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Numbness on left side below waistline on hip for 4 days. No redness, pain or rash. Occasional itch.?

Numbness on left side below waistline on hip for 4 days. No redness, pain or rash. Occasional itch.?

Numbness: Numbness usually means some process involving a nerve. It could be something like having worn tight-at the waist clothing that caused some compression, or possibly arthritis or spinal disk problem, particularly after having done some physical work. Onset of shingles could be numbness, itch or pain. Since this is persisting, I would recommend a visit to your doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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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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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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Acne taking time to go. Yesterday, a 'pimple' size of a dime start to grow, near my jaw on the right side. Swelling and redness and little numbness?

Acne taking time to go. Yesterday, a 'pimple' size of a dime start to grow, near my jaw on the right side. Swelling and redness and little numbness?

See a dermatologist: You do not list any acne med. Once you begin acne therapy you will improve. There are several different treatments, often used in combinations. It may take a few months to reach your goal and meds may need adjustments along the way. There are different treatments for different people, so you need to be seen. ...Read more

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I'm 34 F have pain &tingling in left back knee, calf, hamstring & back (No swelling/redness) Numbness on heel & last 2fingers in arm. Have mild scolios?

I'm 34 F have pain &tingling in left back knee, calf, hamstring & back (No swelling/redness) Numbness on heel & last 2fingers in arm. Have mild scolios?

Too much: In all those anatomic distributions, I don't believe there is any one single diagnosis that can be invoked as an explanation. I'm afraid you have numerous areas of rheumatism and arthritis - I don't think your mild scoliosis is a factor here. ...Read more

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Burning pinky knuckle pain in hand. It's only palm side and present when I open/close my hand. No swelling/redness/numbness, just dull burn w/movement?

Burning pinky knuckle pain in hand. It's only palm side and present when I open/close my hand. No swelling/redness/numbness, just dull burn w/movement?

Early Trigger finger: Sounds like the early stages of a trigger finger, before it starts to catch. See if you have a tender spot on your palm, at the base of your pinky where there's a bony bump. Nsaids might help if this is the case. An orthopaedic or hand surgeon can check it out and see if an injection is appropriate. ...Read more

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Apologies 4 all my questions. On day 5 of right sided migraine. Jaw, face, forhead pain + feels numb at times. Slight swelling+redness comes an goes. Ideas?

Apologies 4 all my questions. On day 5 of right sided migraine. Jaw, face, forhead pain + feels numb at times. Slight swelling+redness comes an goes. Ideas?

Um. Migraine: Other medicines besides caffeine or narcotics would be the first ones to try with migraine because those can trigger another one with withdrawal. Several preventative medications. ...Read more

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I shot meth into my vein on side of my hand and it is swollen, my hand is numb and there is lots of redness around that area and up my arm a little bi?

I shot meth into my vein on side of my hand and it is swollen, my hand is numb and there is lots of redness around that area and up my arm a little bi?

You have infection: That may be spreading up your arm and cutting off circulation to the hand. This could be a life-threatening or hand threatening emergency. Please go to an ED. ...Read more

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Sparatic feeling of numbness on knee. When I go to touch my knee it isn't numb. No pain, no swelling and no redness?

Sparatic feeling of numbness on knee. When I go to touch my knee it isn't numb. No pain, no swelling and no redness?

Nerve irritation?: Feelings of numbness are often related to some sort of nerve irritation, similar to when you sit on your legs too long and get 'pins and needles.' see a dr forn an evaluation if the feelings persisits and you will be be on your way to getting a diagnostic work up. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm having numbness in my right armpit along with a severe burning feeling at times. No redness or skin irritation.

I'm having numbness in my right armpit along with a severe burning feeling at times. No redness or skin irritation.

Armpit pain: Keep an eye on the area for any rash developing, or blisters that might be an indication that you have shingles. Otherwise, this could be irritation of a nerve coming from the upper spine. If it continues, see an M.D. for an evaluation. ...Read more

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12yr old with mildly enlarged calf muscle for 2yrs, now getting larger. No new injury. Numbness&swelling when leg bent for long. No redness or pain.?

12yr old with mildly enlarged calf muscle for 2yrs, now getting larger. No new injury. Numbness&swelling when leg bent for long. No redness or pain.?

More info needed: Has s he had any weaknes, difficulty getting up when lying down tripping? This should be seen by pmd. Could be a number of things. Frpm circulation problem to a type of muscular dystrophy, don't panic but have him seen. ...Read more

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Calf cramp/numbness for days no redness heat swellingmuscle is soft. Doesn't hurt more to walk comes and goes. History ofsciatica. Chances of a clot?

Unlikely to be a clo: Clot no likely, but you can have ligmant instability in the back that causes calf pain. Prolotherapy my resolve you issues.

Visit www. Proloshot. Com or www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for a prolotherapist and to learn haw this would help you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing redness on my outter big toes and it's numb and a little painful?

I am experiencing redness on my outter big toes and it's numb and a little painful?

Paronychia: It sounds like you have the makings of an ingrown toenail. One cannot be sure without actually seeing it, but all the symptoms are there, save drainage or discharge. It would be best to have the toe (s) evaluated and then take the necessary step to eliminate the problem. ...Read more

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I got stung 4 days ago by a wasp. My stomach swelled up with a noticeable red welt about 10"x5" around the sting. The redness is still there and numb?

I got stung 4 days ago by a wasp. My stomach swelled up with a noticeable red welt about 10"x5" around the sting. The redness is still there and numb?

Skin reaction: To the venom the wasp injects when it stings. It can last up to a week, then should gradually improve. If you start having difficulty breathing or throat swelling, see your doctor or go to the ER. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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22 R Hand little finger numb throbbing pain and agony at times no swelling redness or injury its been hurting for 2 weeks now?

22 R Hand little finger numb throbbing pain and agony at times no swelling redness or injury its been hurting for 2 weeks now?

Ulnar neuropathy: Little finger is innervated by the ulnar nerve and you may have an ulnar neuropathy causing this, most commonly it is at the elbow (due to leaning on the elbow against a hard surface), less commonly at the wrist (if you are a biker and keep your wrist flexed in the direction of the little finger for prolonged periods). EMG/NCS with a skilled neurologist in neurophysiology will confirm this ...Read more

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Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. Better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back?

Left side back muscle strain feeling btr w/ muscle rub, large knot. Better now, but have a numb/tingle feeling under left breast on rib cage to back?

Muscle verses nerve: Continue to use the rub, heating pad to treat the strain. If the numbness and tingling doesn't improve, the possibility of thoracic radiculopathy should be considered. Thoracic imaging such as MRI can be utilized for further work up ...Read more

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I've been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be?

I've been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be?

Spasmor nerve/strain: Depends on cause; lifting with strain, bad body mechanics prior could be pinched nerve or disc of lumbar vertebrea out, or spasm or if radiates to buttock/leg sciatica, large nerve running down back of leg. Depends on your age, if other different areas and times or imbalance, blurred vision temproray be aware of multiple sclerosis but way to early to tell, see dr for test if gets worse/persi ...Read more

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Ivw been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be?

Ivw been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be?

Nerve: This may be a mild irritation or irritability of a superficial nerve in your back and such conditions usually resolve without any specific treatment. In any event it doesn't sound like a serious problem that needs investigation at this time, but see your physician if symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could it be if you are having pain in your spine and numbness on the right side of your body?

Can anyone tell me what could it be if you are having pain in your spine and numbness on the right side of your body?

A"pinched"nerve: There are multiple potential causes, but among the most common is a radiculopathy. This refers to an irritation of a nerve in the spine causing neurological symptoms along the distribution of the nerve. In the neck, this is usually into the arm; in the back it is often into the leg. I would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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I have a numbness on my hip left side and running to my back now...

I have a numbness on my hip left side and running to my back now...

Sciatica: Somethimes a pinched nerve or sciatca can cause pain or numbness on the left hip, back, leg area. I would see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam. Good luck ...Read more

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I have numbness on my right side from under my breast around to my back. What could this be?

I have numbness on my right side from under my breast around to my back. What could this be?

See below: What you are describing is a defect in the sensory nerve of this part of the body. This could be cause by a variety of things, including a pinched nerve, or muscle spasm in your back. Talk to your md and see what evaluation and treatment options are available. ...Read more

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Why might someone have lower back pain and numbness on the left side of their back?

Why might someone have lower back pain and numbness on the left side of their back?

Soft Tissues: Several causes for low back pain. Nerve impingements, ligament injuries, tendinitis, joint disorders & muscle spasms often complicitus. See Osteopath; skilled diagnosticians of soft tissue disorders, which are oft radiolucent & not discerned by imaging studies. Bones "degenerate" w. age & absent pain, & unskilled doctors can ignorantly chose Radiology-report descriptors as quasi-diagnostic terms. ...Read more