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Groin numbness

Groin numbness: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Groin numbness:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Groin numbness. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Groin numbness: Symptom Checker

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Groin numbness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Groin numbness

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Misdiagnosis and Groin numbness

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes...read more »

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Groin numbness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Groin numbness

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How Common are these Causes of Groin numbness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Groin numbness. Of the 10 causes of Groin numbness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Groin numbness:

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Causes of Groin numbness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Groin numbness based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Groin numbness:

    Numbness (497 causes), Groin symptoms (51 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Groin numbness:

    Groin pain (37 causes), Leg numbness (73 causes), Genital numbness, Groin symptoms (51 causes), Environment, Peripheral Vascular disease, Neurological disease, Diabetes (212 causes), Deep vein thrombosis (42 causes), Alcohol related neuropathy, Venous insufficiency (8 causes), Hypothermia (125 causes), Groin injury

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