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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have numbness and tingly feeling in my top left thigh running down my leg and my left cheek it can be a struggle to walk on?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Meralgia: Numb feeling in anterior thigh is usually related to compression of the femoral cutaneous nerve at the inguinal ligament. This is known as meralgia. However it does not produce paresthesia in your behind. That is probably a separate matter.

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