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Back Of Thigh Is Numb
Nerve Entrapment: There are several possible causes for nerve pain in the front of the thigh. L2 and L3 lumbar disc herniation is a common cause. Other causes include femoral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, and obturator nerve entrapment. A good exam by your doctor to evaluate for weakness and loss of sensation is recommended. ...Read more
Is this sciatica, stabbing pain in a small part of inside thigh, then later get it in back of calf then back of thigh then side of thigh lasts 10 mins?
Sciatica: What you describe could be coming from a bulging disk in your spine which releases chemicals that may irritate nerves that go down your leg. Often times we call this radiculopathy or sciatica. You need a medical evaluation for proper treatment so see your doctor. Good luck. You are young so it's best to seek medical attention early and look for ways to prevent the worsening of this condition. ...Read more
Pain top left of leg and left buttocks, pain now bottom of back and tightness in right buttocks now, think from the gym is this nerve or muscle damage?
Sometimes the back of my thigh goes numb and tingly and this feeling shoots down the back of my thigh. What causes this?
Lower back pain with the tingling sensation shooting down my right leg and thigh at the same time what is the most possible cause of it?
Sciatica: Could be a irritated sciatic nerve a herniated discuss or something else. If it persists see your pmd. ...Read more
Left leg hurts and when chair presses again just above the back of my knee there is pain down the back of leg. Is this a Dvt? No swelling
Leg pain: If persistent an examination will help resolve the cause ...Read more
I have slight tingling and numb-like sensation on my left foot heel only. it is located at the very back and under the back part of the heel. It is a?
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting a burning sensation that turns into numbness! starts in groin area and moves to inner thigh always on right side. is this sciatica?
I keep getting large muscle spasms right below my buttock on my right leg and top of the back of my thigh. It twitches strongly. What is the cause?
My buttocks, hamstrings, and side of leg below calf sore often, both sides off and on, but almost on the left. sciatica or pinched nerves.
What would cause pain on left side of back left knee, down outter part of leg? Where tendon is. 25f with negative ultrasound of leg last year.
Peroneal nerve: Could be irritated. Ultrasound wouldn't show anything. Could also be it band tendinitis or even a lateral meniscus tear. Would be difficult to determine without an exam. ...Read more
I'm having burning tingling down the outer part of my left thigh and down the front. I had a diagnosis of mp. Is it normal to feel it down front thigh?
Yes: Can affect a portion of the front of the thigh. This can be a difficult thing to treat. Sometimes i refer people to a pain specialist to see if a nerve block will help if everything else has failed. ...Read more
Some thoughts...: This sounds like ileotibial band syndrome (itb syndrome) the it band is a broad band of fascia that runs along the outer part of your thigh to below the knee. It holds the muscle in, but can create a friction syndrome and a bursitis along the outer part of the knee. This pain can be very sharp. Stretching as well as foam roller therapy and rest can be useful to prevent this condition. ...Read more
What could cause worsening arm weakness and pain? The pain goes down both sides of the back of the elbow, but the whole arm is weak.
nerve pain on right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?
Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Please be seen promptly. ...Read more
I have sciatica nerve pain in my lower back my thigh is numb and my hip is really bothering me and my right leg is weak and my butt on the right side?
Stretch/Rest: Most likely you have some version of sciatica. Sciatica is a symptom from a pinched nerve in your back. What nerve is it? No one knows unless imaging is done. This is typically done after conservative care is exhausted. Rest, stretching, learning core strengthening exercises and using nsaids to help are the best ways to help back pain. If it persists see your doctor for other options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Occasional tingling down right leg when laying on back. More often my thigh goes numb and I don't notice until I move or touch it. Thoughts??
The back of my left thigh is numb after a night of drinking. I haven't been drinking that long, but I have been drinking the past 3 nights. What's up?
Pressure on a nerve: Numbness of a limb (often w/tingling and occasionally w/weakness) can occur after prolonged pressure on one of the nerves that supply part of an arm or leg. This is common after drinking enough alcohol to sleep more heavily than usual. Sedated sleeping with alcohol can prevent noticing discomfort and waking partially to switch position. No way to tell how long it will last. Often days. ...Read more
Just the back of my left thigh goes numb when i sleep in certain positions with my leg bent. Goes away when i straighten out leg. Nerve issue?
Yes, Nerve Problem: In the back of the knee joint, there is a depressed area called popliteal fossa. The sciatic nerve becomes tibial nerve in the popliteal fossa. It seems that the popliteal fossa is getting compressed b/c of sleeping with your legs bent. This is compressing the sciatic and tibial nerves, resulting in numbness of the back of your thigh.Thanks. ...Read more
Slept on floor last night. When I woke up my back was tighter than usual and my left thigh was numb. Still numb 10 hrs later. What could this be?
I have had lower back problems since i was 16. I am now 22 and the pain is worse and now have pain and numbness in my right thigh?
My left thigh has felt numb for 1-2 weeks now and there is a lingering pain in the back of my leg what should I do?
Nerve: This suggests a pinched nerve as it enters the leg but also can be related to impingement of a nerve root up in the spinal area by a bulging or herniated disc. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. Imaging tests such as an mri of the spine or an EMG May be recommended for diagnosis. ...Read more
Numbness from neck down back butt partial thighs and moving to my vagina. Afraid I won't feel Sex if it continues? How do I stop it.
Pains down back: Find out the cause and fix it. Happy to do 2nd opinion to get more information about how to stop it. ...Read more
I hurt my lower back at work, now I have numbness in my groin and thigh and it's hurting severely, what is going on....Waiting for mri.?
Three months ago i had a left hip resurfacing. I'm expierenceing numbness on the back of that knee . It goes from the back of the knee up my thigh ?
Thigh numbness: Details matter. When did it start in relation to the surgery...Immediately or later. If later, it may be related to jeans or a belt or a tool belt that are too tight, compressing the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/lateral_cutaneous_nerve_of_thigh for details. I suggest you consult a neurologist, who tell better which nerve(s) might be involved. ...Read more
What's wrong with my back? The pain is severe and excruciating and sometimes shoots up to my neck. It worsens at night and when laying down. Sometimes it causes my knees or thighs to numb a little bit, as well as my hips. It's in the middle of my back and
Back : Back pain can be debilitating and signficantly can affect a person's quality of life. The only way you will know for sure what is going on is to have a complete evaluation by your primary care provider and/or orthopedic specialist. You could be dealing with a sprain, herniated disc, sciatica, scoliosis, lordosis, etc. In the meantime try an anti-inflammatory like advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen and try stretching every morning and evening. Your doctor may refer you to physical therapy and/or a pain management specialist based on his/her findings. Best of luck. ...Read more
I pulled the back of my thigh and calf a couple of days ago and now my leg and foot will go numb.
What could be the cause of a pain w/numbness in the left pelvic (back to front pubic) area w/ stabbing pain where torso meets thigh?
Back lesion as cause: With a pinched nerve supplying that area of the body, due to arthritis, slip disk, injury or space occupying lesions in the spine. Another common problem is meralgia paraesthetica, where a nerve to the front & side of the thigh gets trapped under a tight ligament against the iliac bone(pelvis). The symptoms you mentioned are most likely due to it. See your orthopod for proper DX and treatment. ...Read more
Have pain in my lower back and sometimes left buttock. Hard to turn over at ngt and sometimes left hip and thigh go numb if i lay in that side 2 long?
See a DO soon: Your best bet it does is to see an osteopathic physician, who can do a complete osteopathic physical examination on you to determine if you have any postural asymmetry, scoliosis, trauma history that could be impacting your symptoms now. Your history will help determine whether your pain only happens while you're sleeping and resting on your side, or if it's continuous when you're walking or driving long distance. ...Read more
Absolutely: Yes, but what it would really come down to is properly diagnosing and treating the condition. There are a number of potential causes and treament would vary based upon the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a pinched nerve in my lower back which causes numbness in my thigh. When i walk or stand still, middle 2 toes go numb. Are they related?
Is it normal for 1 or 2 legs (esp thigh area) to go numb during/after a severe panic attack?Still don't have much feeling back tho it's been 1 hr now.
For the past couple of weeks i have had off and on sharp pain in my lower left back, shooting pains through the left side of my face, and now as of today my outer left thigh is numb and tingling?
Neurologist: I doubt that the facial pains are related but the other symptoms suggest a disc pressing on a nerve root emanating from the left lower spine. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate you for this and for what appears to be facial neuralgia..Appropriate tests will be ordered after the evaluation if your symptoms persist. ...Read more