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A 42-year-old female asked:

Had gynae surgery took approx hour/hour half. now have peroneal nerve damage could surgery be the cause. having injections in foot no other illness.

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 33 years experience
Complex: Peroneal nerve damage in the leg can occur after surgery, particularly in cases using stirrups. This should not however have anything to do with infections in your foot. The nerve injury is also hard to diagnose, and even it is is injured, it is usually temporary. May take several months to get better. I would see your surgeon for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps!
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