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Old 09-10-2011, 05:27 PM   #1
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Foot fracture and nerves

basicly i had a motorcycle accident and broke my ankle and foot iv currently got an EX-FIX on , they made an insision on my right foot at the bottom of my leg and when i touch where the insision was a really painfull shooting pain / burning pain shoots through my foot , i was wondering what it could be i am thinking nerves maybee ? its only been two weeks since operation so is this normal?? help pleasee p.s this is by the slightest touch.

 
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Re: Foot fracture and nerves

I wouldn't be surprised it just the injury. But it wouldn't hurt to just mention it to the doc to be sure.
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Re: Foot fracture and nerves

It could just be tender from the surgery or possibly nerve damage. I had flat foot reconstruction surgery 8/2010 and did have nerve damage. My doctor had said that it can happen and many times it is temporary. I was given a script for Lyrica and took it for a few months and then weaned off of it. The pain was no longer there and I have not had a problem since. Make sure you talk to you doctor about it.

 
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