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Would sciatica cause tingling and no feeling in one leg very suddenly? Also have a large swelling on the base of my back either side of my spine.

Would sciatica cause tingling and no feeling in one leg very suddenly? Also have a large swelling on the base of my back either side of my spine.

Absolutely: This certainly could be sciatica so you should get it checked out straightaway as you have an excellent health care system that lets you get treated easily.A pinched nerve which provides muscles w/the info to move can cause tingling & numbness as you describe.The swelling should also be evaluated by a spine specialist. Imaging,Meds & PT are likely to be used to help you feel better.Keep us posted. ...Read more

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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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Recurrent tingling episodes on one side of body inc. face, arm, side scalp and leg 4 months! WHAT IS IT? Could a stroke over months cause this? Help

Recurrent tingling episodes on one side of body inc. face, arm, side scalp and leg 4 months! WHAT IS IT? Could a stroke over months cause this? Help

See your doctor: These types of symptoms usually catch my attention. It would seem unlikely in your age group for this to be a stroke. Still to be certain it's not or something else MRI is very sensitive. And discuss this with your doctor ...Read more

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What can cause leg and buttock pain that gets better with walking? i cant sit for too long without either hurting or tingling. usually one leg

What can cause leg and buttock  pain that gets better with walking?   i cant sit for too long without either hurting or tingling. usually one leg

Sciatica: Although there are some other possibilities like muscle spasm and pyriformis syndrome, the most likely cause is lumbar disc disease with nerve impingement. To be sure see a spine specialist or PMR doctor who can order neuroimaging and a test like an EMG. Then the next steps after making sure there is no vascular, immune or rheumatologic process would be to initiate PT & possibly meds or injection ...Read more

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What causes leg tingling?

What causes leg tingling?

Nerve: This can be from nerve compression from a disk in the spine or arthritis. It can occur in patients with vascular disease of the leg. It can also occur with muscle spasms in the lower back causing associated tingling in the extremity. If it's bothersome enough, see your family md for eval. ...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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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 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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What causes a tingling pain originating from the lower back through the leg to the ankles?

What causes a tingling pain originating from the lower back through the leg to the ankles?

Sciaticia: There can be many reasons, but my first impression is a problem with the sciatic nerve, a large nerve coming out of the back, getting smaller and smaller until it ends in the feet. A neurosurgeon, orthopedist specializing in spine, or chiropractor may help you with this problem. Your primary physician may be able to recommend someone. Dr. Latva ...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