Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what does it mean when your thigh goes numb

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Where on thigh?: Entire, lateral, medial, posterior? The thigh is innervated by multiple nerves: femoral, sciatic, lateral femoral cutaneous, genitofemoral... Did yo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation: An inflammatory process such as tendonitis or an internal knee derangement such as cartilage disease or damage may cause this discomfort. Another poss ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Wynn
40 years experience Podiatry
Leg Numbness: There are many causes of leg numbness.... For example. Neuropathy, nerve entrapment, back problems...Etc. Its important to find out what the cause is, ... Read More
24
24 thanks
Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Herniated disk: A herniated disk is a common cause of numbness and pain. Other causes can be direct injury to a nerve, systemic illness that affects the nerves (ie di ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Need: evaluation for neuropathy and peripheral vascular intergrity
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve irritation: It sounds like you're having nerve root irritation. Your arm symptoms would be originating from your neck. If you're having numbness down your leg and ... Read More
9
9 thanks
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See a physician: Would need more history to get an idea of the cause. Numbness means the nerves that carry sensation from your leg to the brain(sensory nerves)are suff ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Psychological or: Physiological issue. See your doctor for evaluation, testing and imaging to determine the cause and discuss the course of treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
See a doctor: Stroke, neurologic or muscular conditions or low back problems such as a herniated disk sounds like a plausible reason. See an orthopedist urgently or ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Salman Saeed
33 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy: You may have a pinched nerve in the back or may be developing neuropathy, if you are not able to stand on it because you feel weak then you need to se ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Possible sciatica: If you have radiating pain then sciatica is probable but even without pain it is possible. See a neurologist.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month