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My dad is a cancer patient... stage 4... mCRC spread to lungs he had an ELAPE performed (rectum resection) and VRAM flap to close the site he has been lying down and sitting on a rubber donut ring for 6 weeks now 5 days ago he began to feel numbness in his right legg some toes began to lose sensation and touching one part of his leg made him think he was being touched somewhere else on his leg 3 days ago his right arm began to weaken... he finds it a bit more difficult to hold things today he feels he cannot write with his right hand and his right arm feels "heavy" what could be happening?

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

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Apart from stage 4 rectal cancer w known metastasis to lungs

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he now has numbness on his right arm since 1-2 days
he is taking pregabalin medication - has been doing so for 4-5 months now.
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Hello, I am Dr. Pennington. I am a colorectal surgeon, I am happy to help you.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Hi Connie.. Just to clarify, you are both a Neurologist and colorectal surgeon?
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No, I am a colorectal surgeon.

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Neurologist: Connie Pennington,
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I am triple boarded in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery, and integrative medicine. I also do functional medicine.

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