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Trenton, NJ
A 52-year-old female asked:

My mother had hip surgery. was doing well. blood clot found and taken care of. now she can no longer walk. leg feels numb.

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Let's sort out: Blood clot unlikely to prevent walking now. The leg numbness could well involve peripheral nerve compression, but might wonder if she has had a stroke, or if she might possess problem in lumbar spine such as a stenosis affecting the leg. So, do the variation of possibilities it is quite helpful to now get a skillful neurologist involved.

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