Paresthesia(redirected from Chronic numbness)
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Related to Chronic numbness: paresthesia, Pins and needles sensation, Tingling sensation
an unusual sensation of numbing, pricking, or creeping of the skin that arises either without external cause or under the action of various mechanical factors, such as pressure on a nerve or vessel. Paresthesia may be a manifestation of diseases of the peripheral nervous system or, more rarely, of the sensory centers of the spinal cord or brain.