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numbness in right leg above knee

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Meralgia: You describe a common problem due to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, which seems manifest at a distance. This is calle ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
36 years experience Podiatry
Nerve : Numbness equates to a nerve issue. Since this is one sided, consider a back problem. Consult your local neurologist or orthopedic surgeon.
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Could be : Meralgia paresthetica, a nerve compression at the lateral hip affecting the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Might be caused by tight belt or clothin ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Numb & Tingle: Numbness and tingle needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Please see him/her. There are several possibilities including restless leg syndrome. Peac ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Leg cramps. : Most important thing is to rule out a blood clot . Get a venous doppler of leg
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get Checked: If the heel life change was too dramatic height wise id could have changed your gait and affected your back. Persistent numbness and tingling is usua ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Nerve injury or comp: It would be important to rule out spinal stenosis as the cause. An MRI would be a good idea.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Must have evaluation: Need more information. An orthopedic evaluation can determine whether you have a ruptured disk or other problem. The orthopedist or a physical thera ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Recommend : You have few conditions that definitely require doctors evaluation. Swelling of the knee and thigh lump need as minimum XRay. Please make appointment ... Read More

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