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what to do for numbness in left upper thigh?

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Dr. Aaron Haug
14 years experience Neurology
Several things: Upper thigh numbness is often due to something called meralgia paresthetica; this is due to a nerve that gets pinched in the front part of the upper thigh. This is more likely to happen if a person is overweight and has a belly, or wears tight fitting clothes. Weight loss, loose fitting clothes, and sometimes medications are the appropriate treatments.
Answered on May 25, 2014
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Dr. Shivinder Deol
46 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Massage, B6, ALA may help also.
Mar 20, 2013

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