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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Go see your doc: You may need an MRI of the back. Go see your doc. After his exam, you may need steroids (medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak) and a referral to the ... Read More

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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
20 years experience Internal Medicine
See your provider...: Be seen for physical exam. Depending on circumstances, this could represent claudication (poor blood flow), degeneration of lower back with compressio ... Read More
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Ligament injury or: You could have weak ligaments in the lumbar spine or injury to the sacroiliac joint. Prolotherapy can help you. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaom ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Milam
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibilities: Variety of conditions can cause pain. One common cause is a pinched nerve. But that usually doesn't start in the neck and radiate down the leg. Witho ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: You may be describing a case of sciatica or otherwise known as pinched nerve. See your doctor. I would suggest antiinflammatory meds and physical ther ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica?: You are desscribing a condition called sciatica. This is an irritation of the sciatic (cy-attic) nerve as it come off your lower spine. This can be ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Must see a skin: specialist, a dermatologist and get a definitive diagnosis.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
PROBABLE SCIATICA: Your symptoms are probably due to a 'compressed' lumbar nerve in your back (likely l3-4). A lumbar MRI scan may confirm the diagnosis. You should get ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It sounds like: Sciatica or pinched nerve which maybe related to arthritis, slipped disc or narrowing of the spinal canal. Diabetes is a remote possibility. See your ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain in buttocks: This could be coming from the back and radiating down the leg or a tight hamstring and gluteus muscle. Also could be piriformis. I would rest, stretc ... Read More
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