Numb to excruciating!

On Friday, I developed totally numb areas symmetrically on each leg. This followed some cringeworthy to the core of thevleg sensations for about 24 hrs previously. Last night, I developed pain on each patch. Almost as if each lower thigh has been cut open. Today I can barely bend the legs & have resorted to shorts as it’s excruciating. Fortunately do not have to go to work as legs are also very stiff. Is this a positive sign that feeling will return as quickly as it went? Not had this with previous numbness where feeling has returned with some tingling.