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my knee feels numb

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Numb: Either local sensory nerve irritation or referred lumbar nerve or femoral nerve involvement.
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Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Many reasons: There could be many reasons. Circulation problems, stroke, neurologic or muscular conditions or low back problems such as a stenosis and herniated dis ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
19 years experience Podiatry
Dehydration: Alcohol intake as a drug, causes dehydratiton and causes your electrolytes to be imbalanced. As a result, the loss of water causes the potassium to i ... Read More
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Electrolytes: Alcohol have a lot of effects on every organ system--the issue you are describing is common but short lived, unexplained but theories are :--1/dehydra ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is n ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaveh Karandish
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Numbness : It can have many reasons ... Most commonly for a person at your age maybe cause by vascular compression and tingling as a result of certain positions ... Read More
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellar symptoms: It sounds like you have symptoms at your patella (knee cap). Many young patients have what's called chondromalacia, which refers to worn cartilage be ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Superficial nerve: It is likely that superficial nerves were disrupted during the procedure and they take months to regenerate.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
28 years experience Neurology
Knee: If the numbness is persistent and the knee is not swollen it may be a sprain or strain. If the knee locks or becomes swollen, painful, tender, hot, o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerves: The combination of low back pain and leg symptoms suggest the possibility of pinched nerves in your low back. For most patients, lumbar pinched nerve ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Knee numbness/pain: Riding a bicycle without proper padding can put pressure on the nerves of the pelvis and lead to numbness around the bottom and into the legs. This nu ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is normal: It will take a few more days and the healing process will be completed. Take care.

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