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Partial Numbness In Leg
Annular tear L4/L5 disc. Could that cause aching in leg muscles @ night, intermittent knee weakness, numbness in lateral quad in L leg, sweating fits?
Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.
Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more
Swelling in entire left leg (calf and thigh) with numbness x3 days. Pain in groin. History of total hip (left) replacement 3 years ago. DVT ruled out.
Need vascular eval: This could be lymphedema however a missed venous problem (iliac vein) is also a possibility. Infection unlikely without fever or pain, arterial problem unlikely with swelling and fluid overload not likely if it is only one leg. You should see a vascular specialist to have a complete evaluation including of the veins in your abdomen and pelvis. ...Read more
Pain in lower back above butt-right side. Standing causes pain in knee, tingling in foot/toes, numbness. History of tissue damage + curve of spine?
Needs evaluation: You are describing symptoms that suggest possibly some nerves are being pinched. Would suggest getting evaluated to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Pain tingling in calf and pain in arch of foot. Numbness in Achilles. Slight swelling at base of calf muscle in right leg. Any ideas what's wrong?
Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. the pain in the arch could be tednonitis - the posterior tibial tendon - when injured it can cause deep calf soreness and arch pain especially behind the ankle area. 3. tarsal tunnel syndrome I would suggest you see a Podiatrist or Foot & Ankle doctor ...Read more
Internal: derangement of the knee joint including cartilage teats of the ACL, PCL, lateral ligament or infrapatellar tendinitis. Trauma can also cause effusion or hemarthrosis ( blood in the knee joint ). No matter what you must be examined and x-rayed, probably will need an MRI or a diagnostic aspiration of the joint fluid. Call for an orthopedic consultation asap. ...Read more
Severe pain radiating from sciatica down back of leg behind knee to foot. Def weakness at ankle an numbness below knee. Help?!
Sciatica: These symptoms indicate that help is needed right away. See your neurologist or orthopedist asap . Good luck ...Read more
I have severe leg pain particularly at night.. From the hip to the foot sometimes experience pins and needles numbness. Limping muscle spasms . ?
I would recommend: Emg/NCV testing by neurologist....Get a more detailed answer ›
Deep pain in L buttock. Tension L hip. Stiff lower back. Numbness/tingling L shin & sole of foot. Cramping sensation in foot. L calf pain. Weakness in leg. Worse w/exertion/sitting/standing/lying down. Scans hip/butt OK. Suggestions, possibilities?
Please repost: and explain what you mean by a "butt" scan. Medically there's no such thing as a "butt" scan. Abandon your unfortunate tendency to use vague colloquial words like "butt" and and state EXACTLY what the scan was called. What you need is a scan of your lumbosacral spine, not your "butt." ...Read more
Is this a recurrence: Are these new symptoms or a recurrence from symptoms you had prior to surgery? Although we always hope for the most long lasting and optimal results following back surgery the reality is spinal canal stenosis is a chronic and progressive disease. Repeat surgeries are risky so be wary especially if the 1st surgery didn't "hold" after such a short period of time. ...Read more
Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot.Back pain?
Not usually: Pinched nerves follow a specific pathway of pain in what is called a dermatome. These are isolated and well mapped in human anatomy. A pinched nerve usually affects one part of an arm or leg or specific part of the body, not an entire side of the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neurological pain in groin/inner thigh/pelvis area, now altered sensation and numbness in same place. Possible causes?
Nerve compression: Might be due to localized nerve compression or compression in the spinal cord. Please seek medical evaluation if these symptoms persist, especially if you experience any incontinence (uncontrolled urination or defecation) as this can be a sign of a serious medical condition. ...Read more
Recurring posterior dislocation of shoulder. After last dislocation sharp pain in elbow, intermittent coldness and numbness of forearm, prickly skin?
? TOS: 37 yo w. recurrent shoulder dislocation suggest Hypermobility Syndrome. "Sharp pain, prickly, cold & numbness" suggest peripheral neuropathy w. parasthesias from brachial neural plexus impingement within shoulder girdle; arousing shoulder splinting & superior trapezius guarding/atrophy. Net effect is closure of costoclavicular dimension (true thoracic outlet) with shoulder abduction, i.e., TOS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recurring leg numbness, vision blur, weakness in mid section, loss of leg strength. Dropping everything...No grip. Have fallen twice.
Burning sensation and pain in lower right leg, numbing sensation in foot, pinching sensation in hip ?
Pain and numbness in lower back with some light spasms. Numbness from left hip down to foot. Left side. Some past with degenerative disc. Causes?
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer