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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.

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

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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?

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

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Prescribed heel lift for leglength issue, right leg but stopped wearing it after experiencing numbness/tingling in knee, right leg. Sensations persist?

Prescribed heel lift for leglength issue, right leg but stopped wearing it after experiencing numbness/tingling in knee, right leg. Sensations persist?

Get Checked: If the heel life change was too dramatic height wise id could have changed your gait and affected your back. Persistent numbness and tingling is usually due to nerve irritation. Please consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain with numbness on the front of right leg... Mostly on top of knee... What exercises can help relieve pain?

Must have evaluation: Need more information. An orthopedic evaluation can determine whether you have a ruptured disk or other problem. The orthopedist or a physical therapist will then be able to provide the most appropriate exercises based on your condition ...Read more

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I have numbness & tingling down right leg only... Has caused me to trip & fall... Also have swelling at the knee & a lump in my thigh... ??

I have numbness & tingling down right leg only... Has caused me to trip & fall... Also have swelling at the knee & a lump in my thigh... ??

Recommend : You have few conditions that definitely require doctors evaluation. Swelling of the knee and thigh lump need as minimum XRay. Please make appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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Hi, when i lay down on my right. The top right leg hurts really bad, hip to knee- but it immediately goes away once i stand up. No numbness just sore ?

Hi, when i lay down on my right. The top right leg hurts really bad, hip to knee- but it immediately goes away once i stand up. No numbness just sore ?

Hip pointer: Could be irritation to the trochanter of your hip. This could involve the trochanter or likely the bursa or oil sack associated with it. Try an antiinflmatory for a few days. ...Read more

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Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement 6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?

Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement  6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?

Not normal: No, it doesn't sound normal. Please call your surgeon and speak to the doctor on call with the answering service. If this is new, may need to go to ER. ...Read more

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I have tingling and numbness and pain in right leg and foot due to my tibial nerve being cut during a total knee replacment?

I have tingling and numbness and pain in right leg and foot due to my tibial nerve being cut during a total knee replacment?

Response: Not sure of whether your question involves treatment approach or possibility of surgical interventions. Hard to interpret your statement, as posed. Please be specific what your want to have explained or advised. ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in right hand and it gets cold. Right leg from my knee down swells bad. They checked for a blood clot but that wasn't it?

Tingling and numbness in right hand and it gets cold. Right leg from my knee down swells bad. They checked for a blood clot but that wasn't it?

Get checked by a --: Neurologist for the hand problem as it sounds like carpal t syndrome, and see your pcp or gyn to get evaluated for a pelvic mass, etc, causing a rt sided swelling, if a possible clot has been excluded. You may require an us scan of the pelvis for it. See if a carpal brace will help with the numbness/tingling or not. ...Read more