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A 49-year-old female asked:

My left foot has been tingling for a few months. i have a pinched nerve in my lower back. could that be the cause? what medication can stop this?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Rest and NSAIDS: as ibuprofen, if not contraindicated, besides weight reduction, if no improvement, or getting worse, see your doctor, best wishes
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Could be: But you need further evaluation. Nervous conduction studies can be performed to see edict if any nerve is involved. Go back to you doctor for more evaluation. Treatment options come after the diagnosis. So get your accurate diagnosis first

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