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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 the pain. If the buttock/leg discomfort is only during a genital herpes outbreak, or starts 1-2 days before, and if it clears up in another 1-2 days, they may be linked. However, herpes doesn't cause chronic or persistent, ongoing, deeper back, buttock or leg pain, that doesn't accompany outbreaks. In that case, 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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Can genital herpes makes UR whole body itch such as chest back legs is it UR nervous system that causes the itch?

Can genital herpes makes UR whole body itch such as chest back legs is it UR nervous system that causes the itch?

No I do not believe: That genital herpes can cause total body itching, but rather localized itching. Something else is likely going on ...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 some causes of leg pain during sprints?

What are some causes of leg pain during sprints?

Many: Lactic acid build up, stress fracture, pinched nerve, out of shape, exertional compartment...Give me more of what is going on. ...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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What can cause leg pain 9 days after microdiscectomy?

What can cause leg pain 9 days after microdiscectomy?

Nerve irritation.: A nerve could be irritated from the swelling/inflammation related to surgery. Please check with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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What's a good way to address leg pain caused from a metal plate?

Speak with Ortho: This issue should be evaluated by your orthopedist to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on what is the cause of the leg pain I have that make me uncomfortable at night?

What's your opinion on what is the cause of the leg pain I have that make me uncomfortable at night?

Stretch: The first thing to do is stretch your foot and leg by standing with just your toes on a stair step. Relax your leg such that your heel moves toward the stair below. ...Read more

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What would cause burning leg pain?

What would cause burning leg pain?

Usually disc: Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury producing irritation of the adjoining nerve and or muscle needs to considered. Bursal inflmmation around the hip can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes groin back and leg pain?

Several possibles: Possible causes include hip or back issues. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes groin and shooting leg pain?

What causes groin and shooting leg pain?

Leg pain: You have a pinched nerve in your back or problem with your hip. Get an orthopedic evaluation and a xray of your back and hip. ...Read more

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