Syracuse, NY
A 25-year-old male asked:

When i stand and lay down im mostly fine but as soon as i sit down i get left leg pain and foot starts tingling what could it be?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Arterial or: venous insufficiency as possibilities; however, I suggest an examination to include venous and arterial ultrasound of lower extremities.
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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...could also be pressure on a nerve called the sciatic. So your neurologic (nerve) signs should be checked as well. Meanwhile, try to sit in such a way that you do not put most weight on the side where the leg and foot are bothering you. A soft "doughnut" pillow could help. Good luck!
May 25, 2019
Last updated May 26, 2019


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