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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Sciatica: It sounds like there is pressure on your sciatic nerve, that comes from the spinal column, passes through the bones of the spine, then under a muscle ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
?Hernia ?Back Disc: Sometimes small hernias in the groin will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're describing. A ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
The pain in: your right tigh could be due to due to minor injury or inflammation to tissues in your upper, outer thigh area.(Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome) or ... Read More
Dr. Howard Eskanazy
24 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not related: The thigh pain sounds like a tight ITB band for which you can try stretching and massage. If you have been ruled out for a dangerous pathology like a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain: Sharp, shooting pain involving the back and leg suggests a pinching of a nerve possibly from a disc bulge or a spur in your spine. If it persists, see ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Depends: More info would be helpful. Could be muscle strain, referred pain or bone problem.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Not normal symptoms. Get to your physician ASAP or ER tonight.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain: It appears that there is an intermittent impingement of a nerve or muscle which may be positional and causing sharp,shooting thigh pain. The inpingeme ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Thigh pain: there are many causes of this problem. If it is upper thigh might think about meralgia parathestica which is an entrapment of the later femoral cutan ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
30 years experience Pain Management
Maybe from your back: I t could be an entrapment of the nerves down your lower extremity ( obturator nerve) or it could be degenerative disc changes of your lumbar spine ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say!: There's not enough info to give any specific advice. How long have you had this? is the pain constant? Does it hurt with movement? Do you have any ... Read More
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