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why does my leg go numb when I lay down

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve: Inner thigh is the distribution of your L2 or L3 spinal nerve. Likely irritated from back, but another common source of irritation is from your pyrifo ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
25 years experience Rheumatology
Spasms: Muscle spasms can do that. Try cold packs, OTC ibuprofen and gentle stretching. see your doctor if not better within few days to make sure it is not a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Numbness and pain: You have a nerve impingement. Consult a back specialist for help and possible physiotherapy
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Seek medical eval: Need to rule out sciatica.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Are you making a: request for medical documentation/ recommendations? If yes, we can not do that on the general health education of HealthTap.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Medical evaluation: The pattern and clinical symptoms are consistent with a disc herniation in the Lumbar Spine. I would see a Doctor as soon as possible to assess neuro ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs evaluation: It sounds like some kind of neurological problem that needs an urgent attention. Please consult your doc, neurologist or ophthalmologist asap. It ca ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Differs: Each person is different. The overall response to conservative therapy (Physical therapy and Epidural injections and meds) depends on several factors ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Common: This is a very common pattern. There are a few possibilities for this pain. I would recommend that you see a physiatrist (specialist in rehab medicine ... Read More
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