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Comment from: Chris, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: November 02

My right foot, ankle, and calf feel normal to the touch but my brain thinks my leg is ice cold. I have the extra lumbar vertebrae, fusion at L5-S1. Now MRI shows spinal stenosis at L 2 - 3 and L 3 - 4. I wonder what sensory nerves are causing this horrible ice cold feeling and which dermatomes are being pinched.

Comment from: Red, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 07

I am a bit confused. I have bulging discs L4/L5, and I wonder where the dermatome is for hamstring strain.

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