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Leg Numbness and itching

Age 53, Male - I am experiencing some numbness in the right leg along with an itching sensation - This has been going on for some time now. This is just above the right knee area.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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Dear patient
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum
you have got hyper tension in lower limb.they have many cause,like
(hypertension,gastric,neuralgic)but itching.....your potesium and magnisium channel are abnormal. so take adovice for all,any general physion.....
Thank you.........
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi Theerickstur, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Do you have backache? What is your Height and weight? Your History suggests you have a Prolapsed disc or Disc bulge which is causing nerve compression of the nerves coming out from the spinal cord leading to numbness and Pruritus. Kindle get a X ray done of your Lower back spine after consulting a Orthopedist and get yourself examined thoroughly. Give yourself some rest and if you smoke, quit.

Wish you Good Health.
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
Hello theerickstur
Welcome to health care magic forum
It is due to either compression or damage of nerve supplying that part of skin.So consult good neurologist & get it investigated & treated.
Wish you good health
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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