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A few months ago my ankle started hurting. I had it X-rayed

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A few months ago my ankle started hurting. I had it X-rayed and it was fine. My dr told me to wrap it for two weeks. Now my sciatic is bothering me in the same leg and I have pain off and on and it feels cold and wet sometimes
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Any redness or swelling in the leg?
Customer: No redness or swelling. Sitting makes it worse
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have type 2 Diabeties.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

This is pretty classic lumbar radiculopathy

This means a nerve in your low back is being pinched

I would recommend good physio to start or chiropractic therapy

have you done either?

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