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pain down front of right leg

A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
RLE shooting pain: Lumbar radiculopathy, diabetic amyotrophy, compartment syndrome, and less likely vascular (ischemia or claudication) and nerve entrapment or compressi ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes : Yes i would recommend you seeing your primary care doctor. You may benefit from anti-inflammatory and physical therapy. If it does not improve then ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If it involved the-: L-4 nerve root,there's damage to it as it supplies the quadriceps femoris among others. Your surgeon must be aware of this. If not you have to call &a ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Need more info: Pain in top of thigh can be L2, L3, or L4 nerve root. If you had surgery for any of those nerves, continued compression may be the reason for this pai ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: More info would be helpful. If it was there before surgery, then it suggests that the cause of that pain was not addressed with the surgery or that y ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sciatica: Sciatica is nerve pain from compression of the sciatic nerve. Could also be pyriformis muscle trapped and causing pain. I would recommend a physical t ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Burning pain: You could have a disk/nerve problem. Go see your doctor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
A number of things: This could be related to a number of things. If it affects that thigh area, may be meralgia paresthestica. But like most things, if it does not impr ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi answered
20 years experience Pain Management
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagno ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Plan: You still need to see a doctor. This description is not giving any possibility to make a diagnosis and treatment. It's call watchful observation and h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Must have evaluation: Need more information. An orthopedic evaluation can determine whether you have a ruptured disk or other problem. The orthopedist or a physical thera ... Read More

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