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Why does my knee feel numb no pain no fall or injury occurred.?

Why does my knee feel numb no pain no fall or injury occurred.?

Numb: Either local sensory nerve irritation or referred lumbar nerve or femoral nerve involvement. ...Read more

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The day after I drink alchohol, my knees feel numb. Like when your feet fall asleep. It's aggrevated when II strech my legs out. What does mean?

The day after I drink alchohol, my knees feel numb. Like when your feet fall asleep. It's aggrevated when II strech my legs out. What does mean?

Dehydration: Alcohol intake as a drug, causes dehydratiton and causes your electrolytes to be imbalanced. As a result, the loss of water causes the potassium to increase in your system, which can cause increased calcium, and thus cause Lactic Acid to build in the muscles. Decrease your alcohol intake and increase water. Continue to stretch and exercise. Slow the drinking down! ...Read more

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I have a shooting pain in my lest testicle and my left knee feel numb. I had little pain on my right testicle day before. My partner has a yeast infec?

I have a shooting pain in my lest testicle and my left knee feel numb. I had little pain on my right testicle day before. My partner has a yeast infec?

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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My legs and knees feels numb sometimes. What is it?

My legs and knees feels numb sometimes. What is it?

Numbness: It can have many reasons. .. Most commonly for a person at your age maybe cause by vascular compression and tingling as a result of certain positions that puts pressure on vessels and nerves. .. Other possibilities : anemia, neuropathy (complication of Diabetes), certain vitamin deficits and neurological among others... ...Read more

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When I squat, the top of my knee cap burns. Also, when I lightly touch my knee cap it feels numb. There's no discoloration?

When I squat, the top of my knee cap burns. Also, when I lightly touch my knee cap it feels numb. There's no discoloration?

Patellar symptoms: It sounds like you have symptoms at your patella (knee cap). Many young patients have what's called chondromalacia, which refers to worn cartilage behind the patella - this can usually be treated with simple physical therapy. It's also possible to have bursitis (swelling/inflammation) right over the patella, and patellar tendonitis is also possible. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Knees get numb and feel heavy after shower why? Lower back has also hurt

Knees get numb and feel heavy after shower why? Lower back has also hurt

Pinched nerves: The combination of low back pain and leg symptoms suggest the possibility of pinched nerves in your low back. For most patients, lumbar pinched nerves will improve with time and conservative treatment. However, if symptoms persist or worsen or otherwise change dramatically, do see a physician. ...Read more

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May I know why I feel numbness when water flow down my knee... Still having muscleache near my knee for around 3 days after cycling?

May I know why I feel numbness when water flow down my knee... Still having muscleache near my knee for around 3 days after cycling?

Knee numbness/pain: Riding a bicycle without proper padding can put pressure on the nerves of the pelvis and lead to numbness around the bottom and into the legs. This numbness should resolve spontaneously. Changing the seat padding, reducing riding time and reducing the pressure on the bottom may eliminate this problem. See a neurologist or urologist to evaluate the numbness. ...Read more

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No injuries but feeling of numbness on my knee feels weird no pain tho?

No injuries but feeling of numbness on my knee feels weird no pain tho?

Knee: If the numbness is persistent and the knee is not swollen it may be a sprain or strain.
If the knee locks or becomes swollen, painful, tender, hot, or locks, I would strongly recommend an MRI and orthopedic evaluation. ...Read more

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Fell on concrete and scraped my knee earlier this week. Now outside of the same knee feels numb/tingly when it's touched.

Fell on concrete and scraped my knee earlier this week. Now outside of the same knee feels numb/tingly when it's touched.

It is normal: It will take a few more days and the healing process will be completed. Take care. ...Read more

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My knee is numb after a fall 2 days ago?

My knee is numb after a fall 2 days ago?

No worries: You may have compressed the nerves during the impact or they are being compressed by the hematoma - under the skin bruise that developed as a result of the fall. No worries. It will get better even without doing anything. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why my knee is going numb?

Can you tell me why my knee is going numb?

Details: In order to answer your question we would need a lot more detail here. Such as: when did this start happening? Did anything happen to your knee preceding this issue? Do you play sports, have fallen lately, etc? ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a feeling of numbness on top of my left knee?

What could be the cause of a feeling of numbness on top of my left knee?

Nerve: If you inadvertently 'bumped' your knee or have been on your knees washing a floor etc. U can irritate the knee bursa and sometimes the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve. This will cause an area of numbness on'top ' of the knee or just below the kneecap. Usually transient, it should resolve spontaneously in next few wks. If it doesn't see pcp. Gl! ...Read more

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What does it mean to have numbness in your knee? Is it because of cartilage? Please help.

What does it mean to have numbness in your knee? Is it because of cartilage? Please help.

Numbness means nerve: True numbness means there is a nerve problem. For the knee this usually means nerve irritation in low back, but not always.
An altered sensation near the knee could be a symptom of a cartilage problem or other internal derangement in the knee. ...Read more

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A couple of weeks ago, I noticed some numbness of the skin next to my knee on the inner side. A few days later, this area increased a bit and I now ha?

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed some numbness of the skin next to my knee on the inner side. A few days later, this area increased a bit and I now ha?

Details matter: This might be a nerve problem, but without a more detailed history and physical examination, not possible to be more definitive. Suggest you see your physician who can localize the problem and create a diagnostic and treatment plan with you. ...Read more

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I feel numbness only thigh right above my knee on my left leg a area about 6by 6 why is that?

I feel numbness only thigh right above my knee on my left leg a area about 6by 6 why is that?

Meralgia: Could be meralgia paresthetica. A pinched nerve near the groin can cause a 'patch' of numbness just above and a little lateral to the knee. ...Read more

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Woke up back of knee itching, swelling and painful what could it be? Knee almost feels numb please help?

Woke up back of knee itching, swelling and painful what could it be? Knee almost feels numb please help?

Of course the first: Thing one thinks of is trauma.... did you injure it in some way? Other thoughts would be a Baker's cyst or fluid collection behind the knee or, less likely, a blood clot. The only way to know is to be evaluated, perhaps considering an ultrasound exam. See your Doctor. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I'm getting numbness on out side of my left leg just up from knee and pain in knee and bottom half of leg has started to feel hot?

Any injury?: This sounds a bit suspicious for blood clot, though not at all typical. If you have been traveling, sitting for prolonged period of time or have been injured, better get checked out. ...Read more

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Leg below knee including feet swells up and feels very heavy and sometimes numbness too, after sitting in chair for 10-20 minutes.?

Leg below knee including feet swells up and feels very heavy and sometimes numbness too, after sitting in chair for 10-20 minutes.?

Blood flow issue: Veins are vessels that bring blood from the feet back to the heart. Veins use valves and the muscles of the leg to aid in moving blood up the body. When veins aren't working properly, legs can swell. Compression stockings may aid in preventing swelling. A phlebologist may be able to repair problem veins and prevent it from returning. ...Read more

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On my right knee it feels like needles and going in the middle when I flex. And sometimes I del like its tingly and numb! What could it be??

On my right knee it feels like needles and going in the middle when I flex. And sometimes I del like its tingly and numb! What could it be??

Knee issues: Your symptoms could be a gamut of things. Did you have any trauma? Just one knee? Do you play sports? More history is needed. You are very young so must also consider a leg length discrepancy. You do need to see a doctor for a good exam. Or more history given to assist you better ...Read more

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I had neurofibromatosis type ii, I feel numbness right above knee ocationally one day after cycling, could it be ligament tore? I had muscleache there

I had neurofibromatosis type ii, I feel numbness right above knee ocationally one day after cycling, could it be ligament tore? I had muscleache there

Consult physician: Probably related to exercise endeavor. However consult your physician. About 50% of patients develop spinal lesions.40% of the spinal lesions are symptomatic. Spinal tumours separated in two groups. Intramedullary lesions in spinal tissue belong to spinal astrocytomas or ependymomas. Extramedullary lesions in space between the surface of spinal cord & bony wall of canal, schwannomas & meningiomas. ...Read more

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Please describe the meaning of numb knees?

Please describe the meaning of numb knees?

Back problem?: Numbness in the lower extremities is often related to a back problem. See an orthopedic surgeon, physiatrist or spine specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause a person to have numbness from the knee down?

What cause a person to have numbness from the knee down?

AndFromTheKneesUp??: Stand in an icy river up to your knees for 20 minutes. Cross your legs for too long. Wear super tight high socks or nylons. Wear super tight underwear. Crouch down for too long in the garden. Sit on the toilet too long. Get pinned between two boxcars...if nothing like these, then maybe it's a bona fide non-mechanical nerve problem (kinda doubtful at your age, with just a few exceptions)if so, see a doc ...Read more