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Is numbness in the right knee after a fall a cause for concern?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :1994

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Posted on Wed, 30 May 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: my wife is 58 and this evening she fell a sleep on the sofa with her lets propped up. when she awoke she did not have feeling in her right let below the knee and it has persisted for about 1 hour now.
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 21 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,she need x-ray of leg,till XXXXXXX she can take RICE TREATMENT, r-rest,i-ice, compression,elevation.Se can take paracetamol and aceclofenac as pain killer,and do not do massage.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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