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Numbness down leg and foot (sciatic). then calf muscle locked up. main pain in outer calf. now in inside calf. can barely walk, goin on 1 1/2 mnth.

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Dr. Jennifer Chu answered

Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Numbness is always a sign of nerve irritation. You need to be examined by a neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist for presence of nerve root irritation from the spine and get appropriate treatment.

Answered Dec 5, 2020

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Dr. Stephen Cohen answered

Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

There are multiple reasons to be experiencing numbness in the leg. You need an evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist.

Answered Apr 24, 2015

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