Numbness

Loss of sensation in any part of the body is called numbness. It is usually caused by damage, irritation, or compression of one or more nerves that supply the numb area. The conditions that cause numbness are neuralgia, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, spinal cord injury, stroke, and fracture.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

What is the reason for pain in my knees and numbness in my leg?

Query: Hello doctor, My left leg is numb when I stand up and walk, and I feel like there is a bruise when I press it hard. There is also some pain in the knee when I bend it.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The information provided is very scanty, and it is rather difficult to give you any important advice. Please let me know the exact symptoms that you have had, and the duration, location and nature of the pain, relieving factors, and injury locally or to the back, as we...  Read Full »

Why do I have chronic back pain with tingling and numbness in my left leg?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old. I have chronic back pain. I would like to have a second opinion about my last MRI scan. I have chronic back pain for the past five years. I have tingling and numbness in my left leg with pain on my big toe for the past three months. My report has the following feature...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Keyword - back pain Hello, Ideally I would have like to see the films myself as the interpretation of an opinion without clinical examination findings had a limited value. It is obvious from the report that the Neves care not being compressed either in the canal or in the lateral recess. The probl...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest treatment for numbness in calf muscles.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a constant numbness in my left calf for over two months. I have almost zero feeling when touched, pinched, burned and poked. It does not cause me any pain whatsoever apart from irregular shooting pain when crouching. I cannot find any information on this symptom.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Which part of the calf is the numbness situated? Back or the front? Injury to the tibial sensory portion of the sciatic nerve can lead to numbness in the back of the calf while the injury to the common peroneal portion will lead to numbness to the front and side in t...  Read Full »

My neck has become very stiff that I cannot rotate my head easily in either direction. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My neck has become very stiff that I cannot rotate my head easily in either direction. Even after two months of exercise (self-selected), there is no improvement. What could be possible causes and possible solutions?  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it just a stiff neck or also do you have electric shooting pain in the arms and numbness or weakness? If it is only the former, then, oddly, the stiffness has not improved over a period is two months. I will advise you to have an X-ray cervical spine AP and latera...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue



Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.