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what could cause numbness of a leg more than 6 hours

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
8 years experience General Practice
Several Causes: There are several causes of leg numbness but most are associated with the compression of the nerves that supply the leg. By compressing these nerves, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not typically: numbness needs to be evaluated. While spasm decreases blood flow to muscle and occasionally surrounding tissue, any permanent injury remains rare. See ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Any yellowness of: whites of eyes? Itching? Fatigue? Weight change? change in bowel movements. Too early to say without medical assessment. Let your parents know about t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain and numbness : Numbness is a reflection that a nerve can be involved. This can be a peripheral nerve or nerves or a pinching in your leg from a disc in your back (or ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Visceral pain: Epigastric pain may have many etiologies. Diagnosis requires a good history and physical exam with a surgeon, and may lead to further testing such as ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Compression: One classic cause is compression of a nerve (eg sleeping on one arm) ; but the exact diagnosis in your case should be done in a dr s office, after dis ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
20 years experience Palliative Care
Dizziness & Numbness: The possible causes for your symptoms are too broad for discussion here. What I recommend is either a consult with a HealthTap provider or evaluation ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Cause and effect: The cause of your obesity is poor diet and is also the cause of your numbness. Try getting rid of sugar and sweeteners
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle: Regarding the range of motion, yes, restricted range of motion can place more stress on the knee on that same leg and lead to altered knee biomechanic ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Numbness in the thigh can be from nerve compression in the lower back or upper thigh but not from the knee.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Could be.: There are ways to diagnose this and to determine best treatment methods. Life style changes, medication, iron supplements and other strategies can wor ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dechellis
12 years experience Pain Management
Could be yes: Although "sciatica" may involve portions of the buttock region, many other types of pain do as well. Get formal evaluation by specialized physician wh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See a urologist: Blood in the urine could be caused by many things- the most common are- trauma, urinary tract infection , and stones in the urinary tract. However, c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
6 nosebleeds.: Yes go to your nearest walking clinic. Get BP checked.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
There are two major: diagnostic categories for foot tingling. The first is a radiculopathy: this is the one that starts in the spine with compression of a nerve that suppl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Lenk
27 years experience Neurology
Need MRI: If symptoms started suddenly, then not likely neuromuscular disease...You need an MRI to look at the brainstem and cervical spine (neck). There are m ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
There : There are many causes of burning in the upper thigh. Common causes include nerve root irritation in the low back (usually of the L2 or L3 nerve roots ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layne Kamalu
27 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: brain tumors may cause headaches but in someone like you that would not be the most likely cause. However if your headaches become severe, wake you u ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Not less sleep: If you have back pain then it is not due to less sleep. There is likely to be some underlying cause which needs to be investigated. See a neurologist ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
Not likely heart: Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested. It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pain ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Testicular pain...: ...has several causes, see topic tags. Pain severity, enlargement or swelling, tenderness to touch, penile discharge, fever, and gradual vs sudden ons ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Arm pain: I see you have a significant cardiac history, so this is something you need to mention to your cardiologist, it needs to ne evaluated.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
An irritated: Nerve can do that.
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