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what is pain shooting down the leg

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Side pain & shooting pain down the leg may suggest disorders in regional nerves, and urinary frequency & urgency, bladder instability. Would b ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Leg pain.: You should see your Dr. in Canada. Or we can do 2nd opinion to get more information.
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are many potential causes. Sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back, is one of the more common causes. Arthritic conditions can ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Back pain especially lower back pain radiating down the legs needs to be checked by your doctor.Need a detailed history&Physical Examination if in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Obturator hernia: Seek gen surgery consult and MRI to confirm
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Parsa
12 years experience Neurosurgery
Need MRI: See PCP and obtain MRI of lumbar.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Depends: It could be nerve in nature or vascular. Vascular could be arterial or venous. Your symptoms are too broad. Get a consultation to,ask more questions ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Go to ER if: Spider bites need ER attention if you are experiencing stiffness or joint pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, muscle spasms, dizziness, fever, chi ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maram Khabbaz
20 years experience Geriatrics
Need a Dr to exam: you need a physician to exam your knee and images you might injured a ligaments before and this is aggravated now with specific movement you did you ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back & Leg Pain: You MAY have spinal stenosis, a narrowing in the spine that can pinch nerves. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment if needed. Peace and go ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Leg Pain Edema: Hi, Pain shooting down the leg maybe from the lower back nerve the Sciatic nerve. Soft tissue swelling could be a clot, sprain, edema. Need more histo ... Read More

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