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Knee Numbness Causes
AndFromTheKneesUp??: Stand in an icy river up to your knees for 20 minutes. Cross your legs for too long. Wear super tight high socks or nylons. Wear super tight underwear. Crouch down for too long in the garden. Sit on the toilet too long. Get pinned between two boxcars...if nothing like these, then maybe it's a bona fide non-mechanical nerve problem (kinda doubtful at your age, with just a few exceptions)if so, see a doc ...Read more
Nerve: If you inadvertently 'bumped' your knee or have been on your knees washing a floor etc. U can irritate the knee bursa and sometimes the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve. This will cause an area of numbness on'top ' of the knee or just below the kneecap. Usually transient, it should resolve spontaneously in next few wks. If it doesn't see pcp. Gl! ...Read more
In/above my right knee has had numbness sporadically for about a week and seems to be getting worse the more I excercise. Causes? What should I do?
Answer: Have you injured your knee? Please schedule a live consult to gather more information ...Read more
Internal: Derangement of the knee joint including cartilage teats of the ACL, PCL, lateral ligament or infrapatellar tendinitis. Trauma can also cause effusion or hemarthrosis (blood in the knee joint). No matter what you must be examined and x-rayed, probably will need an MRI or a diagnostic aspiration of the joint fluid. Call for an orthopedic consultation asap. ...Read more
Numbness in leg portion between thighs n knees evn after standing for 10-15 min. What is the cause?
Can cycling after not cycling for long causes occasional numbness around knee after 1 day of cycling? I have neurofibromatosis type ii
Consult physician: Probably related to exercise endeavor. However consult your physician. About 50% of patients develop spinal lesions.40% of the spinal lesions are symptomatic. Spinal tumours separated in two groups. Intramedullary lesions in spinal tissue belong to spinal astrocytomas or ependymomas. Extramedullary lesions in space between the surface of spinal cord & bony wall of canal, schwannomas & menin ...Read more
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3 weeks ago I developed numbness side of thigh from crotch down to knee. Has not subsided. Will this cause permanent damage? Being worked up for ms.
What might cause numbness along the side of my right leg, from hip knee. Sometimes ther it feels as if there is ni circulation.
My knee is swollen, I had cortisone shot 5 days ago, the swelling still didn't go down, causes numbness. Do I need another cortisone shot?
No: If the cortisone injection didn't help, getting a second injection would not be indicated. You should have your knee reexamined. If your physician feels fluid is still present then he/she may want to aspirate your knee to examine the fluid to help determine the cause of the swelling. This will allow your doctor to treat the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
Woke up this morning & my left leg (from knee down) was numb. I was sleeping on my back, my leg was to the side & bent. Can the position cause numbness?
Can stress cause your knees and toes to become numb? I'm having issues with headaches, facial numbness, knee numbness and now my toes.
Could a pinched nerve cause numbness, tingling and sharp shooting pains in the front/outer thigh area? There is also tender swelling around the knee.
Short answer YES: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer to your question is you need to be thoroughly examined by a neurologist and possibly undergo electrical as well as imaging diagnostics. Feel free to follow my webpage at www. Healthtap. Com/Drsaghafi choosing key code: PDXFNR in order to make a calendar appointment. ...Read more
I was born with Hemangioma birthmark that cover my right knee. From middle of cafe to the top of knee. Causes pain, immobility, numbness. Please help?
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I have numbness & tingling down right leg only... Has caused me to trip & fall... Also have swelling at the knee & a lump in my thigh...??
Recommend: You have few conditions that definitely require doctors evaluation. Swelling of the knee and thigh lump need as minimum XRay. Please make appointment ASAP. ...Read more
Hi. What can cause ;leg numbness, just the leg part, not knee not calf not thigh not foot... Anything to do with nf2?
Could be: One of the superficial cutaneous nerves in the leg may be affected by a neurofibroma. ...Read more
Can snapping hip syndrome cause leg numbness, can I get rid of it. I still have feleling in my leg. My knee gives out was well injury happend last ye?
Possible: Could be true true unrelated or could be related. .. An orthopedist can help figure this out. ...Read more
Would my overlapping second toe and severe bunions cause me to have knee pain and leg numbness of the same leg? I have no pre existing leg issues.
Pain not related: The only way that your knee pain would be related to your bunion and/or hammertoe, is the fact that they are making you walk differently due them being painful themselves (bunion/hammertoe). Consider them being indirectly related. The numbness is totally a different issue. That could be something originating from your back. Consult a professional. ...Read more
Pain in my left leg from my knee down a lil numbness in my toes, I do have lower back problems can that be the cause? Also weakness in the am both legs sometimes
From day one after tkr I have severe toe skin pain and numbness. What could be cause? Any treatments? 4 months post op. Knee is fine.
Pain in lower back above butt-right side. Standing causes pain in knee, tingling in foot/toes, numbness. History of tissue damage + curve of spine?
Needs evaluation: You are describing symptoms that suggest possibly some nerves are being pinched. Would suggest getting evaluated to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Could a pinched nerve in knee cause pain and numbness is thigh. Fell a week ago, sore/ no fracture. Doc has no other explanation for the numbness.
Annular tear L4/L5 disc. Could that cause aching in leg muscles @ night, intermittent knee weakness, numbness in lateral quad in L leg, sweating fits?
What causes tingling numbness I legs, knees and feet? Alsobottom of feet ache. Left worse than right. I do have bursitis in hips and C7 herniated disc
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes of numbness in your legs and feet. I know nothing of your health but diabetes can cause this, vitamin B12 deficiency, herniated disc issues, local nerve entrapment, or what is called idiopathic peripheral neuropathy. This warrants evaluation by your physician. ...Read more