A member asked:

For two days i've had two numb spots in my right leg, i'm not sure what's wrong, i was drinking a large amount of alcoholic beverages, could that be w?

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Dr. Katherine Caldwell answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

If the numbness persists, you should see a doctor. Not sure if it's related to heavy alcohol consumption. What sometimes can happen is that if you "pass out" and lie on one part of your body for extended periods without moving, that can cause a form of trauma to the nerve which could be causing the numbness. If you drink like that frequently, check your B12 level. Low B12 can cause nerve problems.

Answered Mar 8, 2016



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