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What could cause a mammal to have and respond to a sense of touch with only isolated numbness but not feel pain?

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CIPA? –  Rory M Aug 6 '14 at 22:28
    
Loss of nociceptive pathways. –  WYSIWYG Aug 7 '14 at 6:35

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I think Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis might be what you are looking for, it is the closest thing I can think of right now.

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Thank you this does somewhat make sense –  user1357 Aug 6 '14 at 23:23

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