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numbness/hip/back pain

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  • Posted By: iris1957
  • June 10, 2011
  • 08:39 PM

hi there wonder if anything similar to me and if theyve foud out what it could be!
over a year ago i started to have sort of tingly feeling in my shins,after been to docs they gave me support stocking which didnt help ,6 months down the line i started getting hip and back pain, given diclofenic.not helped much either, then the annoying thing which bothers me a lot is now i get tingling on my tongue and lips as if ive been given an injection of cocaine sometimesfeel as though lps are swelling but dont look it, it seems to be worse when my hip and back are sore but docs say not related? but it certainly feels like it s . ive had a mri head scan it came back ok. any one had anything similar?

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  • Not sure about the lips or shins, but hip and back pain especially if it shoots down your legs could be sciatica. It can cause tingling and numbness in your back, hips and legs too. And if your sciatica is caused by a pinched nerve, then that could cause other strange sensations, so maybe they are related? I've been dealing with sciatica for several months and it really is painful. I'm trying some physical therapy but so far it hasn't helped much. Hopefully you can find a treatment that works for you!
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