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I am having nerves in my hip or upper left leg go numb?

I am having nerves in my hip or upper left leg go numb?

Meralgia paresthetic: If the numbness involves the outer left thigh not going below the knee, you may have meralgia paresthetica (greek for numb or painful thigh) which is a stretch or compressed lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of the thigh which can be due to tight pants (such as hip hugger jeans), being overweight, pregnancy, or diabetes. Your doctor can check you and tell for sure. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Constant pinch nerve and numbness starting from buttocks to hips and ending in left leg. Nerves feel pulled and tight. Leg moves inward when walking?

Constant pinch nerve and numbness starting from buttocks to hips and ending in left leg. Nerves feel pulled and tight. Leg moves inward when walking?

Sciatica: This sound like a disc is pinching a nerve in the spine. If there is any weakness or bowel/bladder changes, I would see your doctor for imaging of the lumbar spine ...Read more

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What can I do for pinched nerve in left leg causing hip and leg to go numb?

What can I do for pinched nerve in left leg causing hip and leg to go numb?

Epidural Block: A very frequently used technique used for this condition. Vist your pain doctor for a proper evaluation and see if you qualify. ...Read more

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Numbness in left leg from hip to knee outter leg.. Sometimes feel like pins n needles?

Numbness in left leg from hip to knee outter leg.. Sometimes feel like pins n needles?

Numbness : This may represent a pinched nerve at our hip/ belt level or herniated disc on back. If not getting better with ice and anti inflammatory i would recommend you see your physician. ...Read more

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Why when I lay down anywhere, the left side of my left leg from my hip to my knee go numb, and its not comfertable?

Why when I lay down anywhere, the left side of my left leg from my hip to my knee go numb, and its not comfertable?

NERVE COMPRESSION: You have meralgia paresthetica, which is caused by compression of the lateral cutaneous femoral nerve at the level of the hip on the lateral side, mostly due to obesity and wearing tight clothes or belt, typical symptom and clinical finding of decrease sensation of certain distriburion help in diagnosis, releasing the pressure on the nerve can help to solve the problem which takes weeks to month. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness right below my hip on my left leg. What could this be?

See details: There are be several causes including a back issue. One common cause is meralgia paresthetica which is compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I've got numbness on outer left leg from hip to above knee, what do I do?

I've got numbness on outer left leg from hip to above knee, what do I do?

See doctor: This may be meralgia paresthestetica. A nerve that give sensation to the area that gets 'pinched' up outer groin region. Can also be iliotibial band syndrome, a tough band of tissue that goes from your hip to knee that becomes inflammed. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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My left leg has been numb for more than two days now between my hip and knee, what could be causing this?

My left leg has been numb for more than two days now between my hip and knee, what could be causing this?

A couple of causes.: A number of possibilities, including a spinal lesion with a pinched nerve which supplies the area between the hip and knee; a superficial nerve getting trapped near the outer & lower part of the tummy, can cause numbness ( and pain) between the hip and the knee. The medical term for this is meralgia paraesthetica. Another rare cause maybe a swelling in pelvis lying near a nerve. ...Read more