, unusual sensations and sometimes pain. Diabetes Mellitus can cause neuropathy. Other causes like vitamin deficiencies, alcohol consumption and certain medications can cause neuropathy. You may need to consult your primary care physician to detect the cause.
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