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Will genital herpes cause buttock ache/ back of leg ache even though rash is elsewhere? I.e penis

Will genital herpes cause buttock ache/ back of leg ache even though rash is elsewhere? I.e penis

Probably not, but...: This depends on the nature and timing of hte pain. If the buttoch/leg discomfort is at the same time as a genital herpes outbreak, or starts 1-2 days before, and if it clears up in another day or two. they may be linked. If you're talking about more chronic or persistent, ongoing pain, and not associated with herpes outbreaks, then almost certainly it's an entirely separate problem. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Does herpes cause a constant slight burn in your back,groin and legs? Symptoms for last year since random sexual encounter. Could it be in my head???

Does herpes cause a constant slight burn in your back,groin and legs?  Symptoms for last year since random sexual encounter. Could it be in my head???

Not usually: shingles can [former chicken pox virus that lies in the root of the nerve , called post herpetic neuralgia]but never heard that herpes does this , can get many recurrances , feel tingling then get grape like vesicles together then crust over after a week then goes away , feel just prior tingling sensation, it varies between people who have herpes virus [also lies dormant in root of nerve , ] ...Read more

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What can cause leg pain?

What can cause leg pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! begin a self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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What causes almost constant leg pain?

What causes almost constant leg pain?

Many causes: Need to r/o local problems. Then need to r/o vascular vs. Nerve problems. Too many causes to list. ...Read more

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What causes severe leg pain upon awaking?

What  causes  severe leg pain upon awaking?

See below: In general these conditions emanate from the spine or pelvic area go see an orthopedic surgeon and get a xray of your back. Lumbar spine.. He will give you further recommendations which would include some outpatient physical therapy stretching proper body mechanics and lifting techniques proper work ergo dynamics .... And others for conservative management if indicated. Stay away from chronic pain management unless a last resort. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of this dull/achey leg pain?

What is the cause of this dull/achey leg pain?

Nonspecific: Leg pain can be caused by many things such as a lumbar radiculopathy, neuropathy, muscle injury, etc. I would recommend seeing a physician for evaluation, as this type of question cannot be well answered through this type of forum. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of severe leg pain?

Pinched nerve: There can be many causes. A pinched nerve, a block in one of the blood vessels going to the leg, muscle overuse from too much work, etc. If the pain persists, there is swelling or discoloration please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can sweet-and-low cause leg pain?

No: Leg pain does not appear to be a publicized side effect of saccharin. ...Read more

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Would sweet and low cause leg pain?

Would sweet and low cause leg pain?

Not That I know. I -: Am unsure if that has ever been reported. Lets see if anyone else has any info on this matter. Till then you might get yourself seen by your pcp to assess if there is some other cause for your leg pains. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does menstration cause leg pain?

Why does menstration cause leg pain?

Hormones: Pelvic vein disease which can include varicose veins on the vulva and in the pelvis as well as the legs. We order pelvic ultrasound from specialist & venous ultrasound of the legs. We have just injected or ablated leg veins successful in some, others need the pelvic veins treated. Write to me at info@morrisonvein.Com. I will send you more info. See vein doctor at www.Phlebology.Org. ...Read more

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Can hypercholestremia cause leg pain?

Can hypercholestremia cause leg pain?

Not generally: At your age it would be extremely unlikely. Plaque from excess cholesterol sometimes builds up in arteries and can plug up blood flow producing exertional symptoms in the lower legs. This generally occurs in late middle age in those who have smoked. ...Read more

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Can a barthalins cyct cause leg pain?

No: Bartholin cysts are near the vagina and can cause discomfort in that area, but not leg pain. Persistent symptoms can be treated by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Do high heels cause back and leg pain?

Possible: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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What causes leg pain after prolonged sitting?

Lots of causes: Depending on which part of your leg hurts, and what position you have been sitting in, there are multiple potential causes. With this information, and with a physical exam, a physiatrist or sports med doc can help determine the cause. Can range from muscle cramps from decreased blood flow to tight muscles to an irritated nerve. ...Read more

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What causes you to have vaginal and leg pain?

Most likely a spinal: Pathology like a disk prolapse or spinal stenosis causing groin and leg pain. See your spine surgeon, who'll get a MRI to confirm the DX and start treatment. ...Read more

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Excruciating leg pain, causes numbness, what to do?

See a neurologist: Info is scant. A neurologist can diagnose and treat your pain after a detailed history and examination. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

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