pressure sensation

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Noun1.pressure sensation - the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin; "the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal"
somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia - the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
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Although the patient had pressure sensation on digital rectal exam, he lacked voluntary anal contraction and had an absent bulbocavernosus reflex.
In controlled clinical trials with sumatriptan injection, the most common adverse reactions ([greater than or equal to]5% and > placebo) were injection site reactions, tingling, dizziness/vertigo, warm/hot sensation, burning sensation, feeling of heaviness, pressure sensation, flushing, feeling of tightness, and numbness.
These can be accompanied by constitutional symptoms and mass-effect, such as obstruction or visceral pressure sensation.
She added that with her experience of hypnobirthing, she felt "more of a tightening or pressure sensation, more like a period pain, a bit of an ache rather than horrendous pain.
Participants performed the movements until they felt a stretch or pressure sensation at nominated acupuncture points.
The pain was particularly intense when he leaned forward, as he felt a pressure sensation in his forehead, around his eyes, and in the back of his head.