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legs go numb when I lay on my back

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Pressing nerves: pressing nerves either in your lower back (disk) or in the muscles in your buttocks (periformis syndrome). I would see a neurologist.

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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like your back is worn out and have degenerated disks and possibly collapsed vertebrae. It is possible your nerves are being pinched when y ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Wolf
38 years experience Psychiatry
Back trauma: Symptoms are consistent with spinal trauma and possible herniated disc. See orthopedic or neurosurgeon if needed after swing primary doc and consider ... Read More
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
pinched nerve back: At your age herniated disc causing sciatic pain in leg along with numbness and weakness is likely. See a neurologist. You will likely need MRI scan of ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Pinched nerve back: You may have arthritis of joints of spine in low back which is the most common cause of such symptoms. In flat body position you probably get pinching ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: Pathology of the lumbosacral. Spinal cord can cause low back pain and bilateral leg numbness. An examination by a neurologist is advised. Appropriate ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See an Orthopedist !: Most of your symptoms seem to be from the spine, due either to a disk lesion or arthritis, or both, with a nerve(s) getting pinched causing the tingli ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Usually disc: Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury produci ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
See neurologist: See neurologist as soon as possible. You need to be examined.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to MD: The spine surgery was probably done to relieve pressure on your nerves which was causing pain. This same pressure was actually affecting the sensory f ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: You must be examined and checked for vascular disease, neuropathy and possible diabetes. I suggest starting with a complete physical exam an comprehen ... Read More

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