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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Also to the top of the foot or sole of the foot.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many possibilities.: There are a number of possibilities, including vascular, fascial, bone, muscle or nerve pain. They range from minor problems to serious conditions. If ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
It shouldn't,: The type of pain that you are describing is not typical of problems due to lactose intolerance. The description that you give lends more toward an ort ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
It: Can. This can lead to gait issues which could also lead to the muscle and nerve pain. Physical therapy would help this issue. Talk to your doctor
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hmmmm?: Lots of potential causes of calf pain including blood clots, muscle spasms, muscle tears or sprains, popliteal artery entrapment, dehydration, abnorma ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatic heel pain: Sciatic pain localized to the heel and achilles tendon is most likely related to compression and/or irritation of the s1 nerve root. The dermatomal di ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Sacroiliitis: Inflammation of the sacroiliac joint can mimic a ruptured disc in the back with radiating leg pain. By pushing over the dimple in the low right part o ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lump: That lump may be an infection/abscess. Have it checked out by your doctor. You may need minor surgery.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
This could be: This could be a number of things. Please post with more detail regarding your symptoms.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve pain: can be one cause of shoulder discomfort especially problems with the nerve roots in the mid cervical region however we're common things are bursitis t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Piriformis syndrome good example but not in back maybe in buttocks and neck scalene muscles in anterior neck , back pain not caused by pinched nerves ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Symptoms can be: similar but the pathology or cause is different. True SI joint pain does not actually compress the sciatic nerve but can irritate it. It causes pain ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See a Spine Surgeon: If you have some cervical spine pathologies like herniated discs, bone spurs, it can be associated with occipital headaches, neck pain, and pain down ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: If you are talking about the lower back, then answer is no. However, many conditions can cause generalized pain including pain in the spine. See a rhe ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Pyriformis Syndrome: ? sciatica absent back pain. This symptom pattern is compatible with pyriformis syndrome, but not exclusively. An Osteopath might be consulted for a ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you already have sciatica and it involves your si joint too, this nerve goes all the way down to the foot, and can affect any part of the nerve tha ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Clinical exam: Would enable a foot doc to determine in a few minutes. Neuritis complaints are generally numbness, burning, tingling, shooting. Pressure on known nerv ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
See PMD: If recent furoqunolone use, hx of disc disease/ spine arthritis/ B12 deficiency/ connective tissue disorder need to be considered. May be related, can ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the kn ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience Rheumatology
Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are havin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No: You need to uncover the cause of the arm numbness. Some thoughts with chest symptoms, could be pectoralis minor syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation back: You also need a back evaluation as well . This can be neurologic or myofascial pain as a part of your complaints. It may not be just one cause.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Go to an ER: Tell your parents and see a doctor. I don't lie the sudden balance problems coupled with all the rest.

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