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Legs Feel Numb After Shower
I slipped in shower banged my knee into the metal trim where door is now my knee is swollen and feels like my whole leg is numb.
When i get hot through exercise or temperature or after a hot shower, my legs get stiff, heavy then numb from my toes up? What could this be ?
Week 2 of lumbar discectomy. How long for numbness to ease off of leg and when can I take a bath instead of a shower?
Need sealed incision: Soaking in a tub requires a completely sealed incision, so ones surgeon should inspect it to give the ok. The time required for paresthesia (numbness) to resolve is variable; factors influencing this include the degree of pressure upon the spinal cord or its nerve roots and the duration of the compression. ...Read more
Numbness hands, feet, legs, arm off and on for months, sometimes skin is almost painful after shower, black whole in vision once, neg brain mri, ?
Seen Doctor lately?: Your symptoms would be best evaluated by a physician expert in neuropathies such as a neurologist. You will require testing for metabolic types of disorders especially since your brain MR is negative. I'm not sure what the Black Hole in your vision refers to unless you also had a headache you didn't mention. ...Read more
Depressant: Alcohol is a depressant, it affects the nervous and circulatory systems which can create your sensory experiences, especially if you haven't eaten, are fatigued or stand after sitting. Talk to your doctor about this affect and how alcohol fits in your health and lifestyle choices. ...Read more
Pain and numbness :
Numbness is a reflection that a nerve can be involved. This can be a peripheral nerve or nerves or a pinching in your leg from a disc in your back (or something else doing the pinching). In more uncommon cases poisons such as alcohol, lead, solvents, mercury, arsenic can do it.
Rare genetic conditions can cause it. Most cases are due to low back problems or diabetes. ...Read more
See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more
Lots of causes: Leg numbness is a non-specific symptom with many causes. A good history and exam, and sometimes full workup including imaging, and nerve studies are needed. The numbness could be due to impingement of a nerve in your back, buttock , leg, or foot, could be due to a metabolic disorder, or even a problem in the brain or spinal cord. Please see your doctor for a full work up! good luck! ...Read more
Most plausible cause:
of your symptoms seems to be irritation of a nerve in your Lumbar spine, either from a disc herniation, arthritis, disc-facet joint complex, or some other space occupying lesion.
Check with an orthopod and be examined and investigated, so treatment could be started.
Good Luck. ...Read more
No: Scars are usually" numb" to start with. .It has not become numb suddenly, but you have just noticed it.Over a period of time some feeling will come back.Different scar will have different type of feeling if one looks at it critically. ...Read more
Absolutely: Peripheral neuropathy, the fancy doctor words for abnormal nerve function in the extremities, is a well known side effect of diabetes. That's why diabetics have to pay special attention to their feet and legs. You can develop nerve problems and injure yourself and not even not i ...Read more
Get to an ER: If your leg is numb after a scorpion sting, this is a more serious reaction and needs urgent medical attention. Anaphylaxis can happen. Please don't wait for an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more
Spinal stenosis: Or a midline disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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