Well after getting tired of my numb thighs and swollen foot and leg (and pain and numbness and kittens and dogs) I made an off time appointment with my PM (who also is a neurologist) (Nice combo).
Upon looking at my foot and leg he said that I could have a deep venous thombosis and needed to get a venous doppler ASAP (as you may know if one of them thomboli breaks loose it becomes an emboli .... emboli's can get stuck in the brain, lung, or heart)= potential death. (ewe).
So tomorrow I am going to Alex's favorite hospital and am getting a venous doppler. If that comes out clean it would potentially point towards Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (almost as unappealing)as it would lead to a bunch of trigger point injections into the nerves near the herniations in my back L2 - L5.
What a drag it is getting old!
DVT or CRPS .... Place your bets!!
Warmest regards - and pitting edema,