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why is my leg above the knee feeling tingley like its asleep

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve problem: Those sensations - vibration, tingling, numbness - are associated with a nerve that is being pinched or otherwise damaged. I would get that evaluated ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Consider restless leg syndrome as the most likely cause. Other less common considerations include sciatica, popliteal cyst, soleus and gastroc strain, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Neuropathy: Neuropathy refers to nerve damage, typically from excess/prolonged pressure or from uncontrolled sugar (diabetes) or insufficient B12, etc. Check out ... Read More
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Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Possible anxiety : It does not fit well with a particular pattern Be reassured that nothing serious is going on
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Not really: You are either compressing a nerve or a blood vessel resulting in the tingling feeling in your lower leg. I assume the sensation subsides after you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Thigh discomfort: At this time the symptom appears mild and possibly positional and may be due to a slightly irritated/inflamed muscle or superficial nerve and since it ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: This severe knee pain appears to be positional and could be from a fragment of old torn cartilage left over from your prior injury. An examination by ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
It will impove: I suspect you had compression neuropathy to the nerve and it lost some nerve nutrition from lack of blood supple. If it does not improve see your ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Dehydration: Alcohol intake as a drug, causes dehydratiton and causes your electrolytes to be imbalanced. As a result, the loss of water causes the potassium to i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Numbness or tingling in your leg is usually due to compression of one of the nerves in your lower back or may also be due to a compressed nerve by you ... Read More

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