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This symptom can also be referred to as:
Numb shin

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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Tibia 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 tibia numbness. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Restless Legs Syndrome (Rls)

    Restless Legs Syndrome is a common condition characterized by an urge to move the legs in order to stop unpleasant sensations.

    RLS is a chronic and incurable condition, but many have their symptoms improve with treatment.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    daytime sleepiness, trouble sleeping, tingling lower leg, restless legs, difficulty falling asleep
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Chemotherapy - Induced Nerve Damage

    Chemotherapy has many effects on the body. Some types of chemotherapy can cause irritation of the nerves in ones hands and feet, resulting in symptoms like pain, numbness or tingling.

    Symptoms can be reversible. In some cases, your chemotherapy regime needs to be adjusted to avoid permanent damage to the nerves.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    muscle aches, distal numbness, pain in both hands, pain in both feet, numbness
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Diabetic Neuropathy

    Diabetic neuropathy is a condition where pain, numbness, weakness, and motor loss occur in the limbs due to the effects of diabetes on the nerves.

    Symptoms can last a lifetime.

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    anxiety, depressed mood, trouble sleeping, diarrhea, fatigue
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Chronic Idiopathic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Nerve damage in the limbs can be caused by diabetes, toxic substances, immune system issues and low vitamin levels. However, in about one of every four cases no cause can be found and then the condition is called 'idiopathic'. Symptoms of nerve damage can be (burning) pain sensations, numbness, tingling and weakness in hands, feet or lower legs.

    This is a chronic condition.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    distal numbness, muscle aches, joint stiffness, numbness on both sides of body, loss of muscle mass
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Tibia Numbness

  • Q.Are you sleepy during the day?
  • Q.Have you been experiencing an unpleasant urge to move your legs?
  • Q.Are your symptoms worse during the late afternoon or night?
  • Q.Do you have trouble sleeping?

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Tibia Numbness Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced tibia numbness have also experienced:

    • 8% Tingling Lower Leg
    • 7% Foot Numbness
    • 5% Shin Pain
  • People who have experienced tibia numbness had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Less Than a Day
    • 21% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
  • People who have experienced tibia numbness were most often matched with:

    • 40% Chemotherapy - Induced Nerve Damage
    • 30% Restless Legs Syndrome (Rls)
    • 30% Diabetic Neuropathy
  • 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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