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Yesterday I had a laporoscopy for endometriosis and in recovery

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Yesterday I had a laporoscopy for endometriosis and in recovery I noticed the left side of my lower leg is numb and I can tilt my left foot upwards. The numbess is only on the left side of my lower limb. The nurses said I was in stirrups for the proceedure which was only 30 - 40 mins worth but there was nothing pressing on my left leg side so they were unsure whether the op position would have caused a nerve to compressed (that it usually occurs in much longer surgeries. I am concerned and wondering how long it will take to improve.. please help!

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Dr. Singh :

What kind of anesthesia did you have for the procedure?


It was a general anaesthetic.

Dr. Singh :

Nothing spinal?

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thankyou. Is it a good idea for me to keep as mobile as possible or to rest my leg?
Yes you want to keep moving to regain mobility and function of the leg. Regards