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Damage of pudendal nerve and genitofemoral nerve, numbness in feet and buttocks. Previous vaginal hysterectomy, rectole repair. Suggestions?

after a vaginal hysterectomy and rectocele repair done at same time, i develped nerve pain in groin diagnosed at nerve damage of pudendal nerve and genitofemoral nerve from lithotomy position (compression). Vaginal inspection by therapist confirms this. Also confirmed by Pain physician. But I also have had numb feet and increasing numbness in buttocks since the surgery which was done a year ago. This is especially since I started resuming normal exercising by power walking and Pilates.
What could this be?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
The symptoms described by you are also related to neural damage ( compression related ).
Apart from the two nerves mentioned, the minor branches which serve the other areas also could be compressed.
Another reason could be vitamin deficiency leading to neural damage.
Have an assessment by a neurologist.
take care
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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