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After a 15 hour flight to Australia the skin on the shin and top of my foot has numbness and tingling. Now ongoing for 2 weeks. Cause for concern?

After a 15 hour flight to Australia the skin on the shin and top of my foot has numbness and tingling. Now ongoing for 2 weeks. Cause for concern?

Shin: The biggest concern would be that the long flight resulted in a blood clot in your leg. Most people get swelling and pain with that but your description could be that. Go see a doctor to get evaluated. ...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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What could cause small dark bruises to recur in the same spots on r knee. Also have pain and bulging veins on back of same knee and tickling on shin.

What could cause small dark bruises to recur in the same spots on r knee. Also have pain and bulging veins on back of same knee and tickling on shin.

Varicose Veins: Although you need an exam to 100% sure, it sounds like you have varicose veins. Varicose veins are defective veins that hold abnormal amounts of blood and bulge out and bleed leading to bruises. These are very easily treated with a short same-day office procedure and it is almost always covered by health insurance. Vascular surgeons and other doctors specializing in phlebology can treat you. ...Read more

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Tingling left 2 small fingers for last 6 weeks. Tingling left shin, foot for last 3 days.

Tingling left 2 small fingers for last 6 weeks. Tingling left shin, foot for last 3 days.

Cubital tunnel : Tingling in the fourth and fifth fingers is usually due to irritation or impingement of the ulnar nerve at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome). Avoid sleeping with arms bent, use a telephone with a headset, and drive with your affected hand at the bottom of the steering whee. The tingling should resolve within a month. ...Read more

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Can tingling feeling below the knee(left side shin) be a sign of a pinched nerve in TSpine! I have severe bilateral nueral Stenosis T9-10?

Can tingling feeling below the knee(left side shin) be a sign of a pinched nerve in TSpine! I have severe bilateral nueral   Stenosis T9-10?

Probably not.: If it's just one side, it's probably more likely a problem related to your lumbar spine or nerves in the lower extremity. Stenosis at T9-10 will often manifest as symptoms along your ribs. See your physician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I have gotten vibrating feelings in my left shin and knee, those finally went away, now my right leg is falling asleep/tingling throughout the day.

Nerve problem: Those sensations - vibration, tingling, numbness - are associated with a nerve that is being pinched or otherwise damaged. I would get that evaluated by your Family Doctor or a Neurologist. ...Read more

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random tingling in both of shins right under knee could it come from my knees? tinging in left calf and foot. What could be other than sciatic nerve

random tingling in both of shins right under knee could it come from my knees? tinging in left calf and foot. What could be other than sciatic nerve

Exam time: Please schedule a visit for an in person physical exam. At 21 years of age, numbness and tingling in your extremities could be from a panoply of causes including peripheral neuropathy, diabetes, or orthopaedic causes. You need to discuss your medical and family history, travel and exposures to infection, and possibility of vascular, autoimmune, traumatic, neoplastic, and idiopathic etiologies. ...Read more