Meralgia Paresthetica is a neurological condition that causes severe pain, numbness and tingling in your outer thigh. It occurs when there is a lot of pressure or damage caused to the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh.
What causes Meralgia Paresthetica?
Meralgia Paresthetica is caused by certain conditions that cause increase in pressure on the groin area and may include:
Wearing tight clothes
Wearing heavy tool belt
Previous medical or surgical procedures
What are the symptoms of MeralgiaParesthetica?
The most common symptoms of MeralgiaParesthetica are:
Pain, numbness and tingling sensation in the outer thigh
Sensitivity to light tough
Sensitivity to heat
How can Meralgia Paresthetica be treated?
The goal of treatment for MeralgiaParesthetica is to ease pressure on the nerve that is compressed and may include: