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Left numb shoulder and right numb thigh?

Left numb shoulder and right numb thigh?

Get examined: An examination by your favorite physician will get things rolling for you. There are several possibilities to explain your symptoms but you will need to have a complete history taken, be examined, and then, likely get either some bloodwork done or have some diagnostic testing done such as an imaging study, electrical test, or both. ...Read more

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Are they any ways to relieve a numb thigh and lower back pain?

Are they any ways to relieve a numb thigh and lower back pain?

Absolutely: Yes, but what it would really come down to is properly diagnosing and treating the condition. There are a number of potential causes and treament would vary based upon the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my thigh with a burning sensation?

I have numbness in my thigh with a burning sensation?

Meralgia: Sounds like meralgia paresthetica - an irritation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve as it passes under the inguinal ligament. ...Read more

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My left thigh has been going numb when i sit, how can I stop it?

Difficult to do: Good chance you have a condition called meralgia paresthectica. It is compression of one of the nerves that comes over the pelvic bone. Usually gives you a numbness on the upper lateral thigh. Can be due to weight loss or gain, and/or constrictive undergarments. See an orthopedic doc or neurologist to confirm the diagnosis. Injections occasional help surgery rarely indicated. ...Read more

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Persistant pain and numbness in left thigh for 7 months. I am diabetic?

Persistant pain and numbness in left thigh for 7 months. I am diabetic?

? rupt disc: Could be a ruptured disc pinching a nerve root l1-l2 would be likely also meralgia paresthetica which isan irritation of the lateral femoral cuteneous nerve could do it if it bothers enough it would be best to see a doctor about this. ...Read more

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My right thigh gets numb.What can be the cause and what can I do about it?

Meralgia: This is generally caused by entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the inguinal ligament as it passes down in front of your thigh. Called meralgia paresthetica. Usual treatment is to take pressure off the front of your lower abdomen/groin by not wearing a tight belt or pants and losing weight. ...Read more

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I have a pinodial cyst, and the sides of my thighs are feeling numb, is this normal?

Well,..: Numbness is usually associated with some nerve issues (inflammation/pinching, etc.) and if the Pilonidal Cyst is large enough and inflamed to cause some associated nerve root irritation that affects your hip areas, then it could possibly cause some numbness. Get the area treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my right thigh (only) gets numb after i lay on my right side for a long time?

SEE ORTHOPEDIST: Commonly sciatica due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches can manifest itself as thigh numbness. Compression of the nerves in the thigh can also lead to similar symptoms. If symptoms persist or you develop any weakness/paralysis in your lower extremities then seek attention immediately in the er and seek an orthopedic spine surgeon. ...Read more