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I started getting sharp nerve pain on right side of right

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foot two weeks ago. Last...
I started getting sharp nerve pain on right side of right foot two weeks ago. Last week I started getting the same pain on the ball of my left foot. My legs have been feeling numb the last 6 months. I'm 65, very active and take Tae Kwan Do 2 x a week, Wassup?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: No swelling, turning my foot at an angle brings it on. I am on restless leg meds, Ropinirole
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: L2,3,4&5 lamenectemy 20 yrs ago....baaad back!
Submitted: 28 days ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 28 days ago
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 28 days ago

How old are you?

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
65 in February
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 28 days ago

very likely this is coming from your back

the nerves travel down to the feet and can cause symptoms far away from the back

I think your back is wassup....LOL

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