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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Penis Numbness

Updated on Aug. 29, 2018

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced penis numbness. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Cauda Equina Syndrome (Rapid - Onset)

    Although leg pain is common and usually goes away without surgery, cauda equina syndrome, a rare disorder affecting the bundle of nerve roots (cauda equina) at the lower (lumbar) end of the spinal cord, is a surgical emergency.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    lower back pain, back pain that shoots to the butt, back pain that shoots down the leg, leg weakness, thigh numbness
    Urgency:
    Emergency medical service

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  2. 2.Cauda Equina Syndrome (Slow - Onset)

    Although leg pain is common and usually goes away without surgery, cauda equina syndrome, a rare disorder affecting the bundle of nerve roots (cauda equina) at the lower (lumbar) end of the spinal cord, is a surgical emergency.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    lower back pain, back pain that shoots to the butt, back pain that shoots down the leg, leg weakness, thigh numbness
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  3. 3.Lower Back (Sacral Vertebral) Fracture

    A sacral stress fracture is a small break in the sacrum. The sacrum is a large triangular bone at base of the spine. The sacrum connects to the pelvis.

    Variable depending on severity

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    lower back pain, back pain that shoots to the butt, back pain that shoots down the leg, severe back pain, lower back pain from an injury
    Symptoms that always occur with lower back (sacral vertebral) fracture:
    lower back pain from an injury
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Penis Numbness Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced penis numbness have also experienced:

    • 10% Testicle Numbness
    • 7% Impotence
    • 5% Penis Pain
  • People who have experienced penis numbness had symptoms persist for:

    • 33% Over a Month
    • 29% Less Than a Day
    • 25% Less Than a Week
  • People who have experienced penis numbness were most often matched with:

    • 41% Cauda Equina Syndrome (Rapid - Onset)
    • 35% Cauda Equina Syndrome (Slow - Onset)
    • 23% Lower Back (Sacral Vertebral) Fracture
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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