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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
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My calf and foot are swollen and I am also having pain and

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My calf and foot are swollen and I am also having pain and numbness. My past history is that I have had 7 back surgeries but I'm not sure this has anything to do with them. My pain management doctor recently order a MRI of my back and it has shown reherniation of the L2-3 and L-5, S-1. Should I be concerned of my pain, numbness in my left calf ?
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: No recent injuries. I was on my feet a lot yesterday. Standing up or even walking. It hurts pretty bad.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 2 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

How long has this been going on?