A member asked:

I had a very severe case of cellulitis in both legs about 10 days after back surgery. it has now evil over into rsd or csrs type 1. this is 4 months.

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Dr. Galina Nikolskaya answered

Specializes in Neurology

RSD is a diagnosis of exclusion, not enough symptoms are available to point towards a specific issue but b/l RSD is unusual and more common to get compression neuropathies vs critical illness polyneuropathy vs antibiotic related polyneuropathy. you need to see a neurologist for a thorough intake, exam, labs, emg/ncs to get to the right diagnosis so you can be treated appropriately.

Answered Nov 11, 2016

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