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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Massimi
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, it can: The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve and damage to it can cause numbness on the outside of your ankle and foot.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sensory: The sural nerve provides sensation to the outside of the foot.Removing it will also cause numbness but no movement problems. If you are not comfortab ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daryoush Zafar
23 years experience Podiatry
Sural nerve: Sural nerve runs on the outside of the lower leg to base of 5th metatarsal. It not commonly injured unless you had a lateral ankle injury, such as, an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Likely: Talk to your surgeon, and consult with an orthotist. Lots of potential modifications.
A female asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
53 years experience Neurology
Immobilize: The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve that supplies the outside of the lower leg and outer edge of the foot. It enters the foot behind the malleol ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wilkins
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sural nerve: the sural nerve is a sensory nerve only-transmits sensation from the skin on the outside of the foot and ankle. It is unusual for it to be pinched an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: As you get down closer to the foot
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes, ultrasound: is capable of visualizing the sural nerve and other cutaneous nerves, but it may be difficult, and it may also be difficult to find a sonographer with ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not well: Certainly the combination of both a narcotic pain reliever on top of 6 beers a day is not recommended at all.By definition, your girlfriend would be a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would make sure: You don't have a DVT in your calf, that could be life threatening.
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