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Posted by: MIKE | 2008/08/07

HELP PAIN UNEXPLAINED

HI MY FATEHR IS AHVING A MAJOR PROBLEM WITH PAIN IN HIS LEFT SHIN AND LEFT BUM MUSCLE TO THE EXTENT THAT HE CANT WALK HE HAS HAN A HEART ATTACK 3YRS AGO AND HAS UNDERGONE A BYPASS WHICH WAS SUCCESSFUL THE LOCAL GPS HAVE GIVEN HIM PAINKILLERS WITH LITTLE OR NO SUCCESS WE HAVE DONE A DOPLER SCAN AND THIS SEEMS FINE. HE HAS BEEN TO THE PAIN CLINIC AND THE HAVE FOUND NOTHING AS OF THIS WEEK IT SEEMS AS IF THE PAIN HAS MOVED TO HIS NECK AND HE HAS TROUBLE SLEEPIN NOW THE GP HAS GIVEN HIM SOME TREATMENT AGAIN AND THIS MAKING HIM SLEEPY. HE IS NOW 68 AND IS VERY ACTIVE WITH HIS BUSSINESS AND SOCIAL PROJECTS CAN YOU GIVE US AN OPINION WHO DO WE GO TO NEXT?

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HI Mike
This could be due to a nerve root pinching in his back - did he have x/rays of the back or a MRI scan yet?
Dr Bets

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Posted by: mike | 2008/08/12

yes xrays are clear he hasnt done a mri though

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