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The ability to feel or perceive sensations.
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aesthesiaThe ability to perceive a stimulus. Aesthesia has fallen into disuse as an independent term, with the words sensation and sensibility filling the lexical gap; however, the root form, -aesthesia (as in anaethesia, paraesthesia, etc.), is in common active use in the working medical parlance.
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Patient discussion about aesthesia
Q. What causes a warm sensation in your foot I have a warm sensation at sole of left foot lasting 5-10 second From time to time I get a warm sensation at the sole of my foot lasting about 5-10 seconds. Started about 2 months ago.
A. Frankly? Although it's tempting to try to give you diagnosis here, these kinds of complaints are so varied and can point to so many different directions I would refrain from doing it. In my opinion you should see a doctor. It's impossible to give a diagnosis based on one line. Sorry...More discussions about aesthesia
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