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Are any special tests needed, or can a regular doctor see me for my leg numbness?
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Holly Barth
General Practice
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In brief: Go to your PCP
Go to your primary care physician.
They can asses if your numbness is due to something they can easily treat and manage for you. If it is something more complicated, they can refer you to a specialist.

In brief: Go to your PCP
Go to your primary care physician.
They can asses if your numbness is due to something they can easily treat and manage for you. If it is something more complicated, they can refer you to a specialist.
Holly Barth
Holly Barth
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Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Neurosurgery
In brief: No
You should first see your primary/regular doctor and if he/she thinks it is a neurologic disorder or a problem with the nerves he/she can refer you to a neurologist for further evaluation.

In brief: No
You should first see your primary/regular doctor and if he/she thinks it is a neurologic disorder or a problem with the nerves he/she can refer you to a neurologist for further evaluation.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
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