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Numbness in right leg above knee

A female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry 38 years experience
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 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
Neurology 53 years experience
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
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
42 years experience
Nerve injury or comp: It would be important to rule out spinal stenosis as the cause. An MRI would be a good idea.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Response: Not sure of whether your question involves treatment approach or possibility of surgical interventions. Hard to interpret your statement, as posed. ... Read More
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