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knee pain causing foot numbness

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Knee, hip, back: If the thigh problem is immediately above the knee this could be a knee problem (cartilage, bakers cyst, joint problem). Knee pain rarely radiates up ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Many possibilities : Hi there! First of all you should call your physician quickly. Unilateral or one sided leg swelling one would be concerned about a blood clot or poss ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes : A hyper extension injury can cause a stretch to the nerve behind the knee and that can cause numbness. Usually, however, the nerve will recover but it ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
A few can...: The posterior knee injury with resulting fluid collection, formation of a large cyst may cause impingement on the tibial nerve supplying the foot. Als ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Unlikely : Unless this causes a major change in your gait i would look for another cause. I would look for musculoskeletal causes, vascular causes and neurologic ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience in Podiatry
IT SEEMS TOO OBVIOUS: Your back is an obvious location to look at. One other-common peroneal nerve at head of fibula.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Well: Sounds like you have had this knee seen by a few doctors. I would suggest you return to your primary doctor and start over. Not right here for your sy ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Many: And likely unrelated. The list is exhaustive and you should see an orthopedist who might be able to kill 2 birds with one stone for you.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Blake
44 years experience in Podiatry
Nervous Overload: It is hard to know if the foot is connected to the chest symptoms. The lower extremity nervous overload sounds like you have back issues with radiculo ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
13 years experience in Podiatry
Nerve entrapment: When the surgical site heals some of the superficial nerves can get trapped in the scar tissue which can cause the skin to be very sensitive to the to ... Read More
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