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I have severe tingling in legs in the evening?

I have severe tingling in legs in the evening?

Seek help in person: While this could be related to something like restless legs - tingling is a much less common description of symtpoms. This could also represent some sort of physical compromise of the sensory nerves of the legs but also could be some other process compromising the nerves and that's important to find out sooner rather later. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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How can I treat sciatica naturally, especially at the stage of increasing numbness and tingling of leg?

How can I treat sciatica naturally, especially at the stage of increasing numbness and tingling of leg?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Lower back tingling , left leg

Lower back tingling , left leg

What's your question: We need more info regarding your post. Low back pain from high velocity or energy injury & trauma is more worrisome. Numbness, tingling & weakness of a leg is worrisome. So is incontinence & inability to walk normally. Most low back pain from low energy injury will resolve in 6wks. Check out http://www.Choosingwisely.Org/doctor-patient-lists/american-academy-of-family-physicians/ re xrays/imaging. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling up leg when I flex my toes?

What can cause tingling up leg when I flex my toes?

Multiple reasons: initially would consider some musculoskeletal issue. Good chiropractor may help ...Read more

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Tingling in leg x 3 weeks. Not diabetic. What is the most common cause?

Tingling in leg x 3 weeks. Not diabetic. What is the most common cause?

Lumbar radiculopathy: or lumbar disc/nerve root irritation or compression. Get seen adap. You may need nerve conduction studueus and an MRI of your lumbar spine. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and tingling in legs?

What can cause dizziness and tingling in legs?

Various causes: Tingling of legs can be caused by neuropathy, deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, vitamin B12 or multiple sclerosis. Lightheadedness can be due to low or high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm,anemia. Vertigo is seen in inner ear or cerebellar disorders. See MD for testing if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Tingling down leg five days after massage. Possibly from walking on back?

Tingling down leg five days after massage. Possibly from walking on back?

Could be: And if anyone hasn't told you, walking on the back sounds like a great idea but it's too much weight and force on the spine from above. I'd recommend against it. As far as the tingling, it could be from a nerve being pinched. Hopefully the aggressive massage didn't cause a disk problem. See your family md for eval. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

Irritated nerve: Often sciatic nerve pinching or paroneal nerve pinching causes this. Neuological examination and EMG may be needed. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms tingling in legs, pain in back during sex considered disabled?

Are the symptoms tingling in legs, pain in back during sex considered disabled?

Tingling during sex: I assume that you get these symptoms only during sex - then this is not a disability - nice try though. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes tingling in legs and arms?

Please tell me what causes tingling in legs and arms?

Many things: Parasthesias (tingling) can be caused by polyneuropathy of any cause, ms, cord syndromes, and as a side effects of medications (carbonic anhydrase inhibitors like topamax, (topiramate) Diamox and zonegran.). ...Read more

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Lower back with tingling in legs and feet?

Lower back with tingling in legs and feet?

Many possibilities..: You may have a pinched nerve due to a variety of possible reasons. See your primary care physician who may order some x-rays and possibly an mri. You may need a referral to an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more

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Can piriformis muscle syndrome cause sciatica type symptoms (pain and tingling in legs). Can you suggest anything that may help relieve it?

Can piriformis muscle syndrome cause sciatica type symptoms (pain and tingling in legs).  Can you suggest anything that may help relieve it?

Suggestions: Yes, if sciatic is caught by buttock muscles, pain can simulate a pinched nerve from the back, BUT you describe issues in "legs", and the bilaterality causes some concern regarding lumbar stenosis vrs peripheral neuropathy. First, get diagnosis confirmed, then if appropriate, try physical therapy or osteopathy. ...Read more

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ElevALT-70. M-33-don't drink-don't smoke-never drugs, married & monogamous.Went to dr for numbness/tingling in legs.Ca-10.4 vitd25-0H -27. Means what?

Mostly normal: The labs generally are within normal limits, although the ALT is slightly elevated of little concern. I do find the Vitamin D on the low side, as prefer levels of 50-70 ng/ml. None of this reveals cause of leg symptoms. Several potential causes. A neurologist could help sort out. ...Read more

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My right foot is tingling and leg is cramping, what can cause this?

My right foot is tingling and leg is cramping, what can cause this?

Foot tingling: Consider possible neuropathy, pinched nerve in the foot or in the spine, cramping from dehydration or electrolyte imbalance, variant of plantar fasciitis, stress fracture, among others. ...Read more

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Asking a question for 28 yr old daughter. She has sudden chronic anemia (within last year) and has no diagnosis. Now has tingling in legs; memory ?

Asking a question for 28 yr old daughter.  She has sudden chronic anemia  (within last year) and has no diagnosis. Now has tingling in legs; memory ?

Symptoms are : Related to her anemia. Could have lupus , or underlying autoimmune diseases on top of chronic anemia. She needs to be worked up or followed by hematologist and or rheumatologist . Please discuss with her physician ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Leg Tingling (Definition)

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