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I hurt my low back and ankle, 2 weeks ago. Still hard to walk, with swelling and partial numbness on left side of my front calf. Sprain or strain?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Have it evaluated.

Numbness could result from nerve trauma or compression.

In brief: Have it evaluated.

Numbness could result from nerve trauma or compression.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hard to say

Most injuries take over 2 wks to clear up if it goes on for a few more wks or gets worse you should get it checked out hope you get better soon.

In brief: Hard to say

Most injuries take over 2 wks to clear up if it goes on for a few more wks or gets worse you should get it checked out hope you get better soon.
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
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Dr. Martin Morell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Numbness

In foot could be L4 nerve compressed by disc after fall.
Recc. Start with x-ray.

In brief: Numbness

In foot could be L4 nerve compressed by disc after fall.
Recc. Start with x-ray.
Dr. Martin Morell
Dr. Martin Morell
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