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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What to do if I have muscle spasm on my thighs and feeling of numbness. How can I cure it?

What to do if I have muscle spasm on my thighs and feeling of numbness. How can I cure it?

Radiculopathy: Your symptoms may reflect a lumbar radiculopathy (nerve symptoms due to a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine). In most cases conservative treatment works - physical therapy, medications, spinal injections - but in some cases it does take surgery for resolution. See your doctor for further evaluation to nail down the diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Upper outer thigh: numbness on skin, sharp stabbing pain on muscle. When touched lightly i feel nothing. When scratched or pressed on sharp pain.?

Upper outer thigh: numbness on skin, sharp stabbing pain on muscle. When touched lightly i feel nothing. When scratched or pressed on sharp pain.?

Meralgia paresthetic: You likely have entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, which causes a peculiar painful numbness. Often can be relieved by avoiding tight clothing or belts, and maybe helped with weight loss if one is overweight. Can be an early sign of diabetic neuropathy, but most cases self-limited and benign, . ...Read more

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Almost 2 years ago i tore the muscle in my left thigh. Last night i'm pretty sure i re-tore it. I have pain from my hip down and complete numbness?

Almost 2 years ago i tore the muscle in my left thigh. Last night i'm pretty sure i re-tore it. I have pain from my hip down and complete numbness?

Muscle Tear: May represent a muscle tear or a hip apophyseal injury. If the sartorious muscle is involved at the anterior superior iliac spine it can also effect the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and give you lateral thigh numbness. ...Read more

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I have localize numbness in one of my thighs. Size of a base ball. It goes down to my muscle but I have no pain. No muscle weakness. What could it be?

I have localize numbness in one of my thighs. Size of a base ball.  It goes down to my muscle but I have no pain. No muscle weakness. What could it be?

Femoral cutaneous: It high possible you sustained femoral cutaneous nerve injury or impingement. The site of impingement usually over your lower abdominal wall or groin area. It happens often for obesity person due to abdominal wall folding or tight belt applying. ...Read more

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I have nerve damage in my neck, numbness and burning in my right thigh and poor coordination and muscle strength?

I have nerve damage in my neck, numbness and burning in my right thigh and poor coordination and muscle strength?

Several issues?: First, the problem in right thigh sounds c/w meralgia paresthetica, an issue with the lat femoral cutaneous nerve. The muscle issues could be secondary to nerve compression in neck, but beware of spinal cord compression as another explanation. Get a thorough neurological or neurosurgical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have constant hip pain and muscle spasms in my thigh and calf with numbness in the outer half of my foot. What other tests besides MRI should happen?

I have constant hip pain and muscle spasms in my thigh and calf with numbness in the outer half of my foot. What other tests besides MRI should happen?

Nerve damage: What your experiencing is nerve damage. It will or may be permanent if the cause is not corrected. Nerve conduction velocity is needed to help determine this. I would get the MRI asap. Then have your physician refer you to a neurosurgeon and neurologist to get further evaluation. A normal MRI and abnormal nerve study may indicate a more severe condition in terms of a demyelinating process. ...Read more

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My thigh muscle and skin feels numb on my right side. There's no mark or bump and it doesn't hurt, it just feels numb when I touch it or rub it. Why?

My thigh muscle and skin feels numb on my right side. There's no mark or bump and it doesn't hurt, it just feels numb when I touch it or rub it. Why?

Meralgia paresthetic: If the area you refer to is the outer upper thigh, it can be caused by tight waistbands. There is a simple condition called meralgia paresthetica that can cause this. Increased weight is a cause too. ...Read more

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My quad muscle (upper thigh?) has a 2cm by 4cm dint in it. Like its collapsed? No injurys previously. Numb to touch. Nerves dropped?

My quad muscle (upper thigh?) has a 2cm by 4cm dint in it. Like its collapsed? No injurys previously. Numb to touch. Nerves dropped?

Are you sure it is: In the muscle? Or maybe more superficial, in the subcutaneous tissue? Doesn't sound serious, unless there is weakness in the leg. If it is loss of sensation, its is nerve to the skin of the area that is affected. A small area is of little significance, unless you have other symptoms. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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