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Having numb leg without pain. Have elevated cholesteral reading. On simvastisin. Is it due to the medicine?

Hi, I ve been experiencing a slight to moderate numbness in my right lower leg for about 6 six weeks. No pain involved. I m fairly active, I walk about 1 mile every morning. I m 62 years old, am not and have never been overweight . I do have an elevated cholesteral reading, and have been taking Simvastisin for about 6 months. Could the numbness be a result of the medication it something I need to have checked by my doctor?
Asked On : Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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Simvastatin doesn't reported to cause numbness in lower limbs. Most Usual cause of numbness is deficiency of Vit B12.
So I'll advise you to take Vitamin B12 supplementation along with your ongoing medication.
Try to start sleeping on Orthopedic Mattress.

Wishing for your good Health.
Answered: Fri, 29 Nov 2013
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