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why does my right thigh go numb

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Meralgia Paresthetic: Meralgia paresthetica is a benign condition in which the anterior thigh will experience numbness, burning, tingling sensations from stretching of a ne ... Read More
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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
See below: It could be femoral neuropathy, radiculopathe affecting l3-4-5 . See your doctor.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness: Numbness is a sign of nerve irritation -- it can be central (near the spinal cord or in the brain itself) or peripheral (closer to the thigh) -- there ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Possible Herpes: Did you have Shingles. May be post herpetic neuralgia
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve pain: from injures nerve or post herpetic neuralgia. See a doctor and have it checked.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O SCIATICA : . You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Possible meralgia: See a neurologist. Medications can help symptoms.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Meralgia: This is generally caused by entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the inguinal ligament as it passes down in front of your thigh. Calle ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve irritation: It sounds like you may be having irritation or impingement of a nerve at or near your spine. This is fairly common. People who injure a disc between s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Benign: You likely possess meralgia paresthetica, compression of lat fem cutaneous nerve of thigh. It is a localized self limited process in most cases, but ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
SEE ORTHOPEDIST: Commonly sciatica due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches can manifest itself as thigh numb ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Khan
9 years experience Palliative Care
Nerve Root Injury: Most probably you have chronic nerve root/peripheral sensory nerve injury which is worsening, you have to see a physical medicine & rehabilitation phy ... Read More
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