If you’re not aware, paraesthesia describes pricking, tingling or numbness on the skin, also known as pins and needles.
With vitamin B12 deficiency, this can occur in your hands, legs, or feet, the Harvard Medical School reports.
Other symptoms that could help spot the deficiency include:
- Pale yellow tinge to your skin
- Sore and red tongue
- Mouth ulcers
- Changes in the way that you walk and move around
- Disturbed vision
- Changes in the way you think, feel and behave
- Decline in your mental abilities (memory, understanding and judgement)
Source: | This article first appeared on Express.co.uk