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Why am I having numbness in my thigh ? What does cluster in terms of leg cellulitis mean ?

I get a numb feeling in thigh area of the leg can you suggest to me what it is I have celluitis in my left leg and have just had fluid drained from the back of my calf muscle. Are you able to tell me what a cluster is in terms of leg celluitis?
Wed, 4 May 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
u have skin and its lower layer infection,its known as cellulitis
numbness is due to involvement of some nerve in it
so the drainage area of it feel numb
take care of cellulitis and consult doctor for same
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
How old are you? Are you Diabetic? Your symptoms suggest Peripheral Neuropathy. For this you will have to get yourself examined by a Neurologist as you will need medications.

Wish you Good Health.
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