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Why I had a pain in my calf and it began tensing up and my toes went numb

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sciatica: See a neurologist a physician with expertise in nerves. The symptoms of leg numbness, weakness, tingling are due to nerve impingement. There are vario ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
R/O Neuropathy: You need a full history and physical exam. You may have a compression neuropathy if you wear high heeled tight shoes, however I recommend a full neuro ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James McClurg
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You : You have a classic picture of an s1 radiculopathy. More likely than not you have a disc problem at l5-s1. Another less common problem is compression o ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Footwear/compression: Requires exam and evaluation of the nerves of both feet. Common causes would include compression neuiritis,,circulatory issues, incorrect footwear and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alim Khandekar
50 years experience Thoracic Surgery
L5andS1isSciatic N: Consider getting imaging like MRI to evaluate exact cause of pinching of the nerve . Hopefully physiotherapy will help. Surgery may be indicated depen ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need to see phjysici: You need to see your physician. In trying to put this together consider infection, diabetes, urinary infection
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Could be : the nerves that go to those areas originate in the lower back. It is a bit odd that it is on both legs and in different dermatomes but injuring two pa ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This is unlikely to: be a back problem. Sounds like you are developing or have developed a nephropathy. You might ask to see a neurologist for evaluation and treatment sug ... Read More
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