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I have left leg pain there is a mass in the psoas muscle

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rarely: Some of the nerves to and from the legs pass through the muscle. If the muscle has an abscess (pus collection) or tumor (pretty rare), it might irrita ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Not usually: The iliopsoas muscle runs from inside your pelvis and crosses your hip joint and attaches to the femur. Its chief function is to flex the hip/leg. Pai ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to know?: Without more history, it will be difficult to answer you. I am assuming you have had a ct or MRI or other imaging study and perhaps a needle biopsy. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: probably herniated disk you need to be seen and have a MRI and an evaluation losing muscle mass is a sign you need to be seen
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Needs consultation: Recommend a neurological visit, and consider both imaging and EMG study. If your femoral nerve is involved, you can lose muscle bulk and strength ove ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
???: Could be various problems. See young orthopaedic surgeon for a formal work up!
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A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle : You probably have an overuse muscle or tendon injury. Try to rest it, take an nsaids, try heat
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Numbness: You might be having a problem with the nerves supplying your legs. This can occur from injury, degeneration of the spine, or certain systemic disease ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Let doc know: Let your doctor know your progress, the dx-opinion was a moment in time, let doc know progress and if now resolving then they can refer you for furthe ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It sounds like: an enlarged lymphonodes. See your doctor to find the cause .
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Limb on leg: Sounds like it might be phlebitis, that's doctor talk for a small clot in a superficial vein. They are a nuscience more than a serious problem but pr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: size and whether it is located any deeper than subcutaneous tissue. If you are concerned, you should get a second opinion.
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