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I am about to have an EMG test in connection with a spider

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I am about to have an EMG test in connection with a spider varicose problem in the lower legs together with excess fluid in both ankles, particularly in my left, and insensitivity in the soles of my feet. How will an EMG test help my doctor treat these problems?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
Hello
It will show if this is a nerve or muscle problem.
In some cases it helps with the diagnosis, and that will help with treatment.
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