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A 31-year-old male asked:

Can back problems cause numbness and tingling in the body?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Yes as well as other: Potential reasons. For these symptoms to be spinal related, the problem would have to be above the level of the body experiencing the symptoms.
Dr. Thomas A. McNally
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Pinched nerves in the low back are often associated with numbness and tingling in the legs and feet.

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Last updated Jun 14, 2015

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