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Numbness In Knee And Shin
Hospital said I sprained my knee. It's been 2 and a half months and I still have numbness on my shin. My knee hurts at times. I can walk but not run.?
Hello I have a small lump on side of shin, tender to touch for about a month. I also have numbness in my big toe and dull achy pain to the knee?
Numbness in leg portion between thighs n knees evn after standing for 10-15 min. What is the cause?
Hello, I have numbness on the left leg below the knee only on the right side front if you were looking at it. No other problems?
My fiance have pain behind one knee, and feeling some numbness down the leg and under it. He has been kneeling for a while on hard surface today.?
Numbness in right leg just above the knee. It extends from knee up about 12 inches and on the out side of leg. Seems to worsen when standing. At time?
Meralgia: You describe a common problem due to compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, which seems manifest at a distance. This is called meralgia paresthetica, and may be associated with tight objects around the waist and hip. Unlikely, but possible is nerve problem from lower back. Contact your doctor and get this addressed. ...Read more
Calvin Klein syndrom: This sounds like meralgia paresthetica, also known as "calvin klein syndrome." the problem is caused by the nerve that provides the feeling to the skin of your thigh getting pinched by a tight wasteband. This can happen with super-tight clothes (super models wearing calvin kleins) or with a large belly overlapping the waste-line. The solution is to reduce the pressure on the waste. ...Read more
I have mostly knee pain but in the past few day I've developed severe pain in my entire leg along with numbness off and on.?
Need evaluation: It is not clear why this is happening but you need an evaluation to clarify your symptoms. Contact your physician and get this clarified. ...Read more
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
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?
I have numbness in my right leg just below the knee. I landed on my knee in a dance and it sent sharp pain down my leg and now it's numb.
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have numbness in my right leg above the knee. It comes and goes and it's not painful at all just numb. Any ideas of what may be causing this?
Lower leg pain numbness tinglig when I lay down after knee board accident why does it feel this way?
Possible peroneal: Nerve injury. Need to get examined by doctor.... ...Read more
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
What might cause numbness along the side of my right leg, from hip knee. Sometimes ther it feels as if there is ni circulation.
I had spinal fusion on lower back on 2/18/2013. I have numbness in left leg from the knee down, how long will it take for this to heal.?
Still early. ..: Once the post-surgical inflammation resolves, usually within a few months, the symptoms should improve. If other symptoms have improved and the numbness is tolerable, recommend waiting at least a year until the fusion has solidified. Discussing this first with the spine surgeon is the best thing since he or she knows the anatomy better than one can guess here. ...Read more
For the past 2 nights I've had the strangest sensation in my right leg. Dull pain behind my knee, hot and cold sensations, and numbness. Any ideas?
No feeling across front of knee & down side of leg. Numbness pain & tingling for 2 weeks. Shooting pain across front of knee and down leg when touched?
PCP-evaluation-x-ray: We need to know how it appeared as well as any previous history of trauma or injury. You may have sprained your knee, torn a ligament or tendon or even damaged your meniscus. You may have a neuropthy as well but first you mus be examined by your PCP, be valuated, x-rays may be ordered includying an ortho referral. ...Read more
Prescribed heel lift for leglength issue, right leg but stopped wearing it after experiencing numbness/tingling in knee, right leg. Sensations persist?
Woke up this morning & my left leg (from knee down) was numb. I was sleeping on my back, my leg was to the side & bent. Can the position cause numbness?
I have a numbness feeling down one side of my right leg (from knee down! And on the top of my foot. What is this?
I have numbness on my left leg from the knee down and it's been like 2 months already and tonight it just spread to my foot what's happening?
I've been having mild pain and some numbness on my left leg for about a week now. Mostly around the knee and calf area. No swelling or other symptoms?
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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