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A 44-year-old male asked:

I have a radiating pain in my right leg, starting from the rightsacroiliac joint, further through the hip and outer part of the thigh, upto the feet. cause and remedy?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Common: This is a very common pattern in someone who is having problems with the lower lumbar spine. There are many potential causes of this including problems with the discs, nerves in the spine, joints in the spine, tendons and ligaments. Best to see your doctor and get checked out. These symptoms will often go away on their own as well but if they persist beyond a couple of weeks see your doctor.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Need to see a doctor: Your problem sounds like a back problem or sciatic nerve problem. See an orthopedic doctor.
Dr. Matthew Zwerling
A Verified Doctoranswered
53 years experience
May be disc related: While i agree in part with the previous doctor, this also may be a reflection of si joint injury, so seeing an osteopath may be as valuable. Even a pt skilled in manual medicine can be effective.

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