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lower extremity paresthesia

A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
38 years experience Pain Management
EMG: You will need a thorough exam by either a neurologist or pain physician. Emg study will help determine if it is from the low back or other nerves; sci ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Dyspnea: Any breathing problems?, Medications?, Allergies?.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Paresthetica: Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh. The cause of meralgia paresthetica is c ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Yes, if circulation is reduced to the nerve it causes numbness.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Ischemia: Paresthesiae can be caused by nerve damage. Interruption of circulation can lead to both transient lack of blood supply to the nerves and muscles that ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
You bet!!: Have you been checked for a small fiber neuropathy? This could be assessed by a skin punch biopsy. Can help further with Concierge visit or INBOX co ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: A pinched or irritated nerve is most likely. There can be other causes, including poor circulation. See your doctor if persists or worsens.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
29 years experience Neurology
Sciatica: This could be due to a lumbar radiculopathy or sciatica. You could rest, avoid heavy lifting and use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. I su ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Nerve: Sounds like a possible nerve entrapment. Would get x-ray to make sure there is no bone pathology. Mri would be prudent.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation back: You also need a back evaluation as well . This can be neurologic or myofascial pain as a part of your complaints. It may not be just one cause.
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