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is peripheral neuropathy serious on a leg with knee replacement

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
?etiology: Have your doctors uncovered the causation? Have you been treated with medications that can relieve the symptoms, such as lyrica, (pregabalin) or cymb ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Peripheral Neuropath: Different possibilities exist for leg pains: neuropathy, vascular disease, and sciatica. Each of these can be ruled in/out based upon history, examina ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic specialis: If you're concerned about knee pathology, consult an orthopedic specialist for evaluation and advice. You may be falling because of your peripheral ne ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have : Have you considered using medical acupuncture as an adjunct to your other forms of treatment? Acupuncture; which has been practiced for several thou ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Don't know: There is no way a forum like this can sort this out. Talk to your gp. He/she will take a full history, do an exam, order appropriate tests and refer y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fisher
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: A cyst under the patella (kneecap) will often develop as a result of articular cartilage degeneration which can occur with arthritis or other conditio ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Looks like: your question is incomplete Is it a SAPHENOUS NERVE BLOCK??????? That would make sense to diagnose and with Cortisone possibly treat the nerve. Ask a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: Sudden onset of numbness in the leg is unusual, and needs investigation. The numbness sounds more like a neurological problem than a clot in a leg vei ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Speak with your oncologist. Gabapentin and Lyrica (pregabalin) can be very helpful.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Peripheral neuropathy is a rare but known complication of Lupus

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