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Doctor insights on: My Right Knee Numbness Symptoms

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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My feet are very cold and I have a numbness behind my right knee?

My feet are very cold and I have a numbness  behind my right knee?

Need to be examined: you could have a vascular problem, without more medical history and a physical exam tough to diagnose. ...Read more

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Why am I having a tingling and numbness from the right side of my right knee up the front of the leg and then it stops...or sometimes gets worse?

Why am I having a tingling and numbness from the right side of my right knee up the front of the leg and then it stops...or sometimes gets worse?

Nerve: This suggests an impingement and/or irritability of a nerve entering your leg possibly at the groin area.often seen in overweight people or in people who sit for long periods like truck drivers A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and pinpoint the problem. ...Read more

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Right knee pops when I walk? Numbness on right side down to my fingertips. Hurts really bad. What should I do?

Right knee pops when I walk? Numbness on right side down to my fingertips. Hurts really bad. What should I do?

Painful?: The key is whether there is pain. If present, then you should have it examined for problems that can continue to worsen if not addressed (arthritis, ligament damage, etc.). Popping by itself is a normal phenomenon (some think it is due to sliding ligaments and others think that its due to dynamic changes of gas dissolved in the synovial joint fluid). ...Read more

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I have noticed numbness on the inner side of my right knee. I do cross my legs and cycle, may be related. No pain, swelling or redness.

I have noticed numbness on the inner side of my right knee. I do cross my legs and cycle, may be related. No pain, swelling or redness.

Either one possible: Crossing your legs or, depending on the width of the bicycle seat and how you sit on it could be putting pressure on some nerves causing the symptoms. Try not crossing your legs for a while. If you still feel numbness, don't ride your bicycle for a while. It could also be due to something else, but you'll know once you stop these actions. Numbness could take a few weeks to improve, be patient. ...Read more

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Patellar reflex of my right knee works only after 10-12 tries and weakly at first, better after a few more tries. I have numbness, weakness, livedo r.

Patellar reflex of my right knee works only after 10-12 tries and weakly at first, better after a few more tries. I have numbness, weakness, livedo r.

Varies: If there is an asymmetry between your reflexes on your right and left, associated with numbness and weakness I would recommend you be seen and evaluated. An MRI may be useful to determine the cause of your condition as well. ...Read more

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I had a total right knee replacement on 11/17/15 after 12wks of healing and therapy numbness from my knee down to my toes told tibial @ pop was nicked?

I had a total right knee replacement on 11/17/15 after 12wks of healing and therapy numbness from my knee down to my toes told tibial @ pop was nicked?

Varies: Numbness is typically a neurological complaint. After a knee replacement, numbness can be related to an aggravation of a nerve in the back, or it can be something more near the knee replacement itself; which is what you are implying when you say the nerve may have been "nicked". A nerve conduction test can usually tell the cause or at least location of the problem. ...Read more

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Being overweight and experiencing right knee pain after walking too much for 5days and numbness while resting(same joint) should we see a doctor?

Being overweight and experiencing right knee pain after walking too much for 5days and numbness while resting(same joint) should we see a doctor?

R knee pain: Yes. Numbness usually reflects nerve injury, May be meniscal injury, or stress fracture ( though that should hurt more w/walking), or sciatica which can refer to the knee. Have they tried aleve/ibuprofen if they can take NSAIDS? That and ice on the low back 10 minutes on 50 minute off 3-4 x a day may help.Go to ER if bowel or bladder issue/numbness) F/U w/ doc or orthopedist this week ...Read more

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