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Amanexp

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Numbness?
« on: October 14, 2020, 01:40:15 AM »

Hey guys has anyone else had numbness in their leg? My left leg is very numb from my knee down to my foot and it’s starting to hurt. I’m at 42mm.

Has anyone else had this issue and how did help it to heal?
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2020, 02:25:09 AM »

I had numbness from my knee down to my foot. I experienced sometime sharp pain and tingling around the area.  The doctor gave me prescription for Gabapentin. Please talk to your doctor and it may be nerve pain
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2020, 06:26:19 AM »

Thank you readyprecise it sounds like what I have I appreciate it, I will ask my doctor
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2020, 11:33:34 PM »

How are you ? How is the numbness?
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2020, 06:29:30 AM »

 How is your numbness now?
Which method you did?
May be your nerve stretching, tingling and numbness happens due to nerve stretch.You should inform your doctor.
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2020, 03:19:09 PM »

Numbness should be IMMEDIATELY assessed by the surgeon.

The first step is to SLOW DOWN lengthening.

Nerve territory should be identified and appropriate nerve release should be done (if possible) . Before more damage is done.

It is an URGENCY

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Dr. Michael J Assayag MD FRCSC
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http://www.heightrx.com https://www.limblength.org/conditions/short-stature
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2020, 05:23:15 PM »

Numbness should be IMMEDIATELY assessed by the surgeon.

The first step is to SLOW DOWN lengthening.

Nerve territory should be identified and appropriate nerve release should be done (if possible) . Before more damage is done.

It is an URGENCY

its quite strange some surgeons are chilled out about these things and some are like 'this is urgent and serious'. dr Mahboubian and dr Debiparshad dont even mind if you leave the country and go out after 2 weeks. how they expect to deal with such emergency situation I have 0 clues
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2020, 02:07:18 AM »

Better to be safe than sorry

I would rather take the cautious approach like Dr. Assayag than the relaxed approach that other surgeons take

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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2020, 09:23:19 PM »

Hi Dr, Should I take collagen after the surgery and during the distraction phase ? or I should take it after finish the distraction .
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2020, 10:06:28 PM »

Numbness should be IMMEDIATELY assessed by the surgeon.

The first step is to SLOW DOWN lengthening.

Nerve territory should be identified and appropriate nerve release should be done (if possible) . Before more damage is done.

It is an URGENCY

Hi Dr, Should I take collagen after the surgery and during the distraction phase ? or I should take it after finish the distraction .
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Michael J. Assayag, MD

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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2020, 10:29:11 PM »

Collagen supplements have not been shown to improve bone formation.

calcium vitamin D supplements and a healthy balanced diet will :)

I hope this helps
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2020, 10:32:36 PM »

Collagen supplements have not been shown to improve bone formation.

calcium vitamin D supplements and a healthy balanced diet will :)

I hope this helps

Will Collagen supplements effect to IT Band release? like make the stabs on the IT band heal quickly and make the IT Band get stiffs?
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Michael J. Assayag, MD

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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2020, 12:04:06 PM »

It will heal and get stiff without collagen supplement.

There is no known indication for collagen supplement
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2020, 04:47:40 PM »

The doctor said numbness is normal. I'm at 34mm, haven't got numbness yet.
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Re: Numbness?
« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2020, 06:48:54 PM »

at about day 30 i got a patch of skin just under my left knee go numb, asked doctor and he said it is not a problem as muscle function has not changed. About a week later and sensation has returned somewhat in the area
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