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Pain in back of leg above knee

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Pains : It is unfortunate that you are going through this .As you know a stroke can affect muscle strength on one side of the body. When doing everyday tasks ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 48 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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Pressure: With exertional compartment syndrome, the fluid pressure in the tissue compartments of the legs increases excessively with certain activities. This ca... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Yes: A good clinician can usually make that differentiation rather easily. A simple ultrasound will rule out a blood clot.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
This sounds like: a PINCHED NERVE in your SPINE at the l4-5 level....check with your Primary Care Provider for possible MRI lumbar spine or referral to back specialist!... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 36 years experience
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
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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