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I have had hip pain for several years now starting after birth of first child. Tender to touch, possible swelling and leg numbness if sitting too lon?

I have had hip pain for several years now starting after birth of first child. Tender to touch, possible swelling and leg numbness if sitting too lon?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. There is no need to put up with pain as the cause may be treatable. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot.What should I do?

I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot.What should I do?

Leg edma: There are several causes of lower leg edma . It could be vascula problem or traumatic injury. Are these both legs or just one? And that need to be considered to make diagnosis. ...Read more

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Currently 37wks pregnant with hbp. Have severe swelling of feet, ankles, and legs. Seems to just be getting worse. Painful and numb. Is this normal?

Currently 37wks pregnant with hbp. Have severe swelling of feet, ankles, and legs. Seems to just be getting worse. Painful and numb. Is this normal?

No: If what you're saying is that you have high blood pressure, then that is not normal. Depending on how high the blood pressure is, you may need to be admitted and have an induction of labor. If you haven't had labs to rule out preeclampsia that is something else that likely needs to occur today or tomorrow. Call your doctor or go straight to labor and delivery. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have leg numbness?

What does it mean if I have leg numbness?

Leg Numbness: There are many causes of leg numbness.... For example. Neuropathy, nerve entrapment, back problems...Etc. Its important to find out what the cause is, then you will know, how to treat it.... I would recommend seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: leg numbness?

What is the definition or description of: leg numbness?

Loss of sensation: The leg can have decreased feeling of pain, light touch, or even buzzing of a tuning fork. This could be due to spinal cord, brain, or peripheral nerve pathology. ...Read more

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I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

Depends: Could be from nerve compression in the spine. Your age and amount of disk degeneration in the spine will affect this. If you get quick relief after sitting to rest, then it surely sounds like nerve compression. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon for eval. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my leg numbness is vascular or neurological?

How can I tell if my leg numbness is vascular or neurological?

always neurological: Numbness is always due to injury or disease of nervous system and never from blood vessels directly. Only if blood supply to the nervous system is blocked and this damages the central or peripheral nervous system, can blood vessels indirectly cause numbness. ...Read more

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Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see me for my leg numbness?

Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see me for my leg numbness?

Go to your PCP: Go to your primary care physician. They can asses if your numbness is due to something they can easily treat and manage for you. If it is something more complicated, they can refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I am having sweats , weightloss , leg numbness and fat instool. What can I do to treat these symptoms?

I am having sweats , weightloss , leg numbness and fat instool. What can I do to treat these symptoms?

See your doctor: It is important to visit with a physician to determine what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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I was admitted to ER few days ago for leg numbness but no diagnose. my leg still have tingles and now larms and bit in the face. any tips of what it ?

I was admitted to ER few days ago for leg numbness but no diagnose. my leg still have tingles and now larms and bit in the face. any tips of what  it ?

Revisit your doctor: You should be concerned about a sensory stroke. This could be related to oral contraceptive therapy especially if you use nicotine or mood enhancers. Discuss these symptoms with your doctor or return to the ER. ...Read more

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What causes tailbone pain and leg numbness?

What causes tailbone pain and leg numbness?

Most plausible cause: of your symptoms seems to be irritation of a nerve in your Lumbar spine, either from a disc herniation, arthritis, disc-facet joint complex, or some other space occupying lesion. Check with an orthopod and be examined and investigated, so treatment could be started. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Post-delivery leg numbness. Was I pushing in stirrups too long?

Post-delivery leg numbness. Was I pushing in stirrups too long?

Two likely causes: Positioning of your legs could have resulted in nerve compression (especially the common peroneals) pressure of the baby's body during passage thru the birth can could have compressed the sacral plexus, a large group of nerves to each leg. Either way numbness can last from days to many months depending on severity. If in doubt about diagnosis, see neurologist and have an emg. ...Read more

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What can cause leg numbness if an MRI and nerve test both came out negative?

What can cause leg numbness if an MRI and nerve test both came out negative?

Multiple possibility: I recommend you see a good neurologist. Ther are many possibilities, including spinal cord, nerve pbs, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis etc. Please see a neurologist. You can get a referral from calling your local hospital, or call director of a neuro ICU and speak to the director for the name of the best neurologist in town. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing lower back and leg numbness?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing lower back and leg numbness?

Could: Be a pinched lower back nerve from herniated disc, but you need further evaluation to precise origin. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have had leg numbness starting from my toes up my leg what could I be suffering from?

I have had leg numbness starting from my toes up my leg what could I be suffering from?

Numbness: If you have suffered a nerve injury to your lower back, this can cause sensory loss in your feet and legs. If you have a herniated disk, which puts pressure on the spinal nerves, this can lead to leg and feet numbness. Vascular claudication occurs when there is plaque build up, which restricts the flow of blood to an area. It can cause a tingling sensation as well as pain and numbness. Atheroscler. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Leg Numbness (Definition)

The leg can have decreased feeling of pain, light touch, or even buzzing of a tuning fork. This could be due to spinal cord, brain, ...Read more