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What Causes Numbness Around Knee Along With Back Pain?

hi. I had some numbness around my right knee a week ago. two days ago, my back has been hurting. I didn t take any medicines. Now the numbness is spreading across the body upwards. While body movements are fine, i can feel the numbness too. it has spread till face. I have a history of slip disc. Have a weak spine and am overweight. How alarmed should i be about this numbness ?
Tue, 20 Sep 2016
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it is necessary for u to be alrmed with due to ur past history of disc prolapse and over weight .i advice u to consult ur orthopedician and have the necessary investgation done.the best invt for ur condition is mri ls spine with whole spine screening which would help u in visualization of ur defective site.and i also recommend u to loss weight in a regular and healthy manner with regular exercise
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What Causes Numbness Around Knee Along With Back Pain?

it is necessary for u to be alrmed with due to ur past history of disc prolapse and over weight .i advice u to consult ur orthopedician and have the necessary investgation done.the best invt for ur condition is mri ls spine with whole spine screening which would help u in visualization of ur defective site.and i also recommend u to loss weight in a regular and healthy manner with regular exercise