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Numb foot. tingling calf pains in thighs. seen gp suspects nerve. referred hospital. who will i see & what tests. what can this be. no pains back. tha?

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Dr. Barry Johnson answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Nerve entrapment : Numbness ; tingling symptoms are generally the result of nerve entrapment ;/or compression on the nerve. Can originate from the back or osseous ligamentous tunnels where the nerve passes through on its way to the feet. A good neurological examination, ; nerve conduction studies can be helpful.

Answered 12/28/2020



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