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A 41-year-old male asked:

I'm experiencing numbness, burning, tingling and sharp pain in my left thigh?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Elskens
36 years experience
Leg numb/tingling: If persistent, you should be evaluated.
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 29 years experience
Pain in thigh: Numbness, burning, tingling and sharp pain all sound like a nerve is involved. This could happen if there was any injury to the back, such as when you move or lift something heavy or it could possibly be the beginning of shingles. Please see your doctor right away for an evaluation.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Anatomy: Could involve femoral nerve, an L2-3 radiculopathy, or most likely lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh. Best to discuss with your doctor, consider neurology consultation, and get this addressed.
Last updated Mar 27, 2020


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