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I am sorry about your son's foot.
it sounds like this nerve block has lasted longer than needed.
he is now about a month after his surgery.
has he talked to his food surgeon about this?
he may need to see a neurologist to get a nerve evaluation to see what is going on and to see if the nerve block injured his nerve.
he may need EMG nerve conduction studies to show his nerve is not working correctly after this nerve block.
so it sounds like he needs more time to recover from his nerve block.
yes, prolonged numbness can happen in some patients.
yes, it may take him up to 5-6 months to recover from a nerve block in his leg.
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