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Synonyms for numbness

Synonyms for numbness

partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body

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the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

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6 Pain and numbness in your legs, also numbness and tingling in your toes and possibly even your hands which has followed on from a viral infection.
This will lead to the dysfunction of the nerve and ultimately cause weakness, numbness, inflammation and temporary paralysis.
The medical literature reveals that chin numbness may be indicative of a more serious underlying condition, especially if cancer or the treatment of radiation or chemotherapy preceded numbness.
Multiple sclerosis Numbness is one of the first signs that you might have MS, usually affecting the arms, legs or face.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The numbness and fainting were TIAs and an ultrasound should have been performed, which would have revealed the carotid artery occlusion and helped avoid the stroke.
Arthritis may cause swelling or inflammation that may irritate or place pressure on nerves in the wrist and hand and cause sensations of pain, numbness, or tingling.
Kathleen began to notice less numbness and experienced no pain in her stomach.
Q I occasionally experience numbness in my left hand and I'm worried that it may be a serious nerve or circulation problem.
I was recently fitted for proper running shoes, but still often develop numbness in my feet after 20 minutes on a treadmill.
Enrico is an all-natural vitamin and mineral supplement used to relieve nerve pain associated with diabetic neuropathy and also such nondiabetic nerve pain as carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, back and neck pain, and numbness and tingling in the hands, legs and feet.
If you place pressure on the nerve, pain, numbness and hand weakness results.
Commissioned by HealthyWomen, the National Stroke Association, and the American College of Emergency Physicians, the online survey of about 2,000 adult women found that only 27% of women could name more than two of the six primary stroke symptoms (sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the face; sudden numbness or weakness in an arm or leg; sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble seeing; sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; sudden severe headache with no known cause).
LONG-TERM use of a popular brand of denture adhesive could cause high levels of zinc in the body linked with neurological problems such as numbness and difficulty walking, a pharmaceutical giant has said.
People are being urged to watch out for signs of the disease including ulcers, red or white patches, numbness, lumps or swellings that refuse to go away.