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Can L4 5 Or L5 S1 Cause Pain Down My Right Leg
2 back surgeries in ~1 month. Wondering if increased [email protected] from overdoing it could cause severe burning/cramping pain behind knee, in calf/ankle, & thigh? Have to lie down & hard to walk/sit.
This may be related : to anyone of several possible causes. Sometimes, even though the nerve that may have had some compression on it does not immediately respond to surgery or if you had surgery especially 2 so close that just manipulation of nerve may cause inflammation . Also one has to make sure you did not develop a blood clot in leg post op. You should discuss this with your surgeon. Scar tissue can form now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Upper Sore spinal and back pain around L3 or L4 since lumbar discectomy ops for l5.s1 9 wks back.no fever or redness on wound.pain radiates to front ?
Spinal surgery: Go back and see the surgeon who operated on you and be reassessed. There are many reasons why this may be going on. ...Read more
4.5 years post l4, l5, s1 fusion. Pain in fusion area with pain radiating down r leg. Also some "tearing" feeling down right butt cheek. Is this ok?
Is this new?: It would help to know if this problem is new or not. It is possible that some problem with a lower level nerve is causing the feeling in your gluteal region. Normally, a fusion prevents this problem, but only for those levels. Could there be a problem below the fusion now? It is a good idea to check if it is new. If this is not new, perhaps some unhealed nerve damage is the cause. ...Read more
Need advice on what can cause SEVERE, worsening entire SACRAL and tailbone pain over 1 yr & worsening . Sitting or laying on backside too painful now.
Chronic lower back pain L2/L5 n S1 area, sensitivity with swelling also, cant sit for long or walk without serve pain, what could be the issue?
When evaluating lower back pain, can radicular pain on left affect right butt, hip & hamstring when there is a problem with L4, L5 and sacrum?
Left Radicular Pain: Left side radicular symptoms won't cause right side symptoms. Radicular implies that specific nerves are involved (example: left L5 and S1 radicular symptoms can cause side of the left leg and back of left leg pain-sometimes all the way into the left foot.). You have the same set of nerves on the opposite (right) side which could cause the same symptoms-depends on what that path is at L4/5 & L5/S1 ...Read more
Bad lower back pain in L4/L5 & s1 area, sensitivity also, cant sit for long, but no leg pain, what could be the issue?
What could be cause of sudden hip bone pain?The outer side bone 90° from where thigh-groin connect. Severe pain w.bent leg, standing & esp. rest. 27f
Trochanteric bursa: If the pain is on the outer bony prominence of the hip, it may be from underlying trochanteric bursitis, an inflammation of the bursa overlying the lateral edge of the femur. NSAIDs, ice, rest, stretching, Physical therapy may help. a thorough orthopaedic examination and likely X-rays will help formulate your definitive diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
I'm 32weeks pregnant & having extreme lower back pain and can't turn properly or get up from bed.what is the cause & what can relieve the sharp pain?
This can occur with : pregnancy just due primarily to the altered proportions and loads caused by the pregnancy especially in later stages. First one should make sure that there are no other causes like a kidney infection but once this has been determined to be just back pain simple things like a pregnancy harness as well as applying heating pads can help as well as seeing a physical therapist to learn some techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain left beltline area gets worse with activity. Not GI related. Sometimes radiates to back butt and inner thigh. Male 26 y/o. What are the possiblty?
Compression: Neuritis. Something is irritating nerves in your lower back and gluteal area. I advise a comprehensive phsical examination and basic xrays/ct scan of the ls spine. You can try using tylenol (acetaminophen) f you are not allergic.Avoid advil or aleve- these may worsen your gastriris. You must be evaluated with a physical exam and blood/urine studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can herbalife cause back, arm, leg & stomach pain, swollen & weak hands/arms and intermittent inability to move leg and arms after taking it 4 weeks?
Maybe -- concerned: Herbalife is a multilevel marketing scheme providing pricey, non-evidence-based diet products and emotional support. I am more concerned about the spironolactone you are taking perhaps contributing to an electrolyte disturbance along with the diet plan. You need to get with your physician now, ask about bloodwork & more & discuss your diet plan, or the next muscle to fail may be your heart. ...Read more
Can spondylolisthesis in L4-L5 and. S1 with pinched nerve cause thigh swelling especially if continuously sitting? Dx 10/1/16
Lowerback pain, mostly in bum. Can't put socks on and hurts to sit down. Suffer with both Crohn's & Sciatica. Can either cause this. Pain was Sudden?
What could be causing my chronic lower back and R leg pain that started after the birth of my little girl 2 .5 years ago? (Sharp pain down R leg, numbness, tingling, discoloration, cramping)
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lasting bladder problems horrible pain and muscle weakness from cauda equina L5 S1 lamonectomy 6 moths ago! No Dr will help with my pain! Scrips etc!!
I am an ovarian cancer patient on my 2nd recurrence. I have new pain & numbness in front of both thighs, worse when I sneeze / cough. Can malignant abdominal ascites be compressing lateral femoral cutaneous nerve causing pain? How can the pain be palliate
45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days? What might be the cause, how serious?
Needs evaluation: Pain in the chest can be musculoskeletal like a pulled muscle or a cracked rib but can also be from inflammation of the pleura (the covering of the lung) or even a problem in the lung like a pulmonary embolus. This could be serious but may not be. You should have a medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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