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I have numbness running up the left side of the outer part of my left leg for a few months now and recently have pretty bad pain in my left

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Referred pain: Sciatica is a form of radiculopathy associated with nerve root injury in the lower lumbar spine. Sometimes there is a nerve entrapment at one of the h ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you ha ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
PT and ortho: Would recommend physical therapy and neurosurgery consult for further evaluation.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Rest and Relaxation.: Low back disc herniations have a way of causing pain and numbness under normal activity levels. Running, you must understand, will take you another le ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
What do you do?: It could be inflammation around one of the nerves. This can be because an injury to a tendon, ligament, etc. Or overuse. Try this: http://en.Wikipe ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunately : Unfortunately the description of your symptoms does not allow me to provide a very educated suggestion as to the cause of your problems. In particular ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Numbness:post partum: The symptoms described may be caused simply from a preferred posture while sleeping which is prolonged secondary to interrupted sleep, causing the nor ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Paresthesias: Are what you are descriving and are not normal. If persistent they should be evaluatred by a physician. They can be a nerve problem or possible from ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Possi.nerve compress: Possibly either left sciatic or left peroneal nerve may be compressing in your laying position causing tingling in left foot.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leo Germin
41 years experience Neurology
See below: Unilateral numbness including arm and leg will require neurological consultation and further diagnostic studies including MRI of the brain. Make an a ... Read More
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