A sensation usually refers to an abnormal sensation of the skin, such as tingling, burning sensations, and so on. The medical name for this type of symptom is paresthesia. Pain is obviously a type of sensation. Another type is numbness, the absence of sensation, and partial numbness is basically the ...

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Specific Causes of Sensations

Multiple sclerosis: Abnormal sensations can be a common initial symptom of MS. This often takes the form of numbness or tingling in different parts of your body, such as the arms, legs or trunk, which typically spreads out over a ...1

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Causes List for Sensations

Possible causes of Sensations (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Nerve Sensations: Abnormal sensations usually refer to nerve-type symptoms, such as:

Sometimes they are describe as:

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ multiple-sclerosis/ symptoms/ 
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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