What a nerve!

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Q I get burn­ing, tin­gling and numb­ness over the front of my thigh. My GP thinks it’s a trapped nerve. Is there a cure? Ly­dia, Tot­ten­ham

ASounds like mer­al­gia paraes­thet­ica. A nerve has be­come squeezed un­der the lig­a­ment in your groin. Of­ten it gets bet­ter on its own, es­pe­cially if you avoid tight cloth­ing. But some­times it needs an in­jec­tion, or surgery to free the nerve.

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