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Leg Still Numb After Microdisectomy
I felt fine after cycling, it was sitting on my leg that caused it to go numb, do u still think it was the cycling?
Why does my leg still feel a ripping sensation and severe pain/numbness after 9 mos of waiting for a supposed pinched nerve to heal? Standings awful!
No: Something else is going on. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more
I have a lump in my leg that is numb to touch but still has pain every now and then. What do you think could be the problem?
Tumor: See your doctor immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
My legs feel numb on the inside but I can still feel perfectly fine if I touch the outside. Recent extensive testing showed nothing abnormal?
In feb had a lumber microsurgery. My left side of my leg is still numbness. Is there any thing I can do. I had this before I had the operation.
May be normal: It is not uncommon to experience residual "numbness" in an area of your leg after a lumbar microdiskectomy. In fact the numbness sensation that you had before surgery is commonly one of the last symptoms to improve, and may take up to 18 months to improve. If you are having any other neurological problems (progressive weakness/ pain), you should contact your surgeon. ...Read more
My leg went numb after having sex this morning. It is evening and still numb. What is the cause of this?
Most unusual: 19y female C/O "leg going numb" while having sex, & lasting for several hours. This is an odd symptom. Perhaps she has Hypermobility Syndrome, which imparts joint instabilities. Missionary sex position leverages femur, forcing Sacroiliac Joints, largest joints in axial spine, into hyperextension & impingement of pre sacral plexus. Pre-sacral plexus is "headwaters" region of the sciatic nerve. ...Read more
I started ortho cyclen one day ago, and I woke up with my leg numb for the first time. It went away after rubbing, but still worries me.
I was admitted to ER few days ago for leg numbness but no diagnose. My leg still have tingles and now larms and bit in the face. Any tips of what it?
If I had spine surgery 3 years ago and my leg and back still feel numb. What could be still the problem?
The left half of my quad muscle on my left leg is numb. It does not hurt and I can still do all functions. It's been numb for 3 days now. Suggestions?
Numb And Number: There's a sensory nerve that travels in that area that can get numb if it is compressed up by the groin. Like, from tight underwear or jeans or a heavy tool belt or a seat belt injury or from Diabetes or getting stuck in a chimney too long. It's called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (so what).It could get worse (burning pain) or get better. Time will tell. And take off those nylon lace underwear! ...Read more
What to do if I have to walk about or exercise my leg and foot goes numb. I can still feel my legbut that feeling in the leg and foot instead. What could that be?
The front of the top of my right leg from the thigh to the knee goes cold and numb if I stay still too long?
After spinal fusion it's been a year now and I still have numbness in left lower leg, below knee. Will this ever get better?
Maybe: Have you talked to your surgeon about this issue? You might consider seeing a pain specialist and having a EMG done. This could better assess the cause of the numbness...It might not be coming from the back, but rather further down the nerves pathway. ...Read more
Tibial osteotomy done a week and two days ago, part of leg still numb, and whole leg swollen, is this normal or should I go to er?
Call your Surgeon: Numbness maybe from incision, or could be as a result of other more serious issues. With swelling, especially if your leg and calf appears tense and painful, you may need to go to the emergency room to be evaluated and to rule out compartment syndrome. Dvts could also cause swelling. But you must call your surgeon right away, to get his/her opinion and to describe what you are feeling. ...Read more
I take good diet still sometimes I feel my legs are slept. I mean numb n like pins stinging? Which defiency cud b dis? Plz reply fast
Dropped long table against my leg 16 days ago. Still have bruise, lump and feels hot to the touch. Also, some surface numbness. Is that normal?
I had a major infection in my leg had about 4 surgerys about 8 weeks ago I still have my stiches in why? And my my entire leg goes numb and mass. Pain
These are questions: That can only be answered by your doctors/surgeon (s). Needing 4 surgical procedures in a short period of time is a unique situation and suggests special circumstances in your case. I'm certain your doctors want to know how you are doing, even if you don't have a specific appointment scheduled. Call the number (s) you were provided; I believe they will want to see you to understand what is going on. ...Read more
2weeks after ililogenial nerve block w/o steroid, still feel faint numbness in grion & leg especially when use BATHROOM. Will I have this forever now?
See answer: I'm assuming you meant to say Ilio-inguinal nerve block. What was the reason it was done? Best to direct your question to the physician who performed the procedure. ...Read more
Tingling & Numbness on arms and legs. Several tests conducted. Still without a diagnosis. What can this be?
Neuro-metabolic diso: If youjr doc can't figure it out go to the local university medical center. You just might be an interesting patient! There is a very long list in the differential here-i.e.the list of likely suspects. It could be neurological, metabolic, neurodegenerative, infectious. They only give us 400 spaces here. Look at google scholar or www. Mayoclinic. Com or www. Johnshopkins. Com. Good luck!! ...Read more
I had my baby 5 months ago and got an epidural. My right upper leg is still numb. Is this permanent? Is it nerve damage?
Had epidual steroid injection 7 days ago, pain in back up to lungs was not there before shot, leg still numb, now 3 weeks why?
Lung pain: Please get it checked for blood clots in leg and or lung. ...Read more
My leg and foot is still numb and tingling a week after an epidural and other foot is just tingly. What can I do to get my feeling back?
Epidural: If you had epidural for a herniated disc, 1 week is long enough to start feeling the difference, if it was done properly by a qualified physician. If the disc is physically pressing on the nerves, it may not help and you either wait or get surgery. Avoid prolonged sitting. Get regular therapy. Walk. Avoid lifting, bending. ...Read more
Since I had 2 bulging a year ago, I still have numbness and stiffness in my right toes and right leg. I've had treatment but nothing seems to work?
Numbness: Have you seen a spine orthopedic surgeon. Low back problems are a common cause of numbness to feet. What treatment did you have. May want to consult with neurologist too. ...Read more
During childbirth my leg was hyperextended due to the fact my legs were numb from the epidural its been 5 years and I still have pain what can I do?
Excercises: The only recommendation I can give you is to excercise your legs. Excercise, increasing muscle tone will help with some forms of pain. ...Read more
Is it normal for 1 or 2 legs (esp thigh area) to go numb during/after a severe panic attack? Still don't have much feeling back tho it's been 1 hr now.
I fell on my sacrum in 2012 but didn't know if it was fractured. My legs went numb for a day. It still hurts today & feels funny when I touch it. Why?
Coccydynia: You more than likely injured your coccyx which is a cartilaginous structure at the tail end of your sacrum (tailbone). Once the coccyx has been significantly injured it remains tender for years. An orthopedic specialist can evaluate you and advise you about diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What's conditions cause numb burning pain on left side? I've had numbness and burning pain 24-7 on left side for 3 years been to many drs. Still have yet found out a cause. I juss live with burning pain n sensitive to hot and cold. Muscles in left leg gett
Neuropathic pain: Your symptoms suggest that you may have had some pathology in the right brain and subsequently developed the burning pain on left side. Regardless of whether a brain lesion was or is found the symptoms still suggest neuropathic pain. See a pain management specialist and who is also a neurologist. ...Read more