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excruciating pain in the butt radiating down the leg

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Usually disc: Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury produci ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain of leg: This might be a tear of the hip ligament or hernia or some arthritis. Very difficult to say without examination. Given your amount of pain though I do ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Muscle cramps: Make sure you are hydrated, and replace your lost electrolytes by eating some fruits and salted crackers.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pain : The continuation of severe pain requires further evaluation and appropriate treatment. See your physician ASAP. Good Luck
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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Question: Not sure what the question is, but if you've had a laminectomy in the region where you now have pain, you should be reevaluated by your surgeon to ass ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: It sounds like your symptoms are progressing, so seeing your primary care physician for initial evaluation is a good idea. Based on your history and e ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pain: lasting that long needs to be looked at by your doctor. One POSSIBILITY is a torn meniscus which can be the result of trauma to the knee. Peace and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Benjamin
43 years experience Podiatry
Back issues: Your symptoms are similar to someone with back issues. Most likely sciatica. You should see a neurologist or orthopedist for follow up studies such ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: See a pain specialist and determine if targeted injections may help. With pain this severe, surgery may be the only solution.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Progressive testing: Your Dr. is eval the problem and doing the tests in a progressive manner. If the leg MRI is neg and no answer is obtained, then further testing will b ... Read More
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