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My legs sometimes feel warm. Usually no swelling. Seems to

Customer Question

My legs sometimes feel warm.
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: Usually no swelling. Seems to start and stop on its own.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a procedure on my back to correct an abcess about 5 months ago
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

where in your leg?

what procedure did you have exactly on your back?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Five months ago was was a typo the procedure was Aug 26 or 27th. It was to correct an abces between two vertibra, I don't know if it was drained or lanced I remember feeling several hard taps during the procedure. The warmth is both my calvs and thighs. I first noticed this several days after the follow up with the Dr. about the first of Oct, he forcefully pated my back several times during his exam. I had finished with IV antibiotics about a week before.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

This is related to the spine

the nerves are damaged and send this warm feeling to the legs

It is not treatable. It might get better on its own though

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

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