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A 36-year-old male asked:

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.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennifer Chu
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 51 years experience
Nerve root irritatio: 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.
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
See a specialist: There are multiple reasons to be experiencing numbness in the leg. You need an evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist.

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