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Sewing needles inside the calf, fever and vomiting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i had an operation a week ago i had to have sewing needles removed from my calf i had 3 in but they only removed 1. my leg was hot and i had a temperature so i went to doctors on the tuesday i have got a few days left but i am concerned as my foot is really cold and i cant feel my toes or move them, also i keep getting a burning sensation in my calf and it is agnosing and i still have a temperature and vomitting
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User :   XXX Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page... XXXXXXXXXXX i had an operation a week ago i had to have sewing needles removed from my calf i had 3 in but they only removed 1. my leg was hot and i had a temperature so i went to doctors on the tuesday i have got a few days left but i am concerned as my foot is really cold and i cant feel my toes or move them, also i keep getting a burning sensation in my calf and it is agnosing and i still have a temperature and vomitting Doctor: Hi
User :   hi
User :   can i tell you what is thhe matter
Doctor :   Yes you can tell, go ahead
User :   i had an operation a week ago i had to have sewing needles removed from my calf i had 3 in but they only removed 1. my leg was hot and i had a temperature so i went to doctors on the tuesday i have got a few days left but i am concerned as my foot is really cold and i cant feel my toes or move them, also i keep getting a burning sensation in my calf and it is agnosing and i still have a temperature and vomitting
Doctor: Hi
Doctor :   How did the sewing needles get in?
User :   i put the in myself
Doctor :   There are chances of it getting infected
Doctor :   If the needles have damaged nerves
Doctor :   then you can lose sensation
Doctor :   in the area supplied by that nerve
User :   so the anibiotic i am on might not b working
Doctor :   Temperature & vomiting are signs of infection
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