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What can cause persistent tingling in right calf and foot with calf larger than the left?

What can cause persistent tingling in right calf and foot with calf larger than the left?

Get the leg up.: A larger than normal calf with persistent tingling should make you want to have it examined, and right soon. There is always a concern of vein inflammation that could become very serious and very quickly. Remove all doubt and have it evaluated as soon as possible. ...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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Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

See that you have a: # of medical conditions. I would not assume that the tingling sensation you are experiencing is due to anxiety. The reason you may feel symptom less when you are busy is that it distracts you from focusing on the sensation. Take care. ...Read more

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When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. recently began light treadmill. any cause for concern?

When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. recently began light treadmill. any cause for concern?

Yes, but don't panic: Sounds like a POSSIBLE problem involving the sciatic nerve or one of its branches, or a radicular problem in the lower back. See your PCP. As long as there's no serious or persistent pain or weakness the problem is mild, but you should have it checked out. Just tell your doc the same thing you've posted here & let him/her figure it out. ...Read more

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What causes tingling and numbing in entire left leg?

What causes tingling and numbing in entire left leg?

Nerve impingement : It takes getting a good history and doing an examination to know but you may have nerve impingement. You should find a doctor to work through this with you. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling in top part of left leg while laying flat on your back?

What causes numbness and tingling in top part of left leg while laying flat on your back?

Possi.nerve compress: Possibly either left sciatic or left peroneal nerve may be compressing in your laying position causing tingling in left foot. ...Read more

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Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.

Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.

Pinched nerve: Your symptoms, in particular the left leg numbness/tingling/pain/weakness, strongly suggest a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine. If your symptoms are progressively worsening, you may even need surgery. See a physician for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes burning , tingling, and pain in my legs. It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

What  causes burning , tingling, and  pain in my legs.  It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Tingling on left hand and left leg at the time of waking up. What can cause this?

Tingling on left hand and left leg at the time of waking up. What can cause this?

Bad sleep position: U may have temporarily cut off the circulation to your arm/hand and leg or have compressed the nerves in your upper hand and upper leg, thus affecting your blood flow or nerve transmission distally. May be from a bad resting position. ...Read more