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What causes numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body?

What causes numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body?

Stroke: The symptoms you describe could be caused by a stroke and require immediate medical care. Please call EMS (911) and get taken to the nearest hospital emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body, should I be concerned?

Numbness/loss of sensation on left side of entire body, should I be concerned?

See a doctor: This could be something simple like an abnormal sensation, but also could be a stroke in a very specific part of your brain. You need to be examined to be sure it is not this type of stroke and rule out any serious issues. Other things like MS can present this way and you will need imaging of your brain. ...Read more

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Why does a damaged myelin sheath on a neuron result in a loss of sensation?

Why does a damaged myelin sheath on a neuron result in a loss of sensation?

Poor conduction: Myelin is insulation, and allows speedy conduction of electro-chemical impulse along a nerve. Disruption slows conduction and even impairs, resulting in alteration of implied function, and presence of negative symptoms, or loss of sensation. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation and loss of feeling in penis?

Tingling sensation and loss of feeling in penis?

Here are some...: More information besides both symptoms is required for providing accurate Dx. To be certain, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of both Sx & their related events to Doc for analysis + physical exam + timely tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx/care. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Will my sex life change after my hysterectomy? I'm concerned I will stop enjoying sex after I get a hysterectomy? Is there risk of loss of desire or loss of sensation? .

Will my sex life change after my hysterectomy? I'm concerned I will stop enjoying sex after I get a hysterectomy? Is there risk of loss of desire or loss of sensation? .

Removal: Removal of the uterus does not prevent pleasure from sex. However, if your ovaries are removed you may have less vaginal secretions and there could be some thining of vaginal tissues. If you did experience vaginal dryness, there are hormonal creams that can be helpful or vaginal lubricants. Some women who have had removal of ovaries do experience a decrease in sex drive (libido) but that is not due to a loss of sensation. There are many women who feel sexual freedom because they are no longer worried about becoming pregnant each time they have intercourse. Take care. ...Read more

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I am having mild left big toe loss of sensation is it cause any problems?

I am having mild left big toe loss of sensation is it cause any problems?

Could be: Check for low back pain to rule out nerve impingement. Side effects of medication, systemic disease, or vitamin deficiency or nerve issue in foot can all be causes. ...Read more

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A pinched nerve at which disc level would cause numbness/loss of sensation over the top of the toes?

A pinched nerve at which disc level would cause numbness/loss of sensation over the top of the toes?

Numbness: The numbness you are talking about is caused by compression to the disc at level l4, l5, s1. I would recommend you see a physician for a work up and MRI to confirm your diagnosis. There are other diseases that can mimic degenerative disc disease. ...Read more

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My wife had a vaginal reconstruction after her vagina walls had been damaged. She now has a loss of sensation during penetrative sex? Solution?

My wife had a vaginal reconstruction after her vagina walls had been damaged. She now has a loss of sensation during penetrative sex? Solution?

Damaged nerves: Her vaginal wall was damaged and so were the fines nerve supply. Reconstruction does not connect up these nerves. Only time will tell if sensation comes back in part. Keep in mind it may never come back. ...Read more

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Total hyst. Minus ovaries in april. Ever since, have loss of sexual sensation and extreme difficulties with self lube. WhaTreatment options available?

Total hyst. Minus ovaries in april. Ever since, have loss of sexual sensation and extreme difficulties with self lube. WhaTreatment options available?

Hormones are OK: If he left the ovarys and cervix you should be OK. Even if the cervix was taken there are still your own hormones to lubricate the entry (introitus) and the vagina itself. With something as delicate as women's sexual feelings I think you should consult with your GYN. Good luck ...Read more

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With pinched nerve in neck, could you get zaps in arm & back? After those zaps it's like my nerves went bad or loss of sensation. ..should I see someone?

With pinched nerve in neck, could you get zaps in arm & back? After those zaps it's like my nerves went bad or loss of sensation. ..should I see someone?

The short answer yes: You can start with a primary care physician who will refer you to the appropriate specialist if indicated. When a spinal nerve is pinched, regardless of the location, pain and numbness can travel along the entire length of the nerve's pathway. While there are several treatment options, the pressure on the nerve must be relieved to prevent permanent nerve damage. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for partial loss of sensation (numbness) in all fingertips (both hands)?

What are possible reasons for partial loss of sensation (numbness) in all fingertips (both hands)?

Numbness: The most common reason would be some kind of neuropathy (problem with nerves). Diabetes is a common associated problem with it and causes a "glove and stocking" area neuropathy. If you have not had a check make sure you get your blood glucose checked. ...Read more

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I have left shaft peyronies plague. Why does the partial numbness and loss of sensation only be felt in flaccid state not with erection?

I have left shaft peyronies plague. Why does the partial numbness and loss of sensation only be felt in flaccid state not with erection?

Peyronies: The Peyronies plaque is not likely to blame. More likely there is a global penile hypovasculariry and/or inflammation. When erect the blood flow increases and improves sensation ...Read more

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What would cause the loss of the use of one's legs but not sensation? My friend fell while hiking and I'm trying to learn more of her injury.

What would cause the loss of the use of one's legs but not sensation? My friend fell while hiking and I'm trying to learn more of her injury.

Incomplete SCI: An incomplete spinal cord injury (sci) can present like this where only partial injury to the neural elements has occurred sparing some functions of the neural tissues ...Read more

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Went from 220lbs to 168 in 11. Last 13lbs lost within 2wks. Unintentionally. Loss of appetite. Get like a cold sensation in body making me do a twitch

Went from 220lbs to 168 in 11. Last 13lbs lost within 2wks. Unintentionally. Loss of appetite. Get like a cold sensation in body making me do a twitch

Get checked: These are all nonspecific symptoms, but together are serious enough that you should be seen by your doctor as soon as possible. Unintentional weight loss of that magnitude with other full body symptoms warrant talking to a doctor face to face. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how paralysis or loss of motor control of the legs can occur without a loss of sensation?

Can you tell me how paralysis or loss of motor control of the legs can occur without a loss of sensation?

Difficult question: It is possible to have a lesion (ie. Tumor or stroke) that affects the motor regions in the brain but spares the sensory cortex. Don't forget that there is a topographical MAP in the brain where specific functions are localized. For example, a tumor in the midline can press against the areas that control movement of both legs at the same time sparing the sensation. ...Read more

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I don't feel pleasure nerves in my penis and on the glans this sensation went suddenly with loss of erection. Before it was very sensitive.

I don't feel pleasure nerves in my penis and on the glans this sensation went suddenly with loss of erection. Before it was very sensitive.

Find the cause first: To assess if one's erections have weakened, he should visit a primary doctor, who can check for possible causes: stress, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, low testosterone, artery disease, high cholesterol, smoking, older age, etc... Causes found can be treated to help make erections stronger, firmer, longer lasting. A urologist can evaluate. Meds like viagra, cialis, or Levitra (vardenafil) may help. ...Read more

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I have had Laryngitis or voice loss for 6 days now, it comes and goes. In the past 24 hours I have been suffering from a choking sensation.

I have had Laryngitis or voice loss for 6 days now, it comes and goes. In the past 24 hours I have been suffering from a choking sensation.

Consult doctor: There are a few possibilities. May just be phlegm stuck in the larynx (voice box) however it's important to get reviewed in case this is something different like a tracheitis (windpipe infection) or a supraglottitis (infection above the voice box) which can affect breathing and swallowing. May also need to consider reflux Please see doctor urgently if breathing or swallowing difficulties ...Read more

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I wanted to know if loss of sensation in legs (meaning when I blow a hot hairdryer on legs I don't feel pressure or heat) is this a concern?

I wanted to know if loss of sensation in legs (meaning when I blow a hot hairdryer on legs I don't feel pressure or heat) is this a concern?

Yes it is concerning: With the symptoms you are experiencing, you should make an apt with your DR or a neurologist.

They will be able to exam you, make the necessary testing to give you an answer. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing numbness/loss of sensation/coldness in the penis? I'm only 20. My circulation is fine according to drs. What dr should I see?

Why am I experiencing numbness/loss of sensation/coldness in the penis? I'm only 20. My circulation is fine according to drs. What dr should I see?

Please see urologist: That type of doc specializes in situations such as you mention. I see that you are on Cialis and have ed. A neurologist and hormone lab tests may also be appropriate but your urologist will guide you about that. Glad to hear your circulation is fine. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Loss of sensation in a small part of my back+acute pain like someone is pinching me over 3 months. I had brain+cervical MRI and were clean. What is it?

Loss of sensation in a small part of my back+acute pain like someone is pinching me over 3 months. I had brain+cervical MRI and were clean. What is it?

Most Likely---: A pinched nerve, sounds like a mild entrapment of the dorsal scapular nerve which runs down the middle of the scapula (a wing shaped bone in your back). Another possibility could be gastric in nature. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can penis skin irritation cause loss of penile sensation?

Can penis skin irritation cause loss of penile sensation?

Yes: Definitely. After it heals, it tends to get back to normal. The more irritation, the more numbing or even burning can occur. ...Read more