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pain in back of leg above knee

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
? 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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Pressure: With exertional compartment syndrome, the fluid pressure in the tissue compartments of the legs increases excessively with certain activities. This ca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : There are many potential causes most are either related to the hip itself or related to the back. I would not hesitate to be seen and thoroughly eval ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: A good clinician can usually make that differentiation rather easily. A simple ultrasound will rule out a blood clot.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: For an 18 year old u have significant symptoms and shd be seen by your doctor to determine if u need to see a bone doctor or a gynecologist and if u n ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: You need to be thoroughly evaluated and to communicate effectively with the doctor(s) seeing you. This cannot be done long distance over the internet. ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: All these symptoms may result from sciatica, but see a doc to make sure you don’t have disc disease , or other compression, that also can produce the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg pain: Could be sciatica, Baker's cyst, synovial cyst , femoral acetabular impingement syndrome if athletic. or ilio-tibla band( though that is usually later ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica pain: sounds like radicular pain from your back, may need to see a medical professional to get checked and put on appropriate treatment plan
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hip?: Next thing to check is hip and proximal femur in you age group hip problems would be labral tear avn or pauciarticular RA or dysplasia and early DJD ... Read More
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