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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
I would be concerned: About a nerve injury. See a neurologist for an evaluation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Wynn
39 years experience Podiatry
Leg Numbness: There are many causes of leg numbness.... For example. Neuropathy, nerve entrapment, back problems...Etc. Its important to find out what the cause is, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Loss of sensation: The leg can have decreased feeling of pain, light touch, or even buzzing of a tuning fork. This could be due to spinal cord, brain, or peripheral nerv ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most plausible cause: of your symptoms seems to be irritation of a nerve in your Lumbar spine, either from a disc herniation, arthritis, disc-facet joint complex, or some o ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of leg pain and numbness one of the most common causes is lumbar radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leavin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Leg symptoms: The leg symptoms relate to a nerve being affected. There are a few possibilities, but a common one is Meralgia Peresthetica, and it is not dangerous. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
You can: No imaging test shows or explains everything.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Could be from nerve compression in the spine. Your age and amount of disk degeneration in the spine will affect this. If you get quick relief after s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Two likely causes: Positioning of your legs could have resulted in nerve compression (especially the common peroneals) pressure of the baby's body during passage thru th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Freedman
37 years experience Radiology
Multiple possibility: I recommend you see a good neurologist. Ther are many possibilities, including spinal cord, nerve pbs, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis etc. Ple ... Read More
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