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7 months post csection why do I have numbness and pain on left side of pubic area? Is this normal and will it go away?

7 months post csection why do I have numbness  and pain on left side of pubic area? Is this normal and will it go away?

Needs evaluation: It is not normal to have pain. This warrants an evaluation by your doctor to determine that all is well. Sometimes people get small hernias in the area of the c section ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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What could be the cause of a pain w/numbness in the left pelvic (back to front pubic) area w/ stabbing pain where torso meets thigh?

What could be the cause of a pain w/numbness in the left pelvic (back to front pubic) area w/ stabbing pain where torso meets thigh?

Back lesion as cause: With a pinched nerve supplying that area of the body, due to arthritis, slip disk, injury or space occupying lesions in the spine. Another common problem is meralgia paraesthetica, where a nerve to the front & side of the thigh gets trapped under a tight ligament against the iliac bone(pelvis). The symptoms you mentioned are most likely due to it.
See your orthopod for proper DX and treatment. ...Read more

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What can it be when I have a numb tingling feeling in my pubic area on the left side. And it also appears to be a bit fluffy.

What can it be when I have a numb tingling feeling in my pubic area on the left side. And it also appears to be a bit fluffy.

See a doctor: Have no idea what this could be without a full history and exam. Go see a doctor, get diagnosed and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower left back/butt/pubic area numb from fall onto tailbone. Xray is fine. Is it normal?

Lower left back/butt/pubic area numb from fall onto tailbone. Xray is fine. Is it normal?

Sacroiliitis?: I see a lot of sacroiliitis - an inflammation of a joint in the pelvis - that often feels like a pain in the upper buttock, and can even sometimes be accompanied by sciatica - a shooting or burning pain in the back of the thigh. It can absolutely be caused by such a fall. Anti-inflammatory we may help (ibuprofen or naproxen) but take with food. Good luck! ...Read more

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Every now and then part of my pubic/upper thigh area goes numb for a brief moment. What could this be? Could it be serious?

Every now and then part of my pubic/upper thigh area goes numb for a brief moment. What could this be?  Could it be serious?

Numbness: This is a sign of a nerve being irritated usually from pressure. At your age the most common thing would be restrictive clothing or belts. Could possibly be a low back issue. Recommend follow up with your physician to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Horse fall 6 mo ago. Hip pain and numb from pubic bone to tail bone. Normal MRI and xray. Now area is smaller but still numb and painful. Idk what to do.

Most likely soft ti-: Ssue contusional injuries from the fall with superficial neuritis (of the nerves in and just below the skin). These get better slowly and sometimes can take up to 2 years to completely resolve. So your getting better slowly is a good sign. Hang in there, it should improve. Rarely there may be some residual numbness but the majority would subside. ...Read more

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I applied 0.5 hydrocortisone cream to my to the head of penis, pubic area and scrotum and now the head of penis and scrotum feels somewhat numb. Help?

I applied 0.5 hydrocortisone cream to my to the head of penis, pubic area and scrotum and now the head of penis and scrotum feels somewhat numb. Help?

Unusual: 0.5% Hydrocortisone is really too weak since even 1% is usually not potent enough. If the problem is persistent, you need to stop using it or perhaps try switching to an ointment. See a doctor if the problem fails to resolve or the numbness lasts more than a couple of day.
Make sure that the cream does not have a local anesthetic mixed with it. ...Read more

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Mucocele removed 5 mnths ago and recently the area that it was in is giving me a slight tingly irritating feelin. Also i feel numbness on lipremedies?

Mucocele removed 5 mnths ago and recently the area that it was in is giving me a slight tingly irritating feelin. Also i feel numbness on lipremedies?

Oral surgery: To remove the lesion can injure nerves in the area. The tingling & irritating feeling is described as paraesthesia, or altered sensation. The lip numbness is related. These damaged nerves can regenerate with time, but after 5 months the chances are minimal. There are some techniques to assist with regeneration. Consult w your surgeon about these post operative issues and options to help. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tinglingi in the private area ?

Genital Numbness: Read this about common causes of numbness: http://www.Rightdiagnosis.Com/sym/groin_numbness.Htm. Are you a bike rider? Wear tight stockings? Diabetic neuropathy is also a common cause, so you should be tested. This definitely warrants contacting your doctor for a thorough evaluation to get to the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Numbness around the left hip area , what is it?

Numbness around the left hip area , what is it?

Lip numbness: Unfortunately, it's hard to tell you what it is because of very limited data provided. More data and physical examination would be required to help you arrive to a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have numbness and discomfort in my Achilles area.?

What should I do if I have numbness and discomfort in my Achilles area.?

Nerve pain: Get evaluated for possible tarsal tunnel syndrome. This could be caused by several things such as poorly cushioned shoes, swelling in the heel and ankle, trauma etc. Try icing the heel, new shoes with good cushioned heel, and rest/elevation. If it doesnt help seek a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have numbness when i bend my back backwards on the mid area under ribcage on my back and it goes around to front of ribcage.

I have numbness when i bend my back backwards on the mid area under ribcage on my back and it goes around to front of ribcage.

Thoracic disc: A symptomatic thoracic disc rupture is rare but so are your symptoms. The only other common thing I can think of is early shingles. The later would quickly show a painful red blistered rash. The disc, at this point is only annoying an should stay that way. An MRI would diagnose the rupture or show even rarer lesions even less likely at your age. ...Read more

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What would cause pain, tingling and numbness behind left shoulder area?

What would cause pain, tingling and numbness behind left shoulder area?

Pain numbness tingli: Could be musculoskeletal from strain-more pain w/ ar mmovement?- or I have seen left shoulder pain ( by scapula) from gastritis, H pylori . Could try ranitidine for gastritis, tylenol/ motrin ( if not allergic) for musculoskeletal pain . rarely could be neurologic like MS( all else negative- this position is no usual) or vascular. f/u/w/ doc ...Read more

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Could a tingly feeling / numbness in the neck area be caused by anxiety?

Could a tingly feeling / numbness in the neck area be caused by anxiety?

Tingling: Possibly but it is best to have a medical examination to rule out any physiological causes. ...Read more

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I have numbness and tingling in my whole left side of body (under investigation) but why are these areas more painful to touch?

Why indeed: Whatever is causing the numbness & tingling is also causing the painful sensation. The sense of touch is multimodality & of mind-mangling complexity. When you say the areas are "more painful," do you mean allodynia, hyperpathia, dysesthesia or hyperalgesia? (The idea is now for you to look up those terms and try to determine which 1 (or more) applies to you.) ...Read more

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I have a numbness and a slight burning sensation on my quadricept area. I don't know if I need to get it looked at or if it will just go away.

Dunno either but ...: You are with yourself every day and so you can easily monitor the time course of your symptoms. If things are getting better then I would just pursue a course of watchful waiting. If you believe things are getting worse then by all means do come in for a further evaluation. ...Read more