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Shooting pain, numbness in thighs, moving down leg, dizziness, buzzing sound in ears. Nerve damage?

Hi, my name is XXXXXX, since May of 2012 i have been in pain with numbness and shooting pain in my left and inner thigh going down my leg,i had tests done and they said that i have nerve damage, bu no one knows what is causing it, i feel dizzy, light headed, lose focus and have buzzing sound in my right ear. is this all related to my nerve damage ?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.
Your symptoms could be due to a pinched nerve in the lumbar region (lower back), which can cause pain, numbness and shooting pain in leg and thigh. This can be confirmed by doing an MRI scan of the lumbar spine region.
However, buzzing sound in the ear and light-headedness are not related to this problem. Please consult an ENT doctor also for evaluation.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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