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What Would Cause A Thigh To Be Numb
1 nerve!: On the thumb side; it's the radial nerve. On the pinkie side, and this is more common, its the ulnar nerve. Could also be higher up in a nexus called the brachial plexus. Ulnar nerve has a notch at the elbow causing the "funny bone" sensation. Can also happen from sleepin in a vulnerable position that causes pressure on the nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ent did a walking balance test, found I lean noticeably to the right.... How serious could this be or what is it likely to be if not inner ear?
What autoimmune disease could cause a significant decrease in sensation from head to toe and if not why would this not be possible?
Autoimmune: Complex question. Any autoimmune disorder that can alter the central nervous system could cause sensory changes. Ms, lupus, sjogren's and many diseases that are not exactly autoimmune but cause inflammation or demyelination can cause this (b12 deficiency, et al). There are some peripheral neuropathies that can be autoimmune and cause numbness. See a good neurologist. ...Read more
See your Doctor: It may be a cyst or a growth or it could be a keloid. You should see your doctor and let him/her examine you and tell you as to what it could be and the needed treatment. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a numb finger, without any injury? Something maybe happening to the nerve?
Yes: A lot of us have pinching of the nerves in the neck with no symptoms. ...Read more
Typically not.....: Spinal hemangimoas are typically not a source of pain. However, they are rarely symptomatic and may require therapy. In this case you may be referred to a pain specialist and possibly an interventional radiologist. ...Read more
Swollen labia: You have labia minora and majora. Swelling may be normal or abnormal especially if unilateral. It may be associated with benign or malignant conditions but it is difficult to tell from a description. If you have any questions, you should meet with your gynecologist http://www.bodysculptor.com/genital-rejuvenation/labiaplasty/ ...Read more
What causes fluid to be on your back in a emg test by putting a needle and seeing puss why would it be there?
My hand fell asleep: Yes and no. A bruise of the skin often is discolored, due to some changes in blood products. A nerve would not have this kind of reaction. A nerve can be damaged by trauma, and even mild damage can cause symptoms of numbness and tingling. Compression of an arm or leg that causes a feeling of "falling asleep" is due to nerve compression of this kind. ...Read more
It is flat behind my optical nerve. Going to have an MRI. In meantime, wondering if this could be normal/ok to have? or if usually means a problem.
What kind of treatment is available for neck an head pain related to what is thought to be a pinched nerve?
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