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Dr.Shakeel Ansari, Neurology Specialist
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I have meralgia-paresthetica, No Yesterday started, i was

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I have meralgia-paresthetica
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No Yesterday started
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Customer: i was wearing a corset
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Hello
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

hi, this is Dr. Ansari, welcome to JA

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

How do you know this is Meralgia Paresthetica?

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

Meralgia paresthetica is a medical condition resulting from compression (pressure on or squeezing) of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN). This large nerve supplies sensation to the front and side of your thigh.

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

Meralgia paresthetica results in sensations of aching, burning, numbness, or stabbing in the thigh area.

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

A number of conditions to exclude like, Lumbar Intervertebral disc disease, Fibroid if female.

You have to do an MRI of the lumbar and lower abdomen with pelvic regions.

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

For pain and numbness your GP can advise any of these, Gabapentine, Tegretal, Amitryptaline.

Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 19 days ago.

I will wait for your response.