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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 ?

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 ?

Back pain : It may be dehydration. Depending on the type of exercise you are doing it may be a condition called sciatica which is a pinched nerve in the back. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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, ?

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

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Why do my legs feel numb after drinking dom?

Why do my legs feel numb after drinking dom?

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

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What are some cause on numbness and pain in the leg?

What are some cause on numbness and pain in the leg?

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

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What causes numbness in my lower leg?

What  causes numbness in my lower leg?

Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy. ...Read more

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What causes numbness on my leg after abortion?

What causes numbness on my leg after abortion?

Nerve: Leg numbness following a surgical procedure may be associated with positioning, and typically most situations totally resolve within 3 or 4 wks. If this continues, or you develop pain or weakness, contact your physician. ...Read more

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Excruciating leg pain, causes numbness, what to do?

See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more

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Why is it that when ypu sit on your leg, it goes numb?

Why is it that when ypu sit on your leg, it goes numb?

Numb leg.: It would be either from compression of the blood vessel supplying the leg with blood or from compression of the nerve that goes down the leg. Or both. ...Read more

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Left leg feels numb?

Left leg feels numb?

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

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My right leg feels numb, why?

Incomplete info.: Assuming that you are talking about numbness below the knee the possibilities include pinching of nerve at knee. Other possibilities are sciatic nerve pinching, diabetic mononeuropathy if you have dm. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Laying on your side & your leg goes numb?

Laying on your side & your leg goes numb?

Pinched nerve back: When lying on one side it is likely that your sciatic nerve is pinched when you lay down. It seems that this leads to numbness in the leg. ...Read more

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What causes my right leg feel like its numb?

What causes my right leg feel like its numb?

Sciatica: Check with your pcp/neurology regarding sciatica, herniated or bulging disc, impinging spurs. Also consider piriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a numb leg?

How can you get rid of a numb leg?

See a neurologist: First you need to find the cause of numb. Once you know then appropriate treatment could be possible. ...Read more

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Cyst on my ovarie make leg feel numb?

Cyst on my ovarie make leg feel numb?

How big is it?: An ovarian cyst would have to be huge to press on spinal roots or it would have to be an invasive or metastatic lesion invading the area of the spinal roots to your leg.
More likely its something else. Either way it needs a good diagnostic workup. ...Read more

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What cause numbness in your leg and foot?

Probably nerve: Compression in the spine. Could be another cause but this one is most likely. See a pain specialist for a good physical exam and an MRI which may or may not show disk herniation in the spine. ...Read more

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What can I do about numbness in both legs?

See your doctor: There are a variety of conditions that cause numbness in both legs---some are easier to treat than other. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes tailbone pain and leg numbness?

What causes tailbone pain and leg numbness?

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

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Could my right leg go numb from an epidural?

Could my right leg go numb from an epidural?

Absolutely: The local anesthetic used can do it.

The needle used for the injection can hit a nerve.

If it doesn't go away see the doctor that did the epidural injection. ...Read more

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Why is the upper-front of my right leg numb?

Likely: Nerve entrapment or injury. Also consider vitamin deficiency, diabetes or hormonal issues ie thyroid. If persists or worsens, will require physician eval possible labs and/or imaging. ...Read more

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Is a scar on your leg that's gone numb serious?

Is a scar on your leg that's gone numb serious?

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

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Can nerves make your legs numb while your sitting?

Can nerves make your legs numb while your sitting?

Neuropathy: Yes, numbness can be due to nerve irritation or damage, whether from pressure eg carpal tunnel syndrome or excess glucose eg diabetes. ...Read more

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Please tell me can diabetes cause numbness in legs?

Please tell me can diabetes cause numbness in legs?

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

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Cause of rightt leg below calf numbness, tightness?

Below the knee: Go to a professional who can do a proper exam to exclude problems with you circulation. More likely it is due to a nerve damage problem. It could be anywhere from where the nerve starts in the spinal cord to the more distant (peripheral0 part of the nerve. ...Read more

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I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

Depends: Could be from nerve compression in the spine. Your age and amount of disk degeneration in the spine will affect this.
If you get quick relief after sitting to rest, then it surely sounds like nerve compression. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon for eval. ...Read more

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I got stung by a scorpion and my leg is numb, what to do?

I got stung by a scorpion and my leg is numb, what to do?

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