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The back of my hip hurts on the side as well into my s.i., down my buttocks into my inner leg and down to my knee it hurts to turn and lay on hip/back?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
PROBABLE SCIATICA: Your symptoms are probably due to a 'compressed' lumbar nerve in your back (likely l3-4). A lumbar MRI scan may confirm the diagnosis. You should get seen for proper treatment which may include an initial short course of oral steroids (e.g. Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack). Warning signs for a serious condition, spinal stenosis (pinched spinal cord), are : leg weakness and/or bladder/bowel changes. Hope ur better!

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Last updated Jun 27, 2014

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