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After Surgery Foot Leg Pain Remain
What are signs of blood clot after foot surgery? 4 weeks post op but feel a weird pain on back of my leg whenever standing.
Best to remove doubt: Fortunately, blood clots after foot surgery, are not all that common. Recognizing one, unfortunately, is not always easy. The symptoms can range from a weird pain in the back of your leg to a full blown classic description. This would include swelling, color and temperature changes as well as pain. Since the danger of clots is so serious, it is best to have the leg evaluated and possibly tested. ...Read more
After hip replacement surgery, I am suffering pain in my lower back, legs, and feet. I didn't have these problems before surgery. What is going on?
Leg length change?: Often, after hip replacement, one leg is left shorter than the other.This changes your gait causing all the symptoms you mentioned: chronic low back pain, foot & leg pain.Surgery could also have caused other problem like pubic shear which needs to be realigned.A good osteopathic eval. might pinpoint the problem.Answer could be as simple as a heel lift or osteopathic manipulation. ...Read more
What type of dr might help with recurring compartment syndrome of leg & foot after multiple fasciotomies had failed? All sutured closed during surgery
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Leg is significantly swelling and some purple on foot after ACL surgery. How long until the swelling goes down?
Some is expected...: How long has it been since your procedure? Pain and stiffness are expected to a certain degree in the recovery phases of acl reconstruction. If you had recent surgery i would suggest you continue rice, post-op exercises, and pt as directed. However, if this pain seems to be indicative of infection or DVT (due to time frame of surgery or any other symptoms) then contact your surgeon asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a nerve block performed for surgery cause "sciatica" the excruciating sharp shooting pain from my butt down through my leg and foot?
Scoliosis surgery. Patient walking but with foot drop after a week. 5 weeks later is paralyzed in one leg. Possible reasons?
Possible nerve issue: After scoliosis surgery, it is possible that the nerves that run from the spinal cord can be injuried. You will need to have your lower back evaluated for compression or impingement by you spine doctor and may require another MRI of the lumbar/sacral region. Also, evaluate NCV studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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