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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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What can cause leg numbness if an MRI and nerve test both came out negative?

What can cause leg numbness if an MRI and nerve test both came out negative?

Multiple possibility: I recommend you see a good neurologist. Ther are many possibilities, including spinal cord, nerve pbs, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis etc. Please see a neurologist. You can get a referral from calling your local hospital, or call director of a neuro ICU and speak to the director for the name of the best neurologist in town. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness of the hands and legs and weakness all over?

What can cause numbness of the hands and legs and weakness all over?

Several potentials: Assuming this is bilateral and symmetrical, there may be a peripheral neuropathy. However, spinal cord compression in the neck can cause this. Rarely, ms might present in this fashion. Since there are multiple underlying causes, it is best to see your physician, and obtain a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Can anxiety attacks cause numbness in legs?

Can anxiety attacks cause numbness in legs?

No: not directly. There is no true nerve impingement to cause that. However a true panic attack can have a overall sensation that can sometimes feel all over. ...Read more

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What spider bites cause numbness in legs and arms?

What spider bites cause numbness in legs and arms?

None: Spider bites do not usually cause these symptoms. Anxiety could. It would be extremely rare that a black widow bite could cause these symptoms, but as I stated earlier, the typical black widow symptoms is severe pain. Usually in the abdomen. Not extremity numbness. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in legs?

Multifactorial: Sometimes it is simply positioning. If it only happens during certain activities (sitting a certain way) it is probably blood flow or nerve positioning related. If it is happening more and more and becoming progressive it could an early sign of a neurological disease process. See your regular doctor to help delineate this. ...Read more

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What causes tailbone pain and leg numbness?

What causes tailbone pain and leg numbness?

Most plausible cause: of your symptoms seems to be irritation of a nerve in your Lumbar spine, either from a disc herniation, arthritis, disc-facet joint complex, or some other space occupying lesion. Check with an orthopod and be examined and investigated, so treatment could be started. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in butt, groin and legs?

What causes numbness in butt, groin and legs?

See below: This could be from a variety of sources, however, the most likely is a compression of the nerve fibers from you spinal cord to these areas. Have an urgent care center or spine service (neuro or ortho) check you out and suggest remedies. ...Read more

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What causes numbness, to akur in legs and hands?

What causes numbness, to akur in legs and hands?

Diabetes: If you have a family history, waking at night to go to the bathroom, get checked out. ...Read more

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What causes numbness of the arms and legs?

What causes numbness of the arms and legs?

Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician. ...Read more

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What are some cause on numbness and pain in the leg?

What are some cause on numbness and pain in the leg?

Pain and numbness : Numbness is a reflection that a nerve can be involved. This can be a peripheral nerve or nerves or a pinching in your leg from a disc in your back (or something else doing the pinching). In more uncommon cases poisons such as alcohol, lead, solvents, mercury, arsenic can do it. Rare genetic conditions can cause it. Most cases are due to low back problems or diabetes. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in my lower leg?

What  causes numbness in my lower leg?

Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy. ...Read more

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What causes numbness on my leg after abortion?

What causes numbness on my leg after abortion?

Nerve: Leg numbness following a surgical procedure may be associated with positioning, and typically most situations totally resolve within 3 or 4 wks. If this continues, or you develop pain or weakness, contact your physician. ...Read more

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What are some cause on numbness in the right leg?

What are some cause on numbness in the right leg?

Possible nerve compr: Pain in one leg may be due to either pressure on a nerve or maybe secondary to spine problems. Rarely vascular insufficency can also produce theses symptoms, disc prolapse especially to one side can also do this. ...Read more

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Excruciating leg pain, causes numbness, what to do?

See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more

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What causes your hole leg to feel numb but when you touch it it's not numb? I have feeling. but a sensation of numbness?

What causes your hole leg to feel numb but when you touch it it's not numb? I have feeling. but a sensation of numbness?

Nerve irritation: When one is having the numb sensation of a leg, this would suggest nerve irritation in the back possibly from a disc in the back irritating a nerve. Circulation issues could cause numbness but pain, color changes, and temperature changes would suggest blood flow issues. You might benefit from a good physical exam by a medical provider ...Read more

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What cause numbness in your leg and foot?

What cause numbness in your leg and foot?

Probably nerve: Compression in the spine. Could be another cause but this one is most likely. See a pain specialist for a good physical exam and an MRI which may or may not show disk herniation in the spine. ...Read more