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Why Do My Legs Feel Numb
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
My legs feel numb on the inside but I can still feel perfectly fine if I touch the outside. Recent extensive testing showed nothing abnormal?
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Spinal stenosis: Or a midline disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
No: Something else is going on. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more
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
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
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