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A 47-year-old female asked:

When walking ( +1 mile)the outside of my foot goes numb then legs go numb, i have no muscle weakness just legs feel fatigued, disappears when i stop. also numb r leg when sit for long periods.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
? pinched nerves: at the lumbar spine, you may want to lose weight if overweight or obese, if not , you need to see your doctor, anyways, for initial assessment probably some imaging studies, and maybe referral to a spine specialist, wish you wellness
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