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Left leg pain from hip to foot

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Leg Pain: I am having left leg pain, hip pain progressing to my big toe, calf, and inner thigh. Xray of hip and knee shows nothing. The Xray primarily evaluates... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
? nerve root : Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2-... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
Podiatry 23 years experience
Probably: Depends on the cause but that is a potent anti inflammatory that should provide some relief for most conditions. However it is not a pain pill so the ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
You should not : Randomly take medication unless prescribed by your doctor. Having said that, in some cases the Prednisone may help. On the flip side, the Prednisone i... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Chronic leg pain: There are many reasons for chronic leg pain. A comprehensive examination of the knees and hips with a good neurological examination to check for the s... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Arterial or: venous insufficiency as possibilities; however, I suggest an examination to include venous and arterial ultrasound of lower extremities.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: This is radicular pain caused by nerve compression in the lower back (sciatica). There are several approaches available including physical therapy, an... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Just a thought: but you may have a trochanteric bursitis (HIP BURSA INFLAMMATION) A cortisone injection may be helpful! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Roth
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Sciatica: This is what is commonly called sciatica but properly described as radiculopathy. The fact that it's distribution of tingling extends into the toe, it... Read More
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