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Leg Sometimes Goes Dead What Does This Mean Am Only Young
Nerve Compression: For most, a limb "falling asleep" just means you need to change positions so that the nerve is not compressed and then it will be fine. There are other reasons for abnormal sensations or weakness, though - spinal/bone issues, muscle or nerve diseases or infections, etc. If your leg "going dead" is frequent, getting worse, or really starting to seem abnormal, talk with your doctor. ...Read more
My husband's thighs and legs want to keep giving out on him.His legs are like dead sometimes to where he can't move them or get up! What's going on?
Disc?: Difficult to say precisely; spinal pathology like a slipped disc/nerve compression comes to mind. With the degree of weakness you describe, he should be seen promptly by a physician who can get more information and do an examination to get a more certain answer. Other neurological illness, rheumatologic problems, even some metabolic problems could cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
My hands and legs go numb, freeze if i sit down little longer. Also my legs feel like dead sometimes. Is it normal. How to avoid this problem?
Sounds like: A visit to your physician is in order first. He / she may then refer you to a neurologist. Best not to wait. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Boiling water on my leg,its dark and dead skin on top but no pain,using mebo cream,but i'm going on holiday(pool) in 4 dys will it be ok by then?
DR visit: I would suggest a DR visit to evaluate the burn and discover what treatment is needed. It is impossible to make that determination in this format. ...Read more
Yes, please get: That checked out. The fact that you are having function problems with your leg is serious. ...Read more
My hands and legs go numb, freeze if i sit for longer. Also the legs feel like dead for sometime. It keep happening. Is it something to worry about?
Need workup: The issues you are describing sound neurological in nature, and with a history of urinary incontinence as well, i would recommend seeing a neurologist for a work up for neurodegenerative diseases like ms. It may be nothing, simply just pressure on your nerves, but it could be something more serious and i would recommend seeing a physician for a workup including MRI of brain and spine. ...Read more
My legs are constantly going dead for a while, and my thighs ache now I've started getting bruising is this normal?
Not normal: Those symptoms warrant an exam and testing to find a cause, so treatment can begin as needed, best wishes. ...Read more
Wake in night with numb fingers and/or hands most nights.Toes go dead when walking.Occasional total dead leg whilst sitting& then fall on standing up?
Does erectile dysfunction from risperdal and other antipsychotics go away after discontinuation? Also feel nerves on fire on penis and dead legs
You need medications: Speak to your doctor do not stop medications on your own , several options available for ED ...Read more
I sprained my ankle a month ago. Still limping it's not weight bearing still swollen red patches on my leg dead blood in foot entire leg goes numb
Consider CRPS: Dear Amanda, Your symptoms are not typical of normal sprain healing. Pain out of proportion with color and sensation changes in the limb could represent complex regional pain syndrome or reflex sympathetic dystrophy. These conditions respond well to early treatment. Best Wishes. ...Read more
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