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What causes numbness and tingling in the leg and foot after having arthroscopic knee surgery? I just had knee surgery May 12 a lot of swelling

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Varies

There are a number of potential causes.
Among the more common are: related to the use of a tourniquet around the time of surgery, related to the peroneal nerve at the fibular head, or even a sciatica from the back among numerous other pisdibilities. I would make sure your surgeon is aware and follow their recommendations.

In brief: Varies

There are a number of potential causes.
Among the more common are: related to the use of a tourniquet around the time of surgery, related to the peroneal nerve at the fibular head, or even a sciatica from the back among numerous other pisdibilities. I would make sure your surgeon is aware and follow their recommendations.
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