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What could produce numbness in back?

What could produce numbness in back?

Neuropathy: Really depends upon where in the back you're talking about. It can be due to a neuritis which is an inflammation of the nerves. We sometimes see this after someone has had an epidural. Your numbness could also be due to disk or facet disease. Only a proper history and physical exam by your physician can shed light on the subject. ...Read more

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Ive been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be ?

Ive been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be  ?

Spasmor nerve/strain: depends on cause; lifting with strain , bad body mechanics prior could be pinched nerve or disc of lumbar vertebrea out , or spasm or if radiates to buttock/leg sciatica, large nerve running down back of leg. depends on your age , if other different areas and times or imbalance, blurred vision temproray be aware of multiple sclerosis but way to early to tell , see dr for test if gets worse/persi ...Read more

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Ivw been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be ?

Ivw been having this numbness feeling on thw right side of my back it only last a few seconds and goes away what can it be   ?

Nerve: This may be a mild irritation or irritability of a superficial nerve in your back and such conditions usually resolve without any specific treatment. In any event it doesn't sound like a serious problem that needs investigation at this time, but see your physician if symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Am a 26 yo female. Since delivery 10 months ago have been getting numbness in the upper right part of the back + other parts of the body. Why is that?

Am a 26 yo female. Since delivery 10 months ago have been getting numbness in the upper right part of the back + other parts of the body. Why is that?

See a neurologist: Numbness in different locations of the body is not typically associated with pregnancy. Occasionally, pregnant women can get sensory symptoms in the lateral thigh, a condition called meralgia paresthetica which is due to pressure on a nerve. Other neurological conditions can appear after pregnancy. A person with unusual sensory symptoms after pregnancy should be checked by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Numbness in left abdomen that wraps to back?

Numbness in left abdomen that wraps to back?

Nerve compression: Sounds like a nerve compression possibly in the high lumbar area or one of several small nerves occasionally subject to injury. See a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Why the numbness and the pain in the midsection and back after c sections? How to treat this?

Why the numbness and the pain in the midsection and back after c sections? How to treat this?

See below: After a c-section there may be some numbness in the midsection due to the irritation of some of the abdominal nerves by the operation. This numbness will slowly improve over time (months). The numbness in the back should resolve more quickly since it is probably due to the anesthesia. If it does not resolve within a week i would talk to your OB surgeon or your anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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What could sharp pains that run up my back that cause numbness to my face be?

What  could sharp pains that run up my back that cause numbness to my face be?

Nerve irritation: The sensation you describe is a paresthesia. Causes include local nerve injury, kidney stones, and more rarely infections, lack of blood flow, genetic conditions, medication side effects and vitamin deficiencies. New, severe, or persistent symptoms are worthy of an office visit to check for these conditions. ...Read more

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Hi.been experiencing tingling or a bit of numbness at my back specially when im standing. it usually lasts for a few seconds but frequently?

? nerve irritated: These symptoms usually mean a nerve is irritated but it sounds like a superficial nerve that runs through a muscle.. You probably need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Numbness at the back of my head and i get really sensitive all over.Not sure but i think i hit the back of my head 2 months ago.Its off and on..

Numbness at the back of my head and i get really    sensitive all over.Not sure but i think i hit the back of my head 2 months ago.Its off and on..

Get it checked out.: You've got to see a doctor and get this evaluated asap! you might have just pulled a few muscles back there and bruised yourself but you also might have done something to your neck vertebrae and so be one jolt away from a serious neurological injury. So go see your doctor fast, get examined, and make sure it isn't serious. Good luck! ...Read more

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