A 25-year-old female asked:
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i usually get my pinched nerve on my left leg and lately i have been feeling in on my other leg (knees down)? could this be my pinchenerve?

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Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Different nerve: If you are having problems in the other leg, it would have to be a different "pinched" nerve. However, some rather large, central disc herniations or bilateral narrowing can cause problems on both sides.
Answered on May 23, 2015
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Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
59 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
YOUR MAIN PROBLEM OF BACK LESION CAN CAUSE BOTH LEGS PROBLEMS BUT KNOW --CAUSE CAN BE DIFFERENT TOO.
Sep 30, 2013
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
59 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
EVAL- DIAGNOSE TREAT: Exam and eval is essential for radiculopathy or disc problems metabolic can do similar symptoms MRI and EMG study needed . Trial therapy can help in diagnosis rehab/pain/ortho can help.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Christopher Pham
25 years experience Neurosurgery
Leg pain.: It is strongly recommended for you to obtain a MRI lumbar spine to rule out any disc herniation or spinal cord/nerve root compromise.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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