i don't know what to do about severe sharp lower back pain, numbness in right and left leg, and pain and pressure in testicles i have been experiencing progressive lower back pain for 3 months. sometimes my right and left leg go numb, like their asleep.
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 28 years experience
Sciatica : Sciatica is back and leg pain resulting from compression of the sciatic nerve as it leaves the spine. You should see a spine specialist or spine surgeon for proper work-up and treatment of your pain. If you are not responding to conservative treatment you may be candidate for steroid injections or back surgery. Today many back surgeries can be done through very small incisions producing less damage and quicker recovery.
Please see my health guide on lumbar disk herniations and sciatica. Good luck!
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Pain Management 17 years experience
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Should I take ibuprofen to get rid of pain from eye swelling?
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Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Maybe: Ibuprofen works fairly well as an analgesic. Just make sure there isn't any acute problems that needs treatment now. Best to be seen by your ophthalmologist just to make sure.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
I recently had epidural steroid injection and I have a burning pain in groin. Is this normal?
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Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Within reason. The injection itself may initially irritate the tissues around the nerve and the nerve itself. Especially if you had what is called a transforaminal injection. It sounds as if your injection was given around the 3rd lumbar nerve, right ?
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Las Vegas, NV
A 39-year-old female asked:
Headaches I hadn't experienced feel like migraines for they come with nausea vomiting dizziness weakness also cold toes cold sweats neck pain clammy?
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Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
See your doctor: These extra symptoms are just more severe migraines. Migraines are the body's warning system. Something is stressing you that is making your migraines more complex. You may have infection, allergic reaction, toxic reaction to food or drug, or some emotional crisis. You need a good medical checkup.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands. Could it be HIV or some other dise?
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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayesanswered
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Get tested: If you have high risk sexual behavior or use IV illicit drugs, get tested. Don't wait for symptoms because you might not have them until really late. Only one lymph node is not very dangerous but i would have a consultation with the physician to be on the safe side.
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My mother is suffering through rheumatoid arthritis and can not walk much and always feels the pain on both the knee joints .?
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Gastroenterology 46 years experience
Rheumatoid: She should be seen by a rheumatologist and placed on the appropriate medications pain medication and anti-inflammatory medication. Physical therapy may or may not be part of the treatment as well.
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