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Abnormal Leg Sensations
I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?
Isolated muscle: Twitches or fasciculations are common and usually not serious. It could be from drinking too much coffee, stress, anxiety, electrolyte imbalance etc. However, seek medical help if it's accompanied by increasing pain, weakness, numbness, fatigue, fever, weight loss etc. http://www.livestrong.com/article/86285-causes-muscle-twitch/. ...Read more
It happens...: In about 1 in 100 women, the baby's head compresses a nerve (often the sciatic) as it passes through the pelvic outlet. More likely in first pregnancies and prolonged 2nd stage of labor. Women with nerve injury spent more time pushing in the semi-fowler-lithotomy position than women without. Average duration of symptoms is usually ~2 months. ...Read more
Why do i have a cold sensation in my leg? Which kills and its always at nice every so oftern it kills
Cold leg: Its difficult to say since you did not share any medical information with us, not even your age. Cold and painful extremities are often suggestive of a vascular compromise. You need a vascular ultrasound study to see if you have obstruction of blood flow. If detected, then a consultation with a vascular surgeon or an interventional radiologist would be the next step. ...Read more
I have diabetes and I have a cooling sensation in lower part of my leg what is the cause and should I be concerned?
Depends: If your leg actually feels cool to the touch, that is serious and you should go to the er. If its a subjective sensation, let your doctor know. ...Read more