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Nerve damage - 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 :   well, About a year ago this past january I pinched a nerve in my back and couldn
Doctor :   k
User :   't walk and I had severe pain shooting up and down my leg.
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   can you tell me where exactly in back?
User :   I have been going to a muscle theropist til now and he's helped on and off but This time i'm beginning to have numbness in my right leg and my left hand
Doctor :   sure we will help you
User :   My lower back
User :   down into my right leg is where I feel pain
Doctor :   k
User :   now I'm waking up or ramdomly during the day my left arm will become numb
Doctor :   did you get any X ray or CT scan done?
User :   no
Doctor :   k i would recommend you to take few analgesics for the pain and continue with physiotherapy
Doctor :   at the same time i need u to get 1 X ray done of the back
User :   ok
Doctor :   if nerve is severed then nerve stimulation test to check the damage
Doctor :   after that we can plan ur treatment

Doctor :   your age and occupation
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