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What could cause numbness of a leg more than 6 hours

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
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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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Sciatica: While sciatica is common, this may well represent a radiculopathy (nerve root irritation). You will require a full examination with x Ray and or EMG t... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pressure on Nerve: Numbness in leg only when sitting is most likely from pressure on a nerve. It could be from a wallet in the back pocket, or your spine out of alignme... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Haghighi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No: not directly. There is no true nerve impingement to cause that. However a true panic attack can have a overall sensation that can sometimes feel al... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Several causes: Nerve impingement may be causing these, anywhere from where the nerve exits the spine to somewhere along your leg. Watch your posture and how you sit... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Paresthesias: Paresthesias can occur with use of wellbutrin (bupropion).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy.

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