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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
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
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?
I'm having major pain in my left hip. The pain goes down my left leg, also it feels numb. Hurts to stand and walk.Whats going on and what can I do?
My left side hip feels numb, lasts for 4 days, now left leg feels a little numb as well. When get up feels a little better.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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