A 17-year-old male asked:
When will the numbness of my foot stop after having knee surgery ?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
neurology 48 years experience
Depends: If a nerve has been severed and separated then it could be permanent. If it was only compressed and the compression goes away e.G swelling, then it is likely to improve over next several weeks to months.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
What causes numbness from the knee down to the foot?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Disc herniation: Most common cause of numbness in the leg is a disc herniation or compression of the nerves in the back.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 2, 2020
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