A 26-year-old female asked:
Occasional tingling down right leg when laying on back. more often my thigh goes numb and i don't notice until i move or touch it. thoughts??
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Dr. Ayisha Ganianswered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Numbness in the leg: If the numb symptoms are only in the thigh area it could be neuropathy of one particular branching of the nerve (lateral cutaneous nerve), condition called maralgia paresthetica.
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