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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Too many to list: Sensation can be lost due to problems with peripheral nerves, and/or brain and spinal cord disease. In the usa, most common cause might be diabetes o ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sensory loss: Sensory loss = impairment in function of senses such as sight, hearing, taste, smell, or tactile (such as feeling pain, hot or cold).
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Chu
49 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See neurologist : Yes, there are many conditions of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves that can preserve the consciousness and yet produce numbness. You nee ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stroke: Stroke can affect strength or sensation, usually one side of the body. Tumors in unusual places can affect a person's sensitivity to pain, but usuall ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Need more info: What kind of sensory loss, where on the body, what is thought to be cause? We need details to answer your question.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve: Numbness is the loss of ability to perceive touch. Sensory loss can include loss of perceived touch, proprioception(where something is in space), loss ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Aplasia: Aplasia- means lack of growth. The lack of growth of the middle ear cochlea is a common cause. Another common cause is called a choleseatoma- its a gr ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Genetic/ infectious: Most sensory loss is either sight, vision or smell. Infections such as cytomegalovirus or rubella can cause hearing loss or blindness, and neonatal se ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See a spine surgeon.: In that is the case, you need to see a spine surgeon and seriously consider a discectomy to correct the problem. It will not resolve by itself.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Radial Neuropathy: Sensory loss from the radial nerve is considered an impairment. It is only a disability if it prevents you from being able to do a job or participate ... Read More

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