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1 week ago got lower back pain with leg pain on one side, sometimes on both sides rarely. Don't know what this is from seemed to come with period pain?

1 week ago got lower back pain with leg pain on one side, sometimes on both sides rarely. Don't know what this is from seemed to come with period pain?

possibly sciatica: There are a number of possibilities, but among the most common cause is "sciatica". This is a condition in which a nerve becomes irritated in the back and can cause pain that runs down the leg. For reasons that we dont fully understand, sciatica can be worse during periods, this is possibly multi-factorial from the fluid retention, inflammation, and hormonal changes that can occur, may resolve. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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I get back pain and leg pain if i stand up for too long what could this mean?

Back Pain: Many things that can cause these symptoms. If you are healthy with no injuries, avoid flat shoes when you are standing. A low heel rather than a flat shoe can make a big difference. If pain is severe or makes you feel weak or numb or if pain wakes you from sleep, it should be checked by MD right away. Exercises like push ups strengthen core and reduce back pain by improving posture. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between digestion, back pain and leg pain/weakness?

Is there a connection between digestion, back pain and leg pain/weakness?

Possibly: By far the most common connection is that a person will have back pain running down the leg, otherwise known as a sciatica, and medication will be used that can then cause nausea or constipation. Don't hesitate to be seen if you are having problems. ...Read more

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What can be done to strengthen the ligament in your ankle? He was told that the ligament in his ankle is the cause for his back pain and leg pain.

What can be done to strengthen the ligament in your ankle? He was told that the ligament in his ankle is the cause for his back pain and leg pain.

Musclestrengthening: Ligaments have no contraction ability so once sprained it is more lax and ligamentous laxity many times require surgery in athletes. For less demanding patients sturdy high top shoes, ankle braces and taping will assist ambulation. Strengthening the muscles which cross the joint will tighten the laxity specific the peroneal muscle group.ToeRaisesactivatesthisgroup.Kneepainmayimprovewithmorestabil ...Read more

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Acute hip pain. With back. Pain and. Leg pain?

Acute hip pain. With back. Pain and. Leg pain?

Back pain/ sciatica: Sounds like mostly low back pain from early arthritis or a disc problem with nerve irritation see a doctor about it. ...Read more

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Had back pain now leg pain I get bad pain in my right leg when I cough had it for three weeks now?

Sciatica: It sounds like sciatica. Get a doctor to examine you and do a neurological examination. He or she may also order radiological study for more accurate definition of your sciatica. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Microdiscetomy 3-17 on easter sat down 3 hours didn't walk much during seating after this feel severe back pain stifness leg pain did hurt myself?

Low back pain: It is not uncommon after back surgery to have back pain and stiffness. Stretching exercises, walking, and moist warm heat to aching muscles and ice at night can speed recovery. It is unlikely that you hurt anything by sitting for a long period of time. ...Read more

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I am three weeks post op TVH. I went on a long trip this past week (about 11 hours each way), now having lower back pain and leg pain on left side.

I am three weeks post op TVH. I went on a long trip this past week (about 11 hours each way), now having lower back pain and leg pain on left side.

Evaluation: A doctor will need to evaluate your leg urgently. Your long road trip soon after major surgery makes you high risk for a blood clot in the leg called a DVT. This needs prompt evaluation ...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


Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more