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26y/o male w/ lower back pain, sciatica in r buttox, l testicular pain, numbness in l big toe. Duration-2 months, sharp pain when stand/sit. Army?
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
I am having stabbing pains in my testicular area and groin along with numbness what should I do? It started last night after I ejaculated
I'm experiencing testicular pain, groin and buttocks numbness and unable to obtain or maintain an erection. Big increase of sexual activity with wife.
Painful testicular aching, its also numb, but I still get hurt when I flick it, do I have a dead testicle?
Get care immediately: There are several causes of one-sided testicular pain, which tend to vary with age. The main causes are torsion (twisting), which indeed can kill the testicle quickly. Other possibilities are epididymitis (infection/inflammation) and testicular cancer. See a doctor TODAY, especially if pain is new and sudden. Your testicle probably isn't dead yet, but could be without immediate care. Good luck! ...Read more
Right testicular pain, small lump in middle, not grissle. Pain eminating to leg (numb) and up to lower abdomen (not stone)no relief even with morphine?
Need more info...: The presented symptoms alone could not draw a conclusion and more info on detailed specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing their sequence of events + timely physical exam + testing as needed, from which a possible diagnosis may be reach for reasonable care & counseling. How to get these related things done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
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
Numbness: Numbness describes tingling or a loss o sensation. The usual culprits are a lack of blood supply or damage to nerves. Numbness can also result from local tissue injury from trauma, infection or inflammation. Without more specifics, this is difficult to answer and you should talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Many causes: The face is inervated by the trigeminal nerve. Numbness can be due to problem with this nerve such as injury, infection, multiple sclerosis, tumor or compression of the nerve. The nerve starts at the pons in the brain stem and courses through the skull base to the face. Problems along the nerve can cause numbness. See your dr. And get an exam and possibly an mri. ...Read more
Depends: Numbness on the left side, depending on whether it is on the whole body or just a part, can be caused by many things. Alcohol by itself does not cause one sided numbness but it can worsen migraines, which can be associated with sensory loss. Also, in extreme cases alcohol can increase the risk of stroke. ...Read more
You can be so angry: That to be safe and not harm anyone or yourself, you go "numb" and either dissociate and lose sense of what is going on. You check out to stay safe Its dangerous and it does happen. A more safer and healthier way to cope is to acknowledge what is going on and get therapeutic help and psychiatric help to see if medicine can help your symptoms. Both practitioners can guide you to some clear help ...Read more
It is anesthetic: The 'caine' part of Cocaine is there because it is related to other 'caines' - like Lidocaine and Benzocaine etc. It is used medically as a topical anesthetic, and will numb the nasal mucosa if you snort it, and numb skin if it is injected into it. Eye doctors use it for local anesthesia for eye procedures, as do ENT doctors sometimes. If you are using Cocaine and are concerned, get some help. ...Read more