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Whats Causing Numbness In My Calf
Several: -sitting or standing in the same position for a long time -shingles -lack of blood supply to an area like frostbite - pressure on peripheral nerves from tumors , scar tissues or enlarged blood vessels - injury to a nerve -medical conditions like diabetes, migraine, stroke , carpal tunnel syndrome, multiple sclerosis -abnormal levels of calcium, potassium or sodium -nerve damage due to lead, alcohol. ...Read more
Go to the ER: Calf pain with related numbness below can be a serious sign. You should probably go to the er to make sure you don't have a DVT (blood clot.) another possible serious diagnosis is peripheral arterial disease (pad) in which the pain and numbness are the result of the circulation being cut off. Of course many causes can be benign, but you need to rule out the serious causes first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi .. What can cause ;leg numbness, just the leg part, not knee not calf not thigh not foot... Anything to do with nf2?
Could be: One of the superficial cutaneous nerves in the leg may be affected by a neurofibroma. ...Read more
Can a slipped lumbar disk cause sharp calf, arch cramps, occasional line of pain down back of leg, occasional numbness in calf with mild cramping?
Calf cramps and numbness r leg. Arch cramps. Sometimes tender to touch. Slightly collapsed arch history of sciatica. Dr doesn't think clot. Causes?
Ligament injury: The ligaments that support the arch or your feet are damaged. They can make the back pain worse. Prolotherapy can deal with the problems and force the body to heal and relieve the pains. Visit www.Getprolo.Com , www.Proloshot.Com, or www.Aaomed.Org for information and to find a doctor tro help you get out of pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a disc problem cause random sharp cramps in calf, numbness on n off in calf, occasional line of sciatica like pain, and flank pain, arch cramps?
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
Several Causes: There are several causes of leg numbness but most are associated with the compression of the nerves that supply the leg. By compressing these nerves, either in the spine or at a local level, you will experience numbness. If your symptoms are sudden and last for several hours without improvement please see your primary care physician. ...Read more
Pressure on Nerve: Numbness in leg only when sitting is most likely from pressure on a nerve. It could be from a wallet in the back pocket, or your spine out of alignment and even a spinal disc starting to bulge. Try doing some back stretches for a couple of days. If it doesn't go away on its own, I'd recommend a few visits to a chiropractor and then a family doctor if not improved. ...Read more
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
See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more
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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