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Doctor insights on: What Causes Pain And Numbness Feeling Going Down Both Legs

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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 causes only numbness (no tingling at all, just feeling then all of a sudden numbness), in both legs, right arm, right side of face and neck?

What causes only numbness (no tingling at all, just feeling then all of a sudden numbness), in both legs, right arm, right side of face and neck?

Numbness : In young patients, demyelinating disorders is always a consideration. Other autoimmune disorders, or vitamin deficiencies may need to be excluded. Check with your physician for proper history and physical examination. This is the best way for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. Consider consultation with a neurologist. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Pain in my left leg from my knee down a lil numbness in my toes, I do have lower back problems can that be the cause? Also weakness in the am both legs sometimes

Pain in my left leg from my knee down a lil numbness in my toes, I do have lower back problems can that be the cause? Also weakness in the am both legs sometimes

See a back surgeon: You may well have spinal disc disease with consequent pressure on nerve roots exiting the spinal cord. Get this taken care of before you have permanent problems. ...Read more

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Hello when I am walking down staircase my right leg drags sometimes then when I was with both legs stop feel numbness what does this mean?

Hello when I am walking down staircase my right leg drags sometimes then when I was with both legs stop feel numbness what does this mean?

You should: describe these symptoms to your PCP (Primary Care Provider) since the "dragging leg" is a bit concerning! (Besides indicating possible MOTOR weakness it is a SAFETY issue occurring when it does. Your Spine may be the source of these symptoms.... Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What would cause an electrocution sensation to back of head with numbness in both legs ?

What would cause an electrocution sensation to back of head with numbness in both legs ?

Multiple things: One reason that comes to my mind is arthritis of the neck with pinched nerves. However, other more serious disorders such as multiple sclerosis or other structural issues need to be ruled out. If symptoms persist, I suggest you go for a consultation with a neurologist ...Read more

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I have numbness and tingling in both legs from the knee downward, and the same in both arms which has very gradually become more persistent.

I have numbness and tingling in  both legs from the knee downward, and the same in both arms which has very gradually become more persistent.

See your doctor. : You are describing symptoms of neuropathy. This can be seen with other medical conditions like diabetes as well. You should see your doctor about it. There are medications that could help you feel better. ...Read more

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I have just recently having numbness left thigh down to knee area had veins cartrized both legs had damage from blood leaking out into soft tissue ?

I have just recently having numbness left thigh down to knee area had veins cartrized both legs had damage from blood leaking out into soft tissue ?

Nerve damage: This may be nerve damage from your vein procedure. There is a good possibility that such damage will heal but it may take weeks or months. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more