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Could a pinched nerve cause numbness, tingling and sharp shooting pains in the front/outer thigh area? There is also tender swelling around the knee.

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In brief: Short answer YES

The short answer to your question is yes.
The longer answer to your question is you need to be thoroughly examined by a neurologist and possibly undergo electrical as well as imaging diagnostics. Feel free to follow my webpage at www.healthtap.com/Drsaghafi choosing key code: PDXFNR in order to make a calendar appointment.

In brief: Short answer YES

The short answer to your question is yes.
The longer answer to your question is you need to be thoroughly examined by a neurologist and possibly undergo electrical as well as imaging diagnostics. Feel free to follow my webpage at www.healthtap.com/Drsaghafi choosing key code: PDXFNR in order to make a calendar appointment.
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