A 40-year-old member asked:
Why do i have dull aching pain in lower back radiating into groin and down leg?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Crystal Twynhamanswered
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 35 years experience
?Hernia ?Back Disc: Sometimes small hernias in the groin will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're describing. Another possibility is a herniated disc in your back, pressing on the nerves to go to these areas. You need to see a physician to sort this out, may need x-rays, and perhaps even a referral to a specialist. Good luck and get well soon!
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What to do if I have aching pain in lower back radiating into groin and down leg, what could this be?
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Dr. Ankush Bansalanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
See below: Herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, urinary tract infection, arthritis, and others. See your doctor for a full musculoskeletal and neurological exam as well as x-rays. Usually, you just need ibuprofen, heat and/or ice, and physical therapy.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
What can I do for this pain in lower back radiating into groin and down leg and what could this be?
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Dr. Qamar Khananswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist.
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Last updated Aug 3, 2018
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