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Hello - my husband has had 5 lower back surgeries within the past 5 years. As of three days ago his right leg is getting ice cold. Is this something to worry about?
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Doctor: Dr. Salar, Doctor replied 8 years ago
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he needs to go to ER or see his doctor asap. this can be due to blood clot or problem with his blood supply of leg. this must be evaluated sooner than laters.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I made an appt for his neurosurgeon who had done the surgeries.....Can it be caused from the nerves. I remember them doing a surgery once that they were cutting the scar tissue that healed around the nerves in his back. Also his two big toes are dead, they dont move up they just hang down.
Doctor: Dr. Salar, Doctor replied 8 years ago
the toe problem is form nerves . it is possible to have this from nerve damage as well but clot is somthing which needs to be looked for sooner than laters.
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