Tight Skinny Jeans Might Cause Nerve Damage

Rachel Smith investigates health problems associated with fashion trend.
2:55 | 12/29/12

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Ginger, thank you. Been a topon fad for the last few years. But could wearing those trendy skinny jeans land you in the doctor's office. It's one of the major reasons I personally don't wear skinny jeans. Abc's rachel smith, is looking into whether hot pants can make you a hot mess. Good morning, guys. Maybe feeling like a hot mess is more like it. Many of us have been a victim of fashion at some points in our lives. Seeing people wearing the jeans everywhere. Skin-tight, painted on. And they look great. But what if that trend pinches more than your wallet and crhes more than your ego. ♪ I got my tight pants on ♪ Reporter: Will ferrelmay have mocked them on jimmy fallen. But everybody's getting into them. The first family. Taylor swift. Even her new beau. But this fashion do may pose some troubling health don'ts. Those tight pants can squeeze more than your silhouette. Pinching the nerves in your hip. It's a sore that occurs when one of the nerves that runs in the outer part of the thigh gets compressed. And pressure on it causes symptoms of tingling, numbness and pain. Reporter: Other possible health hazards, abdominal pain, heartburn, even blood clots. But fashionistas were willing to take the risk. Circulation problems, potential health risks stop you from wearing this trend? No. It looks too good. Reporter: If you're going to sport the skinny, doctors say go stretchy and give your room a little room to breathe. And ditch the heels. They only increase circulation problems. Because the pelvis tilts some, it can further accentuate the pressure that's caused. Reporter: And the tight tend continues to squeeze society one leg at a time. ♪ Everyone I got my tight pants got my tight pants on ♪ Reporter: Just remember to wear them responsibly. That video is something, right? All jokes aside. These risks will continue as long as the style is trendy. If you had to do a lunge, squat or anything else to get into them, you should toss them into the closet. We're all quality of it. Put them out of the washer. And do the lunge and the squat. Those are good tips. Stretchy. And get some that fit. Absolutely. Dan, you don't have to give up the idea of wearing skinny pants. I should have stayed out of this entire conversation. Thanks, rachel. We appreciate it. As we prepare to make our

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