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numbness in right leg from hip to foot. feels like numb when

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numbness in right leg from hip to foot. feels like numb when you sleep on it wrong.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

hello

Mysticdoc :

thanks for your question.

Mysticdoc :

this is likely from nerve impingement ('pinched nerve) at your lower back.

Mysticdoc :

arthritis at lower spine usually causes this.

Mysticdoc :

you should consider the stretching exercises at home as shown in these videos:

JACUSTOMER-qtk7gbdb- :

i have a internal medicine doctor but of course its the weekend what would be treatment until i get to see him/

Mysticdoc :

Please also consider seeing a physical therapist for guided exercise program to strengthen your lower back muscles & release the pressure on the nerves.

Mysticdoc :

you can take ibuprofen for pain and discomfort for now.

Mysticdoc :

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JACUSTOMER-qtk7gbdb- :

FINGERS ON RIGHT HAND NUMBNESS

Mysticdoc :

that is laso due to the nerve impingement at wrist also known as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Mysticdoc :

please use a wrist splint to immobilize your wrist especially at night time.

Mysticdoc :

your symptoms will usually improve over time.

Mysticdoc :

please also get checked for following conditions like diabetes, thyroid disease & vitamin B12 deficiency which can cause these symptoms as well.

Mysticdoc :

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