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what does it mean when i have pain going up my leg
A 43-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Podiatry
Ouch!: Lumbar radiculopathy. Which means a pinched nerve in your back which gives symptoms going down your legs. I would see a neurologist.
27 years experience Podiatry
Means you : Need to see a neurosurgeon for evaluation before you cripple yourself. You have serious nerve impingement going on.
A 29-year-old female asked:
28 years experience Pain Management
Sciatica: sounds like you're describing sciatica quite well. Perhaps anti-inflammatory medications and gentle stretching should take care of it. Otherwise pleas ... Read More
18 years experience Rheumatology
Sciatica: It is possible to have irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve due to herniated disc from your back. Usually gives a sharp/ electric type of p ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
12 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve Compression: For most, a limb "falling asleep" just means you need to change positions so that the nerve is not compressed and then it will be fine. There are othe ... Read More
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve or blood flow : Moist likely nerve compression either at the back or in the leg. Could get an EMG to check it. Could see a neurosurgeon to evaluate if you need imagin ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve: Most likely. See your doc for eval.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Sciatica: What kind of study did you have. The term Vertebra popped is very atypical. It sounds like what you are describing is an MRI or possibly CT showing a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chronic or acute?: If chronic problem might be a neuropathy. If more acute - did you make contact with a substance with allergic reaction (contact dermatitis)? If one d ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic or infected: If it's kind of red and warm to touch with itchiness--local allergic relation. If it's red, hard, hot and tender to touch-- infection.
A female asked:
49 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vascular: You might want to see a vascular surgeon to evaluate the blood vessels in your leg. I would not ignore this.
A 52-year-old female asked:
57 years experience Pediatrics
Restless legs: You may have restless legs syndrome. Consult your doctor for help and medication.
A 48-year-old male asked:
13 years experience Radiology
Varicose vein: A swollen vein in the leg may mean a varicose vein where due to reflux of flow the veins get dilated over time. The vein may also be obstructed from a ... Read More
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