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Left numb shoulder and right numb thigh?

Left numb shoulder and right numb thigh?

Get examined: An examination by your favorite physician will get things rolling for you. There are several possibilities to explain your symptoms but you will need to have a complete history taken, be examined, and then, likely get either some bloodwork done or have some diagnostic testing done such as an imaging study, electrical test, or both. ...Read more

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Are they any ways to relieve a numb thigh and lower back pain?

Are they any ways to relieve a numb thigh and lower back pain?

Absolutely: Yes, but what it would really come down to is properly diagnosing and treating the condition. There are a number of potential causes and treament would vary based upon the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Looking for a cause to occasional mild numbness to left thigh, noticeable especially at night, or when sitting.?

Looking for a cause to occasional mild numbness to left thigh, noticeable especially at night, or when sitting.?

Blood supply: While sitting too long or sleep in one position may cause compression of blood vessels or nerves, try to change the position if it get better then probably nothing to worry. ...Read more

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Right thigh will go numb if laying down. Occasional pain in front area. I can usually tell my leg is being touched, but the feeling is very distant.

Right thigh will go numb if laying down. Occasional pain in front area. I can usually tell my leg is being touched, but the feeling is very distant.

R/O SCIATICA : . You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a bulging disc or congenital back issue. Till then no heavy lifting F/U with doctor for medical treatment. NSAID/Muscle Relaxant. Also start a GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.COM& focus on WG LOSS. ...Read more

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Occasional tingling down right leg when laying on back. More often my thigh goes numb and I don't notice until I move or touch it. Thoughts??

Occasional tingling down right leg when laying on back. More often my thigh goes numb and I don't notice until I move or touch it. Thoughts??

Numbness in the leg: If the numb symptoms are only in the thigh area it could be neuropathy of one particular branching of the nerve (lateral cutaneous nerve), condition called maralgia paresthetica. ...Read more

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My outer upper right thigh occasionally starts to feel numb, I am morbidly obese and recently put on more weight, it happens most often when standing.

My outer upper right thigh occasionally starts to feel numb, I am morbidly obese and recently put on more weight, it happens most often when standing.

Meralgia: Very likely meralgia parsthetica. An entrapment of the lateral cutaneous femoral nerve as it courses from your abdomen under the inguinal region into your upper thigh. Symptoms may relieve when you lay down or sit. This is a very common ailment. Weight loss is key. ...Read more

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After starting birth control pill, occasional numbness in left thigh above knee in big patch. Why is that and what to do?

After starting birth control pill, occasional numbness in left thigh above knee in big patch.  Why is that and what to do?

See a doctor: Birth control pill should not be causing your symptoms. Make sure your underwear and jeans are not too tight. The most common reason for numbness in the area you describe is weight gain. However, see a doctor for detailed exam and work up. ...Read more