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Nerve damage in knee

Patient: I believe I have nerve damage in my knee from falling on it twice. There’s numbness and a burning sensation in my leg below. Wondering if I need to go to the doctor right away or if it will get better on it’s own.


Symptoms: Numbness, tingling and burning in right leg after falling

Doctor: Thank you for question. Blunt force trauma from falling can result in some transient nerve damage which will can resolve without complication after a few days to weeks. If more than 2 weeks pass, and you still feel numbness, tingling, or burning in your right leg, then we recommend you then consult a physicians for further evaluation.Thank you for choosing


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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