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I am having numbness in my left leg and arm. I was in a major car accident about a year ago. Could they be related?
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Brain injury
Numbness in the left leg and arm can be caused by a brain injury.
When do you think the symptoms started? If they started just after your accident, there is a good chance they are related. If they started recently, it is not likely they are related to the accident one year ago. Numbness covering a large area is an important symptom that should be checked out fast.

In brief: Brain injury
Numbness in the left leg and arm can be caused by a brain injury.
When do you think the symptoms started? If they started just after your accident, there is a good chance they are related. If they started recently, it is not likely they are related to the accident one year ago. Numbness covering a large area is an important symptom that should be checked out fast.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Its possible
What was the damage to your body when you were in the car accident? Did you have x-rays and mri? What did they show? Certainly, whiplash and back issues can occur in a car accident.
It is entirely possible that initial damage deteriorated and caused the problem you have now. Another words, if you weren't in the accident - would you have the problem.? You ask could they be related. I say yes.

In brief: Its possible
What was the damage to your body when you were in the car accident? Did you have x-rays and mri? What did they show? Certainly, whiplash and back issues can occur in a car accident.
It is entirely possible that initial damage deteriorated and caused the problem you have now. Another words, if you weren't in the accident - would you have the problem.? You ask could they be related. I say yes.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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