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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?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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.
Dr. Dale Vancil
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.

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Last updated Oct 8, 2017

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