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why is my hip numb

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness: Numbness in the hip area can be from a peripheral cause (meralgia paresthetica -- irritation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve) or central -- dis ... Read More
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A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Lip numbness: Unfortunately, it's hard to tell you what it is because of very limited data provided. More data and physical examination would be required to help yo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Shouldn't: Shouldn't. Potential causes would depend upon on location of the numbness.
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neurologist: Numbness is a feeling when nerves are involved. The specialists in this area of medicine are neurologists. When the problem is annoying enough to you ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Sciatica: Somethimes a pinched nerve or sciatca can cause pain or numbness on the left hip, back, leg area. I would see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: on if your father has underlying illness. Considerations will arthritis of the hip, avascular necrosis and fracture of the hip. Further evaluation is ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Possibly sciatica: It could be related to the sciatic but specific distribution of the numbness would be important and if it is really the entire leg you should likely g ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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This could be any: number of things but the diagnosis would be a bit challenging even with a detailed history and physical exam. Clearly, you're concerned or you wouldn ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a few potential causes and I would not hesitate to be seen for it. The two most common causes are an irritation of a nerve in the back whic ... Read More

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