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06 Sep 2007

Nerve Entrapment in Right Foot
After months of pain in my right foot, I visited a podiatrist and then orthopaedic surgeon and was diagnosed with a medial nerve entrapment in my right foot which causes terrible pain dependant on the shoes I wear, if it's cold and just now and then. The doc said that should it not have improved (this was last year this time) that he'd have to operate to release the nerve. I'm petrified of anasthetic, so I have not gone back to the doc about it, although it's not been as bad as before. What would you suggest?
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Foot expert

01 Jan 0001

Not being unsympathetic but see the doctor and have the nerve released. Imagine someone is choking you, all you want is to take their hands from around your neck and you will feel better. Now the nerve is trapped, release it and it will feel better (however you must know this because the nerve has been trapped for a long time, it may take some time before it settles) Diont wait any longer
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