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Left leg numb and aching

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
You cant: By yourself. Numbess and pain is a parasthesia and is not normal. If persistent it need to be examined with a neuro workup and exam and also to look ... Read More

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Dr. Janak Acharya
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sciatica: You have sciatica. Avoid heavy lifting and see a physical therapist and your doctor. If you have a fever or bowel and bladder changes go to an ed.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
That happens: When ones nerve is compressed in the lower back. You should mention this to your doctor. Physical therapy is a good first line treatment.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be dangerous: like a blood clot or stroke. Given your history of hypertension, you should be seen and should not wait. Good luck.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Sciatica : Sciatica or spinal stenosis.Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Sounds like a : Radiculopathy ( nerve pain ).Could be from pressure anywhere along the nerve from above the area of pain/numbness.See your doctor if persists.Danger s ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Peripheral Artery Dz: Hi, Thank you for your question. If your pulses are not equal on both feet then you should be seeing a vascular surgeon. Hope that helps..contact me ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It didn't go : Into the right place. Sorry. Sometimes they can be tricky.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
Possible Disc issues: Sitting can place more pressure on a lower back spinal disc which can then cause low back pain with radiation to the buttocks or the legs depending on ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Cyst: Without having seen the images, I can only talk in general. White areas on MRI are commonly cysts or fatty tumors. These are benign and not to worry ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg swelling: If true swelling of the leg occurs and there is discomfort or tenderness behind the knee or in the calf, phlebitis is a concern and a leg ultrasound i ... Read More
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