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The past few days I've had pain in my outer ankle and foot area. It's not severe, but uncomfortable. Only hurts when walk or stretch. My calf is numb?

Possibly neuralgia. The area you are describing is pretty much the same area that the sural nerve is located. The symptoms can include pain, burning, numbness on the outside of the ankle and foot as well as numbness of the calf. The cause can vary. Included is ankle sprain or pressure to the outer leg or knee. Massaging the area helps sometimes but if the symptoms increase it should be evaluated by a specialist. Read more...

Broke me little toe on Wednesday but now have pain in the back if my leg I don't no if it where in walking funny or a blood clot?

Hard to say. If swelling and change in color of leg, then concerned for clot and should get medical attention right a way. If no swelling of leg, no color change could be due to not walking normally due to broken toe leading to calf pain. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R. Read more...

Send back to work I lift up to 50 lbs a day have foraminal disk on right side, but left leg, foot been numb 8 weeks can not walk told dr safe to work?

Followup. The decision to allow you to return to full duty may have been based upon the Mri not correlating with your symptoms. You may need to request a nerve conduction test to look for other potential causes of your left leg numbness. Read more...

A vein in right calf n thigh pains with foot numbness, I happens when I walk and goes off after taking rest, please advise medication/remedy please?

Nerve,vein or muscle. Are you certain that a vein is the culprit? With associated numbness the problem could be with a pinched nerve from a spinal disorder like a disc problem. It's best to have your physician examine you and order the appropriate tests such as ultrasound of the leg veins or MRI of the spine if necessary. Read more...

Numbness down leg and foot (sciatic). Then calf muscle locked up. Main pain in outer calf. Now in inside calf. Can barely walk, goin on 1 1/2 mnth.

Nerve root irritatio. Numbness is always a sign of nerve irritation. You need to be examined by a neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist for presence of nerve root irritation from the spine and get appropriate treatment. Read more...
See a specialist. There are multiple reasons to be experiencing numbness in the leg. You need an evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist. Read more...