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What can cause lower back pain and foot numbness?

What can cause lower back pain and foot numbness?

? ruptured disc: But the back pain could be due to other causes, and the foot numbness could be associated or a co-morbidity, such as tarsal tunnel syndrome, or emerging polyneuropathy, This can easily be sorted out using MRI and EMG ...Read more

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Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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Foot Numbness (Definition)

Foot numbness can be described as having a reduced sensation of feeling in the foot. It is generally a sign of an underlying neurological condition involving the sensory ...Read more


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Have had right side head pain, swelling, and foot numbness past week. Now have throbbing back pain on same side. Should i see my neuro or rheum dr?

Have had right side head pain, swelling, and foot numbness past week. Now have throbbing back pain on same side. Should i see my neuro or rheum dr?

Headache: If you are already established with a neurologists for a neurological condition i think visiting him now is a good start. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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Back pain & numbness in foot after MRI report l5-s1: wide based shallow disc herniation eccentric to left. Mild degree facet prominence. Central canal not significantly stenotic. What does this mean?

Back pain & numbness in foot after MRI report l5-s1: wide based shallow disc herniation eccentric to left. Mild degree facet prominence. Central canal not significantly stenotic. What does this mean?

Disc herniation: If your symptoms are left sided and consistant with a l 5 or s1 distribution might want to try an injection for diagnostic reasons good luck mostly good news no significant arthritic nartowing of nerve passages. ...Read more

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Have chronic back pain and now I have numbness in my feet and fingertips and i itch alot?

Have chronic back pain and now I have numbness in my feet and fingertips and i itch alot?

Back pain and numbne: This called neuropathy and has to do with irritation of the nerves at the spinal roots. Sometimes dealing with the cause of the back pain will help, but other times the numbness will remain or worsen. ...Read more

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I have low back pain numbness in right leg and foot. Sometime leg feels very heavy. Pain feels like knife slicing across back and stinging.

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. ...Read more

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Back pain causeing numbness n feet, legs, & right arm. Sometimes fall down. Been over a month & Drs. can't figure out the problem. Any ideas?

Back pain causeing numbness n feet, legs, & right arm. Sometimes fall down. Been over a month & Drs. can't figure out the problem. Any ideas?

Imaging?: Have you had any imaging-back xray MRI to see if there is any inflammation of any of the nerves that come out of the back,or if any disks are bulging against the spinal cord or nerves coming from the back and down the legs or from the neck down the arms?Maybe a neurologist would perform an EMG on the muscles in your right arm, feet and legs.Falling down is definitely not normal and concerning ...Read more

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Low back pain, numbness, tingling in thigh, legs and feet can't stand long?

Several things: Since there are several things that could be responsible you need to see your physician for an examination and work up. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more