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Pain near lower back left side..Could this be the sacrum? I also have numbness in left toe area could this be related
Yes: May have compressed nerves in back...Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I have broken my pelvis in 3 places and my saccrum. What would cause my left thigh to be numb to my knee?
26 y/o fem no hx of fx fell on ice 2wk ago landed on sacrum. Painful to carry/lift weight such as in shoveling snow. No other s/s?
It will hurt: for a few months, you probably broke the tip ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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