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I have severe tingling in legs in the evening?

I have severe tingling in legs in the evening?

Seek help in person: While this could be related to something like restless legs - tingling is a much less common description of symtpoms. This could also represent some sort of physical compromise of the sensory nerves of the legs but also could be some other process compromising the nerves and that's important to find out sooner rather later. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Why do I have to tingling warm legs when sitting down?

Why do I have to tingling warm legs when sitting down?

Requires exam: may be due to compression of nerves in your lumbar spine or some type of peripheral neuropathy. You need an exam and blood testing. ...Read more

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How can I treat sciatica naturally, especially at the stage of increasing numbness and tingling of leg?

How can I treat sciatica naturally, especially at the stage of increasing numbness and tingling of leg?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Lower back tingling , left leg

Lower back tingling , left leg

What's your question: We need more info regarding your post. Low back pain from high velocity or energy injury & trauma is more worrisome. Numbness, tingling & weakness of a leg is worrisome. So is incontinence & inability to walk normally. Most low back pain from low energy injury will resolve in 6wks. Check out http://www.Choosingwisely.Org/doctor-patient-lists/american-academy-of-family-physicians/ re xrays/imaging. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling up leg when I flex my toes?

What can cause tingling up leg when I flex my toes?

Multiple reasons: initially would consider some musculoskeletal issue. Good chiropractor may help ...Read more

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Tingling in leg x 3 weeks. Not diabetic. What is the most common cause?

Tingling in leg x 3 weeks. Not diabetic. What is the most common cause?

Lumbar radiculopathy: or lumbar disc/nerve root irritation or compression. Get seen adap. You may need nerve conduction studueus and an MRI of your lumbar spine. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and tingling in legs?

What can cause dizziness and tingling in legs?

Various causes: Tingling of legs can be caused by neuropathy, deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, vitamin B12 or multiple sclerosis. Lightheadedness can be due to low or high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm,anemia. Vertigo is seen in inner ear or cerebellar disorders. See MD for testing if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Tingling down leg five days after massage. Possibly from walking on back?

Tingling down leg five days after massage. Possibly from walking on back?

Could be: And if anyone hasn't told you, walking on the back sounds like a great idea but it's too much weight and force on the spine from above. I'd recommend against it. As far as the tingling, it could be from a nerve being pinched. Hopefully the aggressive massage didn't cause a disk problem. See your family md for eval. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

Irritated nerve: Often sciatic nerve pinching or paroneal nerve pinching causes this. Neuological examination and EMG may be needed. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms tingling in legs, pain in back during sex considered disabled?

Are the symptoms tingling in legs, pain in back during sex considered disabled?

Tingling during sex: I assume that you get these symptoms only during sex - then this is not a disability - nice try though. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes tingling in legs and arms?

Please tell me what causes tingling in legs and arms?

Many things: Parasthesias (tingling) can be caused by polyneuropathy of any cause, ms, cord syndromes, and as a side effects of medications (carbonic anhydrase inhibitors like topamax, (topiramate) Diamox and zonegran.). ...Read more

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Lower back with tingling in legs and feet?

Lower back with tingling in legs and feet?

Many possibilities..: You may have a pinched nerve due to a variety of possible reasons. See your primary care physician who may order some x-rays and possibly an mri. You may need a referral to an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more

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Can piriformis muscle syndrome cause sciatica type symptoms (pain and tingling in legs). Can you suggest anything that may help relieve it?

Can piriformis muscle syndrome cause sciatica type symptoms (pain and tingling in legs).  Can you suggest anything that may help relieve it?

Suggestions: Yes, if sciatic is caught by buttock muscles, pain can simulate a pinched nerve from the back, BUT you describe issues in "legs", and the bilaterality causes some concern regarding lumbar stenosis vrs peripheral neuropathy. First, get diagnosis confirmed, then if appropriate, try physical therapy or osteopathy. ...Read more

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ElevALT-70. M-33-don't drink-don't smoke-never drugs, married & monogamous.Went to dr for numbness/tingling in legs.Ca-10.4 vitd25-0H -27. Means what?

Mostly normal: The labs generally are within normal limits, although the ALT is slightly elevated of little concern. I do find the Vitamin D on the low side, as prefer levels of 50-70 ng/ml. None of this reveals cause of leg symptoms. Several potential causes. A neurologist could help sort out. ...Read more

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My right foot is tingling and leg is cramping, what can cause this?

My right foot is tingling and leg is cramping, what can cause this?

Foot tingling: Consider possible neuropathy, pinched nerve in the foot or in the spine, cramping from dehydration or electrolyte imbalance, variant of plantar fasciitis, stress fracture, among others. ...Read more

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Asking a question for 28 yr old daughter. She has sudden chronic anemia (within last year) and has no diagnosis. Now has tingling in legs; memory ?

Asking a question for 28 yr old daughter.  She has sudden chronic anemia  (within last year) and has no diagnosis. Now has tingling in legs; memory ?

Symptoms are : Related to her anemia. Could have lupus , or underlying autoimmune diseases on top of chronic anemia. She needs to be worked up or followed by hematologist and or rheumatologist . Please discuss with her physician ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with neuritis after a medication. Dr said no verve damage. Does neuritis get better? I have burning tingling in legs and feet

I have been diagnosed with neuritis after a medication.  Dr said no verve damage.  Does neuritis get better? I have burning tingling in legs and feet

Depends: It isn't clear which medication and how this we diagnosed. There are different types of lesions which are acquired and affect nerves, and each has a different prognostic significance. Since you are seeing a doctor suggest you discuss expectations and therapeutic approaches. ...Read more

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Which Dr. for a disc ballooning out to side, part in spl canal, now low abdomen numb. Touch causes Strong tingling down legs, bladprob?9wks not betr?

Which Dr. for a disc ballooning out to side, part in spl canal, now low abdomen numb. Touch causes Strong tingling down legs, bladprob?9wks not betr?

Could be serious: Your symptoms sound like a result of a herniated disk that is causing actual dysfunction of some nerves, If so, the situation should be addressed quickly as some changes may become permanent if left untreated. You need a spine specialist to guide you. Depending on your community, this will be either be an orthopedist or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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34yr.sciatica since 2days.no severe pain.Sitting for long cause tingling in legs.I get vibration in penis sometimes when I walk/exercise.Is it serious?

34yr.sciatica since 2days.no severe pain.Sitting for long cause tingling in legs.I get vibration in penis sometimes when I walk/exercise.Is it serious?

Yes: You need a follow-up with your neurologist/ neurosurgeon, meanwhile lose weight , avoid lifting heavy objects / excessive straining, etc.. use NSAIDS, unless contraindicated , good luck ...Read more

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I have arachnoid cyst my left side weak dull pain in left side head tingling left leg foot what I do?

I have arachnoid cyst my left side weak dull pain in left side head tingling left leg foot what I do?

See note: If your condition seems to be worsening then the cyst may be growing in size requiring surgical aspiration or draining. There is nothing interconnected to your foot or leg and you should seek medical care by a neurologist neuro surgeon or orthopedic spine doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing leg tingling and legs cramping. The following also describes me: Obesity. What should I do?

I am experiencing  leg tingling and legs cramping. The following also describes me: Obesity. What should I do?

Leg tingle & cramps: It is important to rule out/identify possible medical conditions such as circulation issues or nutritional/hormonal imbalances. Please start by seeing your doctor. He/she can also guide you in weight management. Please ask about lower carb food plan. Peace and good health. Shanti. ...Read more

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Been dizzy a lot with tingling in legs & arms. Someone said it could be a growth spurt. Is that possible especially since I'm just a few years from 40?

Been dizzy a lot with tingling in legs & arms. Someone said it could be a growth spurt. Is that possible especially since I'm just a few years from 40?

No, that would not: be a growth spurt. First of all, those are not the signs of a growth spurt and as you said, you are 38 years old....unfortunately, no more growth spurts at that age. I would recommend that you see your doctor and be examined to make sure this isn't a neurological or other physical abnormality. ...Read more

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Left foot tingles. No leg weakness or tingling in leg. Only in foot. Been like this for a week. Vitamin defiecency? Ms? What could it be?

Left foot tingles. No leg weakness or tingling in leg. Only in foot. Been like this for a week. Vitamin defiecency? Ms? What could it be?

Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Had genital sores last week and swab results negative for herpes. They are healing but now I have tingling in leg and sore bum on same side as sores?

Had genital sores last week and swab results negative for herpes. They are healing but now I have tingling in leg and sore bum on same side as sores?

Bloodwork?: Herpes cultures will only be positive about 60% of the time, even with active disease. Having bloodwork to look for antibodies to the herpes virus can help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get pins n nedls easily in my arms (ulnar nerve) sometimes tingling down leg, teeth n face. No pain. Just on and off p's and n's. Have gastro probs?

I get pins n nedls easily in my arms (ulnar nerve) sometimes tingling down leg, teeth n face. No pain. Just on and off p's and n's. Have gastro probs?

P's and N's ?: Have you had recent dental treatment, the sensation you have sounds like galvanic current. This electromotive force can exist in the mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Leg Tingling (Definition)

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