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I have numbness running up the left side of the outer part of my left leg for a few months now and recently have pretty bad pain in my left

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Referred pain: Sciatica is a form of radiculopathy associated with nerve root injury in the lower lumbar spine. Sometimes there is a nerve entrapment at one of the h ... Read More
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience Podiatry
Sciatica: It sounds like the problem is further up--you may have spinal stenosis or other nerve entrapment causing sciatica. Probably need to see either a neur ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you ha ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
PT and ortho: Would recommend physical therapy and neurosurgery consult for further evaluation.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Rest and Relaxation.: Low back disc herniations have a way of causing pain and numbness under normal activity levels. Running, you must understand, will take you another le ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
What do you do?: It could be inflammation around one of the nerves. This can be because an injury to a tendon, ligament, etc. Or overuse. Try this: http://en.Wikipe ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunately : Unfortunately the description of your symptoms does not allow me to provide a very educated suggestion as to the cause of your problems. In particular ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Lumbar radiculopathy: Unfortunately this may end up being a long term problem with the type of surgery you had. I would try to follow up with the surgeon and get a repeat M ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Numbness:post partum: The symptoms described may be caused simply from a preferred posture while sleeping which is prolonged secondary to interrupted sleep, causing the nor ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Paresthesias: Are what you are descriving and are not normal. If persistent they should be evaluatred by a physician. They can be a nerve problem or possible from ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Possi.nerve compress: Possibly either left sciatic or left peroneal nerve may be compressing in your laying position causing tingling in left foot.

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