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shooting pain down knee

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Tissue hypoxia : Sitting for a long time compromises blood circulation to the buttocks, hence the tingling sensation and sometimes pain. For the pain in the lower spin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Sciatica: Sounds like sciatica . See your GP / physio for review.
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Possibly: I think you mean L5/S1 injury?. Does sound like sciatica from something like this but there are a few other causes that may need examination and test ... Read More
Dr. Richard Benjamin
43 years experience Podiatry
Pain: Yes that would be the most likely cause. Follow up with x-ray and mri
A female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Pnched nerve: could be in a muscle in you buttocks, such as the periformis muscle which is known to pinch the sciatic nerve and cause sciatica, but can also be comi ... Read More
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Sciatica: Female has low back pain unrelated to position. Pressure on region of sacroiliac joint (SIJ ) caused "shooting pain" to knee one side, called "Fortin ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
HealthTap: HealthTap isn't a referral service. Although HealthTap Prime provides medical services. you would need face to face in person services if you desire ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Several things: could explain it but you will need to get evaluated by a doctor and likely imaging done (knee X-ray and/or MRI). I'm sorry you are having this pain - ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Numbness and pain: You have a nerve impingement. Consult a back specialist for help and possible physiotherapy
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Assessment would be: appropriate. You have a number of options to include starting with a primary care provider, orthopedic surgeon, osteopath or chiropractic. The impor ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kneecap: you need to be examined for correct diagnosis but it sounds like your kneecap may be the cause.squatting loads the kneecap into the trochlea(groove in ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Left knee: Please start with a someone who will take you to the Emergency facility where they will carefully examine your knee. Lab test and/or xrays will be don ... Read More

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