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Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Need MRI Pelvis: There could be stretching or direct compression of one of the lower lumbar nerve roots. You should have your doctor order an MRI of the pelvis and see a neurologist or neurosurgeon to look for compression or nerve injury. ...Read more

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Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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I have multiple Tarlov cysts in my Sacrum, besides pain would this cause a numbness feeling in my right flank area.

I have multiple Tarlov cysts in my Sacrum, besides pain would this cause a numbness feeling in my right flank area.

Not likely: Tarlov's cysts in the sacrum MIGHT cause symptoms further down your back or legs, but should not affect your flank area (above the pelvis and below the ribs in your back) because nerve sensations all go down rather than up. You could however have something else going on further up in your spine to explain this. See the doc who diagnosed the cysts. Good luck. ...Read more

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My sacrum is numb i can't sit for long and sleep on my back. Why does it feel numb?

My sacrum is numb i can't sit for long and sleep on my back. Why does it feel numb?

Neuropathy: It has to do with some local nerve problem, such as a pinched nerve. You may need to see an ortho-spine specialist to further elucidate the problem. However, should you have any bowel or bladder issue, you should go immediately to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Slight discomfort (no pain/numb) in lower back (sacrum) after sledding on back over a ramp; feels loose when jumping. Any strengthening or concerns?

Needs evaluation.: An orthopedic surgeon might be helpful. If his examination suggests any abnormality, MRI imaging could clarify the status of your spine. There is no x-ray exposure from an mri. ...Read more

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I have broken my pelvis in 3 places and my saccrum. What would cause my left thigh to be numb to my knee?

I have broken my pelvis in 3 places and my saccrum. What would cause my left thigh to be numb to my knee?

Femoral nerve: Broken pelvis can be a cause of femoral nerve damage. Also if you consider the mechanism of trauma causing pelvic fracture, i wonder if there is associated l2-3-4 spine injury. You see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of fhand numbness?

What is the cause of fhand numbness?

Several causes.: Hand numbness is usually related to a problem with the nerves. There can be a pinch on the nerve in the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome) or a pinch on the nerves as they come down into the arm from the neck (radiculopathy). Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about numbness?

Should I be concerned about numbness?

Possibly: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Causes of sensation/numbness in fingures?

Causes of  sensation/numbness in fingures?

Nerve entrapment: Most likely, your nerve is being irritated by inflammation, or some sort of nerve root entrapment, similar to that found in the condition of "carpal tunnel syndrome." the median nerve travels through a 'tunnel' through your carpal (wrist) bones and gets irritated, often causing tingling or numbness in your thumb, pointer, middle and half of your ring finger. Get checked for cts. Good luck. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more