Five years ago I had a right knee replacement, with no problems. I am now five weeks out and have terrible burning on the surface of my knee. In addition. when I woke up in the hospital I could not feel my foot. It was completely numb. I could wiggle my toes. About 14 hours after surgery, a nurse finally loosened the pressure sleeve, stockings and ace bandage. I immediately felt my foot come back. However, five weeks later, I still have a numb area on the left side of my foot which continues to feel like thousands of needles going through it. The doctor said I must have back issues, I DONT and DIDNT either before or after surgery. Is something wrong? Will the numbness in my foot go away and how can I stop the terrible burning in my knee? I am taking Gabapentin at night, it helps the burning a little bit. I can't stand to have even a sheet over my knee. HELP PLEASE!
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