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I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?

I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?

Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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As funny as it is I wake up and part of my butt is numb ?

As funny as it is I wake up and part of my butt is numb ?

NUMB BUTT: A few conditions can cause numbness of the buttocks. Diabetes is one. Injuries, coldness, injury to the nerve going to your butt is another. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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The upper part of half my leg from my knee to my butt is numb. Possibilities?

The upper part of half my leg from my knee to my butt is numb. Possibilities?

Get it evaluated: There is likely a nerve entrapment, possibly originating in the lower back (sciatica). This needs to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in elbows, numbness, it spreads down from shoulders to fingers, wrists hurt, wake up at night, but is all day. What is it? Maybe Part Of Fibromya

Pain in elbows, numbness, it spreads down from shoulders to fingers, wrists hurt, wake up at night, but is all day. What is it? Maybe Part Of Fibromya

Elbow pain: Pain on both elbows ? lateral or medial side, Swelling ? aggravated by activities or impaired range of motion? Pain, numbness spread down to fingers could be nerve entrapment( ulnar, median nerve). Fibromyalgia (FM) is possible due to bilateral symmetry of pain (usually 2 cm distal to lateral epicondyle). FM pain usually widespread plus fatigue, depression.. Consult your PCP. Thanks and good luck ...Read more

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Is it bad if my butt goes numb when i sit?

Is it bad if my butt goes numb when i sit?

Not really: Numbness is caused by nerves being pinched and there are many factors involved in the process. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: groin and buttocks numbness?

What is the definition or description of: groin and buttocks numbness?

Numbness: This can be due to a radiculopathy or a neuropathy. Each of these have several causes and need further investigation. Groin and buttock areas are inervated by lumbar nerve roots making up the lumbo sacral plexus which can be affected by masses, infections and neuropathies. ...Read more

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I've been studying~8 hrs/day for 7 days, the past 4 days i've had a burning/cold/ numbness in my left butt cheek 24/7 -SO irritating!How can i fix it?

I've been studying~8 hrs/day for 7 days, the past 4 days i've had a burning/cold/ numbness in my left butt cheek 24/7 -SO irritating!How can i fix it?

Get moving: Prolonged immobility as you have described can result in local muscle or nerve compression. Break your 8-hour study days up by moving around every hour or so. If you try these maneuvers and your symptoms persist or worsen (weakness, increased area of numbness), then see your primary care physician. Good luck with your studies. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm ...Read more

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What causes numbness in butt and feet? Is that sciatica?

What causes numbness in butt and feet? Is that sciatica?

Maybe: Sciatica usually refers to shooting pain coming from the back going down one (not both) of the legs. Regardless such pain represents an irritation of some structures in the body. Numbness represents a nerve (somewhere) not functionally properly. These conditions require an evaluation by an appropriately trained health professional. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in butt, groin and legs?

What causes numbness in butt, groin and legs?

See below: This could be from a variety of sources, however, the most likely is a compression of the nerve fibers from you spinal cord to these areas. Have an urgent care center or spine service (neuro or ortho) check you out and suggest remedies. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my butt and feet when I sit for too long, why?

Pressure neuropathy: Any time one is putting pressure in an area where nerves are located in places easily reached by persistent pressure, will cause temporary damage to those nerves (like sleeping in the wrong position, holding arms over head too long, sitting too long--esp hard surface). When the pressure is relieved, the nerve function comes back and numbness goes away. The longer the abnormal pressure, the worse. ...Read more