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Posted by: salma rassool | 2011-07-04

KNEE AND LOWER LEFT LEG SERVERE PAIN

Dear Sir
My hubby has been suffering with pain on his left foot
for the past 2 months, he has been to the doctor
who has told him that it is cold - from the work
he does - he is a butchery manager, but also
works in the freezers etc.
He is the only bread winner and this is the only job
he can really rely on. But he is suffering
alot. I have tried rubbing Voltaren gel
but this does not help - somebody mentioned
we should wash with salt water - still no luck.
Please help us.

Many Thanks and God Bless

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Salma

It is important to reconsult the doctor for further tests to establish if there is vascular complications. The doctor will do a physical examination, blood tests and ultrasound of the blood vessels supplying his foot and left leg with blood. If he feels that it is a mechanical pain, your doctor will request x-rays of the joints involved.

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Dr Anrich

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