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I have a feeling of numbness in my outside left thigh which

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I have a feeling of numbness in my outside left thigh which worsens with any amount of standing. this has been occurring for about 18 months. I went to a walk in centre about a year ago and the doctor suggested I may have a trapped nerve. The problem is now beginning to affect my outside right thigh and I cannot see that a trapped nerve would cause this. There is no burning feeling but an occasional itchiness

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From what you have posted you may have compression of your sciatic nerve.

You need to consult with your GP and see about getting an MRI done.

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