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Meniscus tear and leg and foot numbness

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Numbness: See your orthopedist or neurologist - if it hasn't been treated yet you need to get some help

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
15 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Get evaluated: Knee pain can have multiple causes including but not limited to trauma, infection, inflammation, and neoplasm. A thorough history and physical followe ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
If it is only: in the foot and if it is not severe. If the swelling or pain extends into calf or it worsens, it could be DVT, so re-consult with your doctor.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Arthritis ?: It may be part of a larger arthritis syndrome. You need to see your physician. Your evaluation will include lab, imaging along with a history and phy ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Concerned Mom: Hyperactive sympathetic nervous system réponses are not unusual post operative. This is more common when a tourniquet has been used. Be sure that sh ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Don't quite under-: -stand the?. The blueness in the toes is common. It is a response to injury,and involves a circulatory response especially if the leg is dependent. Th ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See ortho doc: You answered your own question with the diagnosed menus all tear. This can be helped with arthroscopic surgery. Your bicycle is loading the joint, cr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee injuries: If the knee injury is recent (within 2 weeks), the ankle swelling is likely the result of the injury to the lower extremity itself. This is especially ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience in Podiatry
Ankle foot: Swelling after meniscus injury is common because the knee injury is a site of fluid congestion while healing. That congestion can cause fluids to back ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Immobilize: Ouch! Try a knee immobilizer to stabilize your knee and use crutches. Elevate your leg and apply wrapped cold packs. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibupro ... Read More
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