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Decreased penile sensation

Decreased penile sensation: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Decreased penile sensation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Decreased penile sensation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Decreased penile sensation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Detailed list of causes of Decreased penile sensation

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  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Decreased penile sensation:

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Medical Conditions associated with Decreased penile sensation:

Penis symptoms (346 causes), Male sexual symptoms (471 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Male genital symptoms (427 causes), Men's health symptoms (291 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Male reproductive symptoms (577 causes)

Symptoms related to Decreased penile sensation:

Penile symptoms (346 causes), Numbness (497 causes), Impotence (203 causes), Nerve entrapment, Neuropathy (78 causes), Diabetic neuropathy (13 causes), Multiple sclerosis, Diabetes (212 causes)

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