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lower leg pain radiating down one leg severe

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Dr. Ed Kaplan
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38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Are you a grad student in mountain climbing? It depends on your activity and where exactly you are hurting.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Kinda general: Hence recommend you see a doctor for an exam.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Leg pain: Have you ever had low back issues or injury. This may be the cause of the lower leg pain unless there was a direct injury to leg that you haven't ment ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Leg pain.: You should see your Dr. in Canada. Or we can do 2nd opinion to get more information.
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are many potential causes. Sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back, is one of the more common causes. Arthritic conditions can ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: I would encourage you to have an exam and appropriate radiologic studies. It would be highly unlikely that someone in their 20s would experience "gro ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Depends: It could be nerve in nature or vascular. Vascular could be arterial or venous. Your symptoms are too broad. Get a consultation to,ask more questions ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
48 years experience Pediatrics
Growing pains!: Growing pains are secondary to muscle cramping and usually occur anywhere from. Age 7 up till about 13. Increased symptoms after more activity. Treatm ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Knee pain: Any pain in knee or leg that has lasted 10-15 years really needs an evaluation. This is not a common situation. Causes that might explain a problem so ... Read More
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Back pain: There are numerous causes of lower back pain. It is difficult to reach a diagnosis without a proper examination of your back and abdomen. The back pai ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Could be disk: Injury in the low back causing mechanical nerve root compression or could be referred pain. A doctor will be able to tell you after a detailed physica ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Lotus neuropathy?: Sounds like compressive neuropathy from sitting indian style too much. I would avoid this and sometimes physical therapy helps.

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