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pain in lower back and numbness in lower back area and buttocks
A 39-year-old member asked:
10 years experience Neurology
Not necessarily: if only sensory symptoms and low back pain is not excruciating it can probably wait till a soon outpatient neuro consult/follow-up with an expedient m ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely disc : Problem in the back area (lumber region).
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
High lumbar disc: The combination of back pain, with numbness/pain radiating into front of thigh but not past the knee suggests a disc herniation l2-3 or l3-4. This is ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
18 years experience Neurosurgery
MRI or EMG: Would see your doctor for a possible MRI and emg. Anxiety can certainly exacerbate symptoms. Depending on results, would try to treat medically.
16 years experience Pain Management
PInched Nerve: The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are cause ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Potential nerve: This could be a problem of the nerves that subserve that area. Please see your physician who can obtain a thorough history and perform a physical exa ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica: The symptoms you are describing are very similar to those of sciatica or compression of one the nerve roots.Proper evaluation by a physician is recom ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
30 years experience Neurology
Disc?: Sounds like herniated disc in the low back to me. Please see a neurologist and a neurosurgeon.
A 42-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See a DO soon: Your best bet it does is to see an osteopathic physician, who can do a complete osteopathic physical examination on you to determine if you have any p ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Surgery?: This needs specialty care ASAP. You can expect a program of rest and/or exercises and/or physical therapy; or perhaps prompt surgery. Ask your doctor ... Read More
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Back pain: There are numerous causes of lower back pain. It is difficult to reach a diagnosis without a proper examination of your back and abdomen. The back pai ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Neurology
Cauda equnina: Usually is not is usually not associated with back pain. Numbness in the Saddle area as well as urinary retention or bowel incontinence may be seen.
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