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A 21-year-old male asked:

Can cycling after not cycling for long causes occasional numbness around knee after 1 day of cycling? i have neurofibromatosis type ii

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Absolutely: Could be a pinched nerve. Could be adjustment to this new physical activity. I would get checked out if the numbness persists after a week.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 54 years experience
Consult physician: Probably related to exercise endeavor. However consult your physician.About 50% of patients develop spinal lesions.40% of the spinal lesions are symptomatic. Spinal tumours separated in two groups. Intramedullary lesions in spinal tissue belong to spinal astrocytomas or ependymomas. Extramedullary lesions in space between the surface of spinal cord & bony wall of canal, schwannomas & menin
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