I'm an 18 year old girl cross country/ track runner and about three months ago began to lose feeling in my legs when I run. I am considering a doctor consultation but would like some more opinion before I go.
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replied September 9th, 2015
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Numbness In legs when running at age of 18 is likely a musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, overactivity, electrolyte imbalance and nutritional inadequate intake. Talk to your doctor and before that try some muscle relaxant, some ibuprofen and see if it helps.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.

Take care
Khan



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