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Numbness, Tingling And Burning In The Thigh
Outer thigh pain, numbness, tingling, burning. Tender to touch. Pull in muscle at beginning of year, deep laceration up the thigh when younger.
Numbness implies decrease or loss of sensation to light touch, pins, or vibration, and thigh numbness refers to location of loss. The most common cause may be meralgia paresthetica, involving lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, but a low back nerve compression could ...Read more
Upper thigh numbness x3 months. Coupled with lower back pain. Numbness getting worse. Was tingling now its more like feeling of having no thighs. Help?
I'm a ICU RN X 35yrs. Intermittent low back pain, L lateral thigh numbness, occas. Shooting sharp pain right outer calf and burning pain R instep.?
Sciatica: Consultation with Orthopedic specialist is worth while. ...Read more
Lump in outer left thigh little larger than a pea. Painful to rub. Occasionally get numbness, burning, and tingling in that part of thigh laying down?
The outer part of my right thigh is always numb for the last month. Tingling, itching, burning and sharp pricks and pains as well. Can I fix this?
Sounds like a nerve: Problem. Get an eval so they can figure out what it is and come up with a treatment plan. It could be coming from your back ...Read more
My leg has a numb tingling burning sensation in my upper thigh on my left leg for a couple months and I don't know what it is.
Uncertain: For accurate diagnosis a history and visualization (at minimum) would be required. ...Read more
Lumbar MRI normal but still have pain tingling and burning like constant sunburn in legs and back. Numbness in right leg at times. Any thoughts?
See your surgeon: You have already had back surgery!? Already on lots of meds! How long since surgery? Back surgery is done to relieve these symptoms, but may yield disappointing results. It may take months to recover. Sometimes surgery makes back problems worse. Mri is of limited use. You need to spend some serious time with your surgeon. ...Read more
See below: Numbness implies decrease or loss of sensation to light touch, pins, or vibration, and thigh numbness refers to location of loss. The most common cause may be meralgia paresthetica, involving lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, but a low back nerve compression could also be the culprit. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Possible: It is possible for the mere ato move. Most often will embed itself into the uterine wall. See you ob who put it in and may have to have it removed ...Read more
I have had left lateral upper thigh numbness x 3 wks. Now deep aching inside. Numbness is slowly traveling down leg.? Emg help diagnose
Yes: You are describing nerve pain. An EMG consists of testing the health and speed of your nerve function, followed by electrode insertion to the muscle for a specialist to access the nerve and muscle connections. This will answer the question of what nerve is causing your pain. Treatment and symptom control begin with a real diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness?
Left sided chest pai: You did not give your age left sided chest pain which is worse on walking suggests that you may have angina pectoris, which is caused by partial blockage of coronaro arteries due to elevated cholesterol over the years called atherosclerosis, when you do any kind of exertion heart needs more oxygen and due to the blockage you get chest pain. It is a serious symptom and you need to see a cardiologist. ...Read more
Pain left outer thigh. Numbness, sharp stabbing pain causing leg to give way. Worse when standing. Certain positions feel like electric shock in thigh.?
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Having unilateral clitoral, majora, minora, buttock, thigh numbness. Recently had Radiculopathy dx c nerve block, and now these symptoms. HELP?
They sound neurologi: Since on one side it does suggest neurologic. It depends why you had the nerve block as to whether there may be a relationship to that cause or from the nerve block. You need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Upper outer thigh: numbness on skin, sharp stabbing pain on muscle. When touched lightly I feel nothing. When scratched or pressed on sharp pain.?
Meralgia paresthetic: You likely have entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the hip, which causes a peculiar painful numbness. Often can be relieved by avoiding tight clothing or belts, and maybe helped with weight loss if one is overweight. Can be an early sign of diabetic neuropathy, but most cases self-limited and benign, . ...Read more
Upper thigh numbness. Mri show problems l2-s1. 2 epidural no luck. But emg showed normal im confused now. What could be going on? Numb for 6 months
? MERALGIA?: Doubt MRI findings are cause, and epidural is not indicated unless radiculopathy. Was EMG complete? Did it examine both femoral nerve and lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh? If not, does not rule out meralgia paresthetica, which may be your answer. Have conference with your doctor. ...Read more
Having these symptoms, pain in left arm, side and upper thigh, numbness in left ankle, heart palpitations (have had tests all OK) but no one knows why?
No diagnosis?: Try sleeping on your right side. Seriously. I've seen worse generalized neurological symptoms resolved with changes in sleep position. ...Read more
Low back pain with right thigh numbness and right arm/hand/wrist pain/numbness. Sneezing causes extreme aching pain in both arms. Thoughts on causes?
Spine specialist W/U: It coulb be from disc disease in your neck or high in the back creating some nerve root irritation from the sudden negative intrathoracic pressure created by the sneeze. When not sneezing the disc may look normal, which makes it very difficult to diagnose. The same phenomenon can result from a build up of bone (osteophytes) near the central canal or the foramen where the nerves travel. ...Read more
I have tingling and numbness on my outside thigh for 3 weeks. Only on one leg. No pain. Can I have it band syndrome with no pain?
Tingling and numbness in right thigh has developed in to stinging pain, happening for a couple of months. Just comes and goes regardless of time.?
When I sit crossed legged or lay on my side for too long I get a brief numbness/burning in outer thigh sort of like it has gone to sleep. Is this ok?
It is a pinched nerve. BUT 1) the size of the area shows it is only a superficial one and cannot be a lumbar disk 2) the temporary nature of it shows it is not permanently damaged.
but, I wouldn't let this go for an hour. Rarely these sort of things can cause nerve damage enough that it takes weeks/months to heal up (Newlywed arm syndrome). ...Read more
Possible meralgia: See a neurologist. Medications can help symptoms. ...Read more
Lateral femoral...: Cutaneous nerve syndrome, also known as meralgia paresthetica. This can cause burning, tingling or numbness in the outer portion of the thigh. Have you been lifting weights? Squats or Deadlifting? Anything that increases pressure in the groin can compress the nerve and cause this problem. The treatment is pretty simple. You could also have other issues with the spinal nerves. Time to see your MD. ...Read more
I had hydracele fluid removed Monday December 18th Tuesday night I had burning and numbness in the top of both my thighs but when I got up and moved around they would feel better last night I got it again but now it is consistent moving or laying?
Call your doctor!: It seems to be getting worse. Please call the doctor who did the procedure now! ...Read more
Hi I have a sort of numbness / tingling sensation in my right thigh. More on the right side of the thigh. I have no discomfort or pain. There seems to be "reduced feeling" on that part of the thigh. Please advise what could be the problem and possible?
Nerve impingement: This symptom is usually caused by an impingement of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the groin level. It is termed meralgia parasthetica. It tends to be more common in overweight people and people who sit for prolonged periods like truck drivers. It is more of a nuisance symptom but may persist. A neurologist could confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Meralgia: You describe an issue with lateal femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh, c/w compression at pelvis, which causes all of your symptoms. Benign, but annoying, and you could take nerve pain suppressant meds, but if you avoid tight clothes, belts about waist, may well find slow remission. Check with your doctor to confirm these comments. ...Read more
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