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Why do my legs feel numb after drinking dom?

Why do my legs feel numb after drinking dom?

Depressant: Alcohol is a depressant, it affects the nervous and circulatory systems which can create your sensory experiences, especially if you haven't eaten, are fatigued or stand after sitting. Talk to your doctor about this affect and how alcohol fits in your health and lifestyle choices. ...Read more

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Why do my arms and legs feel numbed? I've been feeling this for a week.

Why do my arms and legs feel numbed? I've been feeling this for a week.

? stress: There are many causes but if you are not diabetic or suffer from any other major disorder it may have a simple explanation at your age such as anxiety and hyperventilation If it persists or progresses see an MD ...Read more

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Can thyroids make my legs feel numb?

Can thyroids make my legs feel numb?

Numbness hypothyroid: Numbness of legs not a classical sign of hypothyroidb12 deficiency due to pernicious anemia can coexist and should be looked for also entrapment neuropathy is more common. ...Read more

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My legs feel numb my hads shaky tired all the time n sometimes double vision?

My legs feel numb my hads shaky tired all the time n sometimes double vision?

Different causes: Would like to know for how long this is going on. Any neck or low back pain? Any headaches? If so, CNS pathology could be considered such as myelopathy, myelitis, MS, etc. Other things in differential :NMJ problem such as myasthenia or lambert eaton if bulbar symptoms like mouth drooling present. Neuropathies like guillan barre or miller fisher or myopathies could also be entertained. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower back pain when I'm laying down and doing certain movements. I have had my legs feel numb at sometime. What do you suggest I do?

I am experiencing lower back pain when I'm laying down and doing certain movements. I have had my legs feel numb at sometime. What do you suggest I do?

It may be the pregna: It may be your pregnancy but it would be wise to see your physician and get this evaluated. Your obstetriciation can also clarify and you may f necessary you may even need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in legs?

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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How can you get rid of a numb leg?

See a neurologist: First you need to find the cause of numb. Once you know then appropriate treatment could be possible. ...Read more

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Cyst on my ovarie make leg feel numb?

Cyst on my ovarie make leg feel numb?

How big is it?: An ovarian cyst would have to be huge to press on spinal roots or it would have to be an invasive or metastatic lesion invading the area of the spinal roots to your leg.
More likely its something else. Either way it needs a good diagnostic workup. ...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

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What can I do about numbness in both legs?

See your doctor: There are a variety of conditions that cause numbness in both legs---some are easier to treat than other. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...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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Could my right leg go numb from an epidural?

Could my right leg go numb from an epidural?

Absolutely: The local anesthetic used can do it.

The needle used for the injection can hit a nerve.

If it doesn't go away see the doctor that did the epidural injection. ...Read more

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Why is the upper-front of my right leg numb?

Likely: Nerve entrapment or injury. Also consider vitamin deficiency, diabetes or hormonal issues ie thyroid. If persists or worsens, will require physician eval possible labs and/or imaging. ...Read more

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Is a scar on your leg that's gone numb serious?

Is a scar on your leg that's gone numb serious?

No: Scars are usually" numb" to start with.. It has not become numb suddenly, but you have just noticed it. Over a period of time some feeling will come back. Different scar will have different type of feeling if one looks at it critically. ...Read more

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Can nerves make your legs numb while your sitting?

Can nerves make your legs numb while your sitting?

Neuropathy: Yes, numbness can be due to nerve irritation or damage, whether from pressure eg carpal tunnel syndrome or excess glucose eg diabetes. ...Read more

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Please tell me can diabetes cause numbness in legs?

Please tell me can diabetes cause numbness in legs?

Absolutely: Peripheral neuropathy, the fancy doctor words for abnormal nerve function in the extremities, is a well known side effect of diabetes. That's why diabetics have to pay special attention to their feet and legs. You can develop nerve problems and injure yourself and not even not I ...Read more

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Cause of rightt leg below calf numbness, tightness?

Cause of rightt leg below calf numbness, tightness?

Below the knee: Go to a professional who can do a proper exam to exclude problems with you circulation. More likely it is due to a nerve damage problem. It could be anywhere from where the nerve starts in the spinal cord to the more distant (peripheral0 part of the nerve. ...Read more

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I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

Depends: Could be from nerve compression in the spine. Your age and amount of disk degeneration in the spine will affect this.
If you get quick relief after sitting to rest, then it surely sounds like nerve compression. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon for eval. ...Read more

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I got stung by a scorpion and my leg is numb, what to do?

I got stung by a scorpion and my leg is numb, what to do?

Get to an ER: If your leg is numb after a scorpion sting, this is a more serious reaction and needs urgent medical attention. Anaphylaxis can happen. Please don't wait for an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Both of my legs went numb and now there in pain what to do?

See a doctor: For a physical exam and imaging. This could be a serious problem if you had numbness in both legs. There could be a problem with your spine causing nerve compression. ...Read more

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Why does my left leg get numb for no reason and feels cold?

Why does my left leg get numb for no reason and feels cold?

Formal Evaluation: There are many possibilities, including lower back problems, nerve problems of the leg and vascular problems. You should see a neurologist for a formal evaluation. ...Read more

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Post-delivery leg numbness. Was I pushing in stirrups too long?

Post-delivery leg numbness. Was I pushing in stirrups too long?

Two likely causes: Positioning of your legs could have resulted in nerve compression (especially the common peroneals) pressure of the baby's body during passage thru the birth can could have compressed the sacral plexus, a large group of nerves to each leg. Either way numbness can last from days to many months depending on severity. If in doubt about diagnosis, see neurologist and have an emg. ...Read more

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If 2 times out of a week my arm or leg go numb. Is there a problem?

If 2 times out of a week my arm or leg go numb. Is there a problem?

Not normal: If your arms goes numb that mean problem with one of the nerves in the upper exttremties or the neck area, do you do special work when this happen?
If continue check it out? ...Read more

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My left leg numb, feels like it does not belong to me what is weong?

My left leg numb, feels like it does not belong to me what is weong?

Could be dangerous: Like a blood clot or stroke. Given your history of hypertension, you should be seen and should not wait. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lite pain in tailbone and slight numbness in left leg with lite pain?

Lite pain in tailbone and slight numbness in left leg with lite pain?

Depending on how --: Long your symptoms have been going on for, I would be concerned about the numbness that your experiencing.
You need to see your pcp to start a workup with a hx, physical examination, appropriate investigations, and most likely a referral to an orthopod. For the specific treatment you require.
Good luck. ...Read more