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Causes Of Tingling In Shin
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?
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
What can cause the tingling in my left leg when I lay down? I have had this condition for about 6 months now. I am 66 years old. I have had great p
Sciatica: The sciatic nerve runs from your low back, through your gluteus muscle and down to your legs. Impingement in any part of the nerve can cause tingling. Stretching, warm compress, and anti-inflammatory medication can help alleviate your symptoms. If symptoms persist, recommend evaluation for low back disc herniation. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: Initially would consider some musculoskeletal issue. Good chiropractor may help ...Read more
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.
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Yes: A disc bulge in the neck can catch the spinal cord and nerves. Lower back disc bulges do not cause arm symptoms. ...Read more
While doing lunges had tingling/mild pain down lateral thigh in leg that was behind me. Cause? Okay to try to work muscle?
Yes, but carefully?: You can pull the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve during activity that tightens the inguinal area, compressing it. If chronic, o recurring, it is called "meralgia paresthetica. You may have also experienced transient piriformis muscle spasm, which can compress the sciatic nerve of its branches. The problem does not seem to be a disc. I would slowly resume activity. If it recurs, see your doctor! ...Read more
Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?
Many possibilities: Unfortunately, the process of getting sensation from your foot to your brain has many steps, and as such there are many things that can go wrong. Some possibilities include pinched peroneal nerve at the knee, pinched nerve root in the lower spine, irritation in the spinal cord itself, or a problem in the brain. A neurologist can help localize the problem and determine an effective treatment. ...Read more
Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.
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
Can bad anxiety cause all kinds of pain such as 1 sided arm and leg pain stiffness & tingling etc! Had lots tests all ok. Told its anxiety..
Anxiety: If you have undergone an extensive workup and all tests are negative it is possible you area suffering from anxeity symptoms but I am still concerned about the pain on one side of your body. Makes sense to double check with your doctor or get a second opinion. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz. Org website, full of important information. Best. ...Read more
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
Sciatica: This sounds like your sciatic nerve is the cause of the pain as it runs down the back of the leg to the foot. If you sit with your legs stretched straight out in front of you and raise your leg pulling your toes toward you and the pain gets worse it is the sciatic nerve. If the pain continues or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more
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
Can autonomic peripheral cause venous insufficiency? I have pain and tingling in right leg but US was normal. Previous removal of right saphenous.
Neuropathic pain: Autonomic peripheral dysfunction usually causes an involuntary dilation of arterioles with flushing, sometimes pain. A sympathectomy or injection is useful to control. Venous insufficiency results from damage to vein valves, allowing gravity to pull blood downwards. Saphenous vein removal can result in nerve damage and pain, but not usually autonomic. Also, too tight stockings can cause pain. ...Read more
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
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?
Divinci hyster yr ago. Adenymosis found. 1 ovary left. Tingling & numbess legs. Dr thought uro/ vaginal fistula at 1 point. Causes leg discomfort?
What would cause my right side arm hands and leg go stiff and tingling and really heavy and painful to even open my fingers to go around a steering wh?
Brain tumors: Brain tumor type, size, and location are responsible for the clinical symptoms and objective neurological signs. Tumors located in the sensory cortex of the brain can irritate the underlying cortex or grey matter and cause tingling. See your neurosurgeon to discuss the ongoing symptoms. ...Read more
HIV &Herpes: The virus that causes hiv, in particular, can cause extensive damage to the peripheral nerves. Often, the progression of the disease can actually be tracked according to the specific type of neuropathy the patient develops. Painful polyneuropathy affecting the feet and hands can be one of first clinical signs of HIV infection. ...Read more