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Upper Leg Numbness Checker

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Your Upper Leg Numbness May Also be Known as:
Can't feel leg
Can't feel upper leg
Loss of sensation
Loss of sensation on leg
Loss of sensation on upper leg

Top 2 Upper Leg Numbness Causes

  1. 1.Repetitive Strain Injury of the Quadriceps

    Repetitive strain injury of the upper leg is caused by consistent repetitive use.

    You do not need treatment, just rest from your overuse. Wearing a brace and physical therapy might be helpful.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    upper leg numbness, thigh pain from overuse, thigh weakness
    Symptoms that always occur with repetitive strain injury of the quadriceps:
    thigh pain from overuse
    Symptoms that never occur with repetitive strain injury of the quadriceps:
    upper leg injury, severe upper leg pain
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Repetitive Strain Injury of the Hamstring

    Repetitive strain injury of the upper leg is caused by consistent repetitive use.

    You do not need treatment, just rest from your overuse. Wearing a brace and physical therapy might be helpful.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    upper leg numbness, hamstring pain from overuse, thigh weakness
    Symptoms that always occur with repetitive strain injury of the hamstring:
    hamstring pain from overuse
    Symptoms that never occur with repetitive strain injury of the hamstring:
    upper leg injury, severe upper leg pain
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Upper Leg Numbness

  • Q.Is your upper leg numbness constant or come-and-go?
  • Q.Do you currently smoke?
  • Q.Is your lower leg numbness getting better or worse?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our upper leg numbness symptom checker.

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Upper Leg Numbness Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced upper leg numbness have also experienced:

    • 9% Lower Leg Numbness
    • 7% Foot Numbness
    • 4% Hip Numbness
  • People who have experienced upper leg numbness had symptoms persist for:

    • 34% Less Than a Day
    • 31% Over a Month
    • 20% Less Than a Week

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