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Concordia, KS
A 33-year-old female asked:

I injured my back 2 weeks ago. i have had muscle weakness, pain, numbness and tingling, and swelling in my right leg ever since. is this normal?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Seek medical care: You are describing a radiculopathy.U may have a herniated disc that caused the back pain and is pressing on the nerves that go to the leg.Weakness/ numbness is evidence of neurologic compromise and needs immediate attention before damage is permanent .Go in to ur doc.
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