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Numbness/dead leg feeling (can't really explain it). Sciatica?
I just don't know whether it's worth going to the gp about this.
Sometimes I get a dead leg feeling in my left thigh. It doesn't hurt as such, but is a wierd sensation. Usually as the day wears on, but not every day.
Yesterday, I went out with my mum, walked around the shops and in the evening went to an event in the park, so stood up all evening. I couldn't sleep because the feeling in my leg was so bad. I couldn't get comfortable in any position in bed. I took ibuprofen and eventually got some sleep. I mentioned it to DH who said that it sounds like sciatica.
Is it? Is it worth going to see the GP and is there anything I can do to help?
Hello. I suffer with sciatica and have pain down the back of my leg and through to my foot. It has been very painful and the doctor has prescribed pain killers. I would recommend getting it checked out if it is affecting your sleep.