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I have numness in left leg , some kind of sensation in both knees and left hip has little pain anb iirritation. My L4 L5 disc are slipped. What to do?

I have numness in left leg , some kind of sensation in both knees and  left hip has little pain anb iirritation. My L4 L5 disc are slipped. What to do?

Start with NSAIDS: And gradually increase your activity. Core back exercises can help as well as warm compress form spasm of the muscles. If it is not improving over a few weeks seek the care of your doctor. ...Read more

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I had sudden hearing loss in r ear, dizzy, sick, num in arm and leg hosp said TIA test to follow. Can this happen again when waiting for tests?

I  had sudden hearing loss in r ear, dizzy, sick, num in arm and leg  hosp said TIA test to follow. Can this happen again when waiting for tests?

Depends on cause: Sudden hearing loss, vertigo and nausea are a triad that occur with injury to the auditory nerve/inner ear. It is unlikely to be a TIA which implies blood clot in the brain. Severe sx are generally from injury directy to the nerve - viral infection is often the cause. The arm & leg should not be involved. If they are, TIA is more likely and could recur if not treated. (antiplatelet drugs or surg). ...Read more

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I had a mild headache, shortness of breath , nausea, and some times numness on my left leg, I did an cray for my chest but was normal , I had a cough ?

I had a mild headache, shortness of breath , nausea, and some times numness on my left leg, I did an cray for my chest but was normal , I had a cough ?

Multiple symptoms: Time for a comprehensive examination to include blood and urine testing. Your symptoms cannot be diagnosed on this site. Please call your physician for an examination. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in legs?

What causes numbness in legs?

Multifactorial: Sometimes it is simply positioning. If it only happens during certain activities (sitting a certain way) it is probably blood flow or nerve positioning related. If it is happening more and more and becoming progressive it could an early sign of a neurological disease process. See your regular doctor to help delineate this. ...Read more

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Numbness from the waist to the left leg?

Numbness from the waist to the left leg?

Disconcerting: This is not to be taken lightly, and needs to be evaluated asap. You are describing a sign of spinal cord dysfnctn, which could be due to a host of disorders. Consider, a possible spinal cord avm, a tumor, multiple sclerosis, vasculitiis, even vitamin overdose toxicity (b-6). Get MRI images of thoracic spinal cord, see a neurologist or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Is leg numbness normal after lss surgery?

Is leg numbness normal after lss surgery?

Iss surgery.?: These initial mean nothing , but if you had spinal surgery, irritation of the nerve roots can cause numbness to be present and it depends on how much irritation occurred to know if it will completely resolve. ...Read more

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Burning in right leg with pain and numbness?

Burning in right leg with pain and numbness?

See answer: Burning and numbness in one leg can have many causes. One of fhem is a radiation of pain from pressure on the sciatic nerve. The place to start in you evaluation is a good history of your back. If you have gas trauma to the back? You do heavy of repetitive work? You have a leg lengthy discrepancy? Must do a thorough history first ...Read more