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numbness in my thighs when i walk

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Could be: Could be.
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Dr. Thomas A. McNally
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Maybe: Depending on what area of your thigh gets numb, the two areas could be related. The L5 nerve root passes the l4-5 disc level and leaves the spine thro ... Read More
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Could be: Depending upon which nerve is pinched. L5 nerve can go to this area.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Meralgia: Numb feeling in anterior thigh is usually related to compression of the femoral cutaneous nerve at the inguinal ligament. This is known as meralgia. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve,vein or muscle: Are you certain that a vein is the culprit? With associated numbness the problem could be with a pinched nerve from a spinal disorder like a disc prob ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
?stroke: If slowly progressive, it could represent spinal cord compression, especially in the neck. On occasion, problems develop in the lower spinal cord in ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be normal: You might have just compressed your sciatic nerve - the main nerve from your spine that extends all the way to the toes. Sometimes you can sit on thi ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Your : Your symptoms are very concerning for me. Having numbness is concerning for a neurological issue. Please be seen immediately and have this evaluated ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
See neurologist!: You do not say what kind of docs you have seen and what sort of work-up you have had. Have you had a MRI of your brain? Have you seen a neurologist? ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Spine Surgery: Studies show that after spine surgery you can have migration of pedicle screws or other hardware, fracture near the site, or new disc herniation or ha ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You have likely contused a nerve and the numbness should resolved over 2-4 weeks. If it persists or you develop any weakness, see a doctor.

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