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I have been having right flank pain now numbness in the

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I have been having right flank pain now numbness in the right leg
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Any redness or swelling in the leg?
Customer: Taking ibptofian helps some no redness nothing makes it worse or better
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: They thought it was a appendicitis they found a appendicloth in the CT
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 5 months ago.

Hello!

I think that you would benefit to see an orthopedic specialist . I think trouble with your lower back may explain right flank pain plus now numb sensation extending to the right leg. I think further exam and perhaps xrays of lumbar spine and perhaps MRI of lower spine may be helpful to your case .

For now I think continued ibuprofen is fine and may be helpful

Avoid lifting / heavy exertion

I hope that this information is helpful for you

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

I will be happy to get back with you

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Dr. Bray

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