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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...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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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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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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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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I have a numbness, fuzzy feeling in one spot on the right side of my chest near my collar bone. Is this possibly something serious? It has been a continuous feeling of numbness/loss of sensation in the same spot for at least 2 weeks since I first noticed

I have a numbness, fuzzy feeling in one spot on the right side of my chest near my collar bone. Is this possibly something serious? It has been a continuous feeling of numbness/loss of sensation in the same spot for at least 2 weeks since I first noticed

Nerve issue: In the absence of pain, swelling, limitation of motion and respiratory difficulties, most likely you have a localized problem with a small sensory nerve in the skin. At any rate if the symptoms persist for 4 to 6 weeks without resolution, you should get a medical examination. ...Read more

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I have numbness and loss of sensation in my right hand, specifically thumb and index finger and find it difficult to pinch or exert pressure. ?

I have numbness and loss of sensation in my right hand, specifically thumb and index finger and find it difficult to pinch or exert pressure. ?

R hand parathesia: Seek medical attention from neurologist this week. Could be sprain, entrapment, carpal tunnel, cervical spine disease or rarely from vascular occlusion( if hand cold and decrease pulse seek attention immediately) ,, autoimmune disease or multiple sclerosis. ...Read more