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A 23-year-old male asked:

I'm 23 and have been having burning pains in my lower back radiating down the front of my legs with stiffness for two years what is this ?

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Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Lumbar radiculopathy: My guess is that you had a lumbar strain and the muscle spasm causing pressure on the nerve supplying these areas of back and leg. To get the correct diagnosis see a physician who with the aid of physical exam and imaging studies can diagnose your problem.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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