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What can burning and numbness in lower legs mean?

What can burning and numbness in lower legs mean?

?neuropathy: There are a number of possibilities if persistent you must see your md. ...Read more

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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What does burning and numbness in lower legs mean?

What does burning and numbness in lower legs mean?

Nerve involvement: Could be involvement of the nerves at the level of the spine or out in the limb. ...Read more

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Sometimes get numbness in lower leg why?

Sometimes get numbness in lower leg why?

Incomplete info.: Is it one or both legs? Is it below the knee only or only one side of leg? Any way it is likely nerve damage. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is foot numbness and lower leg weakness a nerve problem or a muscle problem?

Is foot numbness and lower leg weakness a nerve problem or a muscle problem?

Nerves: Typically numbness points to nerves. Numbness associated with weakness is concerning for spine disease (pinched nerves). You should consult a physician for evaluation sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Mri-large disc bulge L5 s1. Pain (hip/lower leg) some numbness to lower leg/foot & toes. Suffering 10 weeks. Will it heal on its own or need surgery?

Mri-large disc bulge L5 s1. Pain (hip/lower leg) some numbness to lower leg/foot & toes. Suffering 10 weeks. Will it heal on its own or need surgery?

Enough time passed: 8 to 12 weeks is an adequate time to allow non-surgical treatments, as you already received, to work. After that, it is unlikely that you will improve without surgery. Other important factors are your neurological exam, the size of the disc herniation, your pain level. At some point, the risk/benefit ratio tilts in favor of surgical treatment for immediate pain relief. See your spine specialist. ...Read more

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I am 24 yrs old i had a c-section almost three yrs ago now every night i lay down to sleep i start have tingling and numbness on my lower legs.

I am 24 yrs old i had a c-section almost three yrs ago now every night i lay down to sleep i start have tingling and numbness on my lower legs.

Tingling: Not sure if the tingling of the legs has anything to do with the c-section from years ago. Sounds like you may have a pinching nerve in your back causing your issues. Get eval and assessment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Low back pain, numbness inside both lower legs.. Numbness when sitting in butt, gets better when i stand. I always have gad which think makes me worse?

Low back pain, numbness inside both lower legs.. Numbness when sitting in butt, gets better when i stand. I always have gad which think makes me worse?

PInched 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. Other possibilities include spondylolisthesis in which obtaining a a flexion/extension x-rays and MRI can help to evaluate this. ...Read more

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I have gained 40 pds in three months, I have numbness in my lower legs and short of breathe i sweat alot, I have pain in my legs one more than the other the one that stays numb has a lot of pain!also, on and off it feels like I have a muscle ripping in my

I have gained 40 pds in three months, I have numbness in my lower legs and short of breathe i sweat alot, I have pain in my legs one more than the other the one that stays numb has a lot of pain!also, on and off it feels like I have a muscle ripping in my

Hello. : Hello. I don't know the cause of your symptoms. I am wondering if you put on weight due to retaining fluid. Is one of your legs larger ( wider) than the other? You are having trouble breathing. I recommend that you see your doctor very soon. First, it is important that you be able to breath. But second, your symptoms could be inter-related. The doctor will evaluate to determine the cause and then he or she will be able to determine an appropriate treatment. Please do not delay in getting this medically evaluated. ...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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Why leg hurts and numbness in my lower leg?

Why leg hurts and numbness in my lower leg?

Neuropathy: Neuropathy can present with numbness and pain. There are number of conditions that can cause, please consult with a physician to find the cause. ...Read more

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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

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Why do I have foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Why do I have foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

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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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more

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Are there benign causes for numbness in 1 lower leg? Its been there for months and gradually got worse, seeing neurologist soon scared of ALS,MS,Lyme.

Are there benign causes for numbness in 1 lower leg? Its been there for months and gradually got worse, seeing neurologist soon scared of ALS,MS,Lyme.

Could be paresthesia: You need to have clarity because at your age it could be paresthesia which is benign skin feelings. Other options could be some type of vascular or neurological issue and that's why you need to have an a evaluation ...Read more

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I've had lower back pain n numbness in thigh n lower legs feel like they trying fall asleep but not would chiropractor make worse or paralyze me ?

I've had lower back pain n numbness in thigh n lower legs feel like they trying fall asleep but not would chiropractor make worse or paralyze me ?

See a doctor: Chiropractic medicine is very safe but because of the numbness I feel more comfortable if you had the proper diagnostic test before you get to any adjustment see a doctor first ...Read more

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I have numbness in inner, lower right leg since Sclerotherapy 16/05/2017?

I have numbness in  inner, lower right leg since Sclerotherapy 16/05/2017?

Numbness: I would recommend that you return to the facility where the sclerotherapy was performed for an evaluation. It is unclear as to why you have numbness in that area ...Read more

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