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Can meralgia paresthesia be on the lower part of leg like from the back side of thigh and from the outside of knee down I am type 2 diabetic?

Can meralgia paresthesia be on the lower part of leg like from the back side of thigh and from the outside of knee down I am type 2 diabetic?

Paresthetica: Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh. The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Slight tingling in right leg below knee?

Slight tingling in right leg below knee?

ITB: Iliotibial band syndrome and bursitis are some things that come to my mind. You doctor can do a few orthopedic tests on exam in his/her office to help figure this out. ...Read more

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What would cause very localized tingling in outer knee cap? The sensation happens when I bend inward or outward.

What would cause very localized tingling in outer knee cap? The sensation happens when I bend inward or outward.

Localized tingling in outer knee cap: Have you ever had an injury of the knee, such as in a MVA, or a bad fall, other similar event? Have you seen a Dr? Have you had imaging studies of the knee?
The lesion you are describing is related to a cartilage loss, which an MRI should confirm.
I would take an anti-inflammatory medication,
Duloxetine 30 mg./ twice a day. Works for pain, depression, and fibromialgia, you may add Aleve (naproxen) 1 x 2/day ...Read more

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Ihave endoscopic sugery ofl5s1 disk slip my pain almost gone but I have tingling pain under my knee is it normal?

Ihave endoscopic sugery ofl5s1 disk slip my pain almost gone but I have tingling pain under my knee is it normal?

Pain: Is never normal. This may be a reflection of pressure on nerve roots exiting from the spine, or may be related entirely to the knee itself. See the doctor who performed the surgery and let them reexamine you. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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For the last couple days, I get this weird tingling, almost a little wave feeling tingle in the left side of my right knee?

For the last couple days, I get this weird tingling, almost a little wave feeling tingle in the left side of my right knee?

Nerve: This is most likely an irritable/slightly inflamed superficial nerve causing this symptom and I doubt that it reflects any problem with the knee joint it self in the absence of pain or tenderness. Such symptoms usually resolve after a brief period of time. If you have further concerns, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a tingling pain in the back of my knee. It also sometimes hurts in the front of my knee. At times feels like its draining fluid.?

I have a tingling pain in the back of my knee. It also sometimes hurts in the front of my knee. At times feels like its draining fluid.?

Answer 3of 3: Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. The following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis, 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears, 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. ...Read more

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I have a weird tingling sensation on my upper left knee. (recently overextended my back and have a little bit of pain in lower back, if that helps)?

I have a weird tingling sensation on my upper left knee. (recently overextended my back and have a little bit of pain in lower back, if that helps)?

Neuropathy: Hi, the nerves that supply function to the lower extremities travel from the lower spine down the legs. It is possible for a disk in between vertebrae to become injured and press on a nerve as it exits the spine. The sensation of nerve pain is often described as pins and needles or burning pain. I suggest you see your doctor soon for evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is tingling below knee normal after torn menimous surgery?

Can be: Sensory changes can occur after cutting any skin in your body. Most settle down or go away in a few months. Some take up to 18 months to mature to its final feeling. ...Read more

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What can cause tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

What can cause tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

Bakers Cyst: Behind the knee will present in this way. (pain, tightness and tingling) If the tingling or pain progresses
then seek immediate care. Rarely a vascular occlusion or compartment syndrome can produce these symptoms. Even less common is this an early symptom of AIDP (in which case progressive weakness would ensue) Orthopedic injury is typically more painful ...Read more

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Stinging or tingling in the elbows and knees is usually caused by what?

Stinging or tingling in the elbows and knees is usually caused by what?

Inflamation: If the tingling is localized, it is likely local pathology of joints or soft tissues around the joint. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my knee to be tingling after an MCL tear reconstruction?

Is it normal for my knee to be tingling after an MCL tear reconstruction?

it can be: It depends on what was done and how long you are following surgery. If you are in first few weeks following surgery it could related to a number of things, all likely to resolve with time and healing. If it is late, it could represent sensory nerve entrapment and might need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

Can anyone tell me what causes tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

Popliteal cysts?: Fluid in the knee joint can result in cysts forming behind the knee. While this might be uncommon, it could relate to your symptoms. See a rheumatologist or an ortho. ...Read more

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Since three days, I get a tingling under my left knee that lasts for a few seconds every minute or so. What shouldi do?

Since three days, I get a tingling under my left knee that lasts for a few seconds every minute or so. What shouldi do?

Gonyalgia: If you mean tingling below the knee cap, on the edge of the shin, this might be due to transient compression of the lateral cutaneous nerve of the knee, this can be due to pressure on the knee, like from kneeling, hence the term "parsons knee"gon. ...Read more

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My knees are itching I have tingling on the bottom of one foot?

My knees are itching I have tingling on the bottom of one foot?

HAVE IT CHECKED: It is difficult to properly assess what is going on without actually seeing your condition. Itching can be a sign of a problem. If the skin is irritated, it could be a skin infection, like fungus; however, if the itching has more of a "deeper" sensation, you may be dealing with a nerve irritation. Quite unusual in presentation to have knees and one foot symptomatic. ...Read more

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What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

What exactly can be causing my paresthesia (tingling fingers and feet)?

Diabetes or alcohol: The most common cause of tingling fingers and feet are diabetes mellitus and excessive alcohol use. ...Read more

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Tingling in left leg below knee after long walk started last year I'm 49?

Tingling in left leg below knee after long walk started last year I'm 49?

Tingling: If you have had these symptoms for a year and they are usually associated with walking I would think some type of irritation to your popliteal nerve would be likely. Swelling to knee, tendon irritation, Bakers Cyst. Vascular problem possible too. ...Read more

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My daughter just got up to look out the door and all of a sudden she couldn't see and she had tingling in her hands and knees?

My daughter just got up to look out the door and all of a sudden she couldn't see and she had tingling in her hands and knees?

Not enough detail: How old, how long the symptoms lasted, the emotional stae. It could be nothing all the way up to a form of seizure! ...Read more

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Why am I having a tingling and numbness from the right side of my right knee up the front of the leg and then it stops...or sometimes gets worse?

Why am I having a tingling and numbness from the right side of my right knee up the front of the leg and then it stops...or sometimes gets worse?

Nerve: This suggests an impingement and/or irritability of a nerve entering your leg possibly at the groin area. Often seen in overweight people or in people who sit for long periods like truck drivers A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and pinpoint the problem. ...Read more

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I have pain in my knee when bending, straighten or putting weight on leg for two days now on the third day there is tingling anklewhat could it be

Tendonitis: Without any injury to your knee the most common explanation of your pain is tendinitis (patellar tendon, IT band) or patellofemoral (kneecap) pain. If your symptoms persist see your physician, and if needed, a referral to an orthopedist. Best of Luck! ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more