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.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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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Last updated Jan 14, 2013
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