White Pigeon, MI
A 60-year-old female asked:
Three months sense foot surgery having numbness and tingling ankle swells numbness and tingling goes clear up to my knee am i doing something wrong?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 33 years experience
Check with surgeon: Your best bet is to check with the foot surgeon since at 3 months out one would expect some type of improvement to whatever the symptoms were to begin with as opposed to worsening.
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Podiatry 37 years experience
Nerve issue: Numbness and tingling at any surgical site is to be expected for the first 3 to 6 months. However, it shouldn't be real prevalent and should be getting better by the third month. I do not know why this creates swelling in your ankle. Need more info like what type of foot surgery? Possible nerve entrapment or other. Could be neuritis consider cortisone injection and consult original surgeon.
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 8, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.