This question was answered on Mon 17, Aug 2009 12:14pm by Dr.Rohit Agarwal

NUMBNESS - What causes leg to go numb

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Answer by Dr.Rohit Agarwal  on Mon 17, Aug 2009 12:14pm:

Hello, the numbness is due to nerve disorder. In leg it is sciatica nerve which could be compressed. Take vitamin B12 and neurobion. Consult orthopedician. Take care. Thank you for writing to us.
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Comment by on Sat 26, Mar 2011 12:40pm:
Numb legs could be from poor circulation . Use soft pillow under legs. Some specific type of leg exercise might be helpful.

Comment by on Wed 25, May 2011 01:02am:
This can be due to parasthesia skin. Parasthesias are common in alcoholics and metabolic disorders like diabetes, hypothyroidism, and hypoparathyroidism. They can also be due to peripheral vascular disease, vitamin B12 deficiency or malnutrition.

Comment by Emma on Tue 26, Jul 2011 06:51pm:
Hi, could u tell me what's up with my left leg it goes numb from my hip down i have been getting this ever since i had an eipdural 11months ago my leg was numb when i got it and midwife had to move it for me. Is this normal?

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