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i have a synoid cyst between my 4th and 5th lumbar vertebrae that is causing severe pain from hip to ankle in my right leg what are treatment options

A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
See a surgeon: You need to see a neurosurgeon to discuss options. Generally the treatments range from physical therapy, epidural or other injections, or surgery. A ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Same as before: Sounds like you are having an acute flare of sciatica. These symptoms will usually resolve within days to weeks. Recommend OTC antiinflammatories an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
If: no fxs time will help and NSAIDS, if no head injury or blood in urine no internal injuries
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back : Back and leg pain can be caused by disks, stenosis, slipping of the spine (spondylolithesis), foraminal stenosis, spine fractures, etc. Most likely ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
PT: Would start with pt or chiropractic care. Home stretches, nsaids, ice or heat also recommended. If no improvement then cortisone injections would be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Back pain: You are too young. Just take some over the counter Aleve (naproxen) 500mg 2x a day after food. Do proper back exercises which you can do after watchin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, i can not tell you the cause of your pain. However, when working around the spine, it is often necessary to work around, or handle nerve roots ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Hip pain: There can be many causes and this need to evaluated. Please make an appointment with your pmd first.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Bump on buttocks: Would f/u with doc could be cyst or abscess and should be treated /removed. Likely there is nerve irritation/ compression but if infectious do not wa ... Read More

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