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Numbness in left leg with history of disk rupture - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi I have a portion of my left leg upper numb feeling
Doctor :  
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please provide age, gender and location
User :   sometimes my left 2 toes next to my big toe also goes numb
User :   54 female
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User :   years ago had rupture disk in back think this is a recurring situation
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User :   no pain
Doctor :  
are on any medication now?
User :   no
Doctor :  
was any CT scan or MRI done for you?
User :   just otc like aspirin, tylonol
User :   mri
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User :   said some arthritus guess i will be seeing neur
User :   but i guess as i wait for appoit in nov
User :   if this should be seen now?
User :   i hate calling when if nothing
User :   it is when i have bm
User :   mostly
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
as per your history
User :   yes

Doctor :  
it is probably due to the nerve impingment due to the disk rupture
Doctor :  
getting an examination done by a neurologist will help
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