A 44-year-old male asked:
my right thigh gets numb.what can be the cause and what can i do about it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Dan Fisher answered
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. Called meralgia paresthetica. Usual treatment is to take pressure off the front of your lower abdomen/groin by not wearing a tight belt or pants and losing weight.
Answered on Oct 1, 2013
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