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A 27-year-old female asked about a 58-year-old female:

My friend woke up with her leg and foot completely numb it took about 2 hours to come back.. is this somthing to worry about?

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Dr. Doug Mason
Podiatry 33 years experience
Not to worry: Sounds like he must have slept wrong on a nerve anywhere up his leg. It is called Neuropraxia where there is temporary loss of nerve response.

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Last updated Jul 3, 2015

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