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legs go numb when I lay on my stomach

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
You could : Be suffering from malnutrition. Please see a doctor and discuss your diet.
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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.
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 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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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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Seek an: evaluation from your physician. It is hard to know what it is without further history and examination. You may need imaging of your cervical spine or ... 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nerve pinching: You may be developing meralgia paresthetica, compression of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, and the position likely provokes the symptoms. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Strange Symptoms: Without further history, this is a puzzler. It sounds like when you lie prone, something is compromising a peripheral nerve in your right leg. I would ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Needs evaluation: I would suggest a specialist in vascular (circulatory) problems. You aren't pregnant by any chance, are you? This sounds like vena caval compression. ... Read More

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