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Does sciatica also cause thigh cramps and hip pain?

Does sciatica also cause thigh cramps and hip pain?

Possible: Especially if you have involvement of L-3,4 root level, these problems can appear. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Can a large cyst at left L4 L5 cause right lower back hip pain and sciatica?

Can a large cyst at left L4 L5 cause right lower back hip pain and sciatica?

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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Can a virus cause low energy, low back pain and hip pain?

Can a virus cause low energy, low back pain and hip pain?

Maybe: Viruses can cause generalized soreness, muscle aches, and sometimes joint pains, but may not be the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can sciatica, hip pain and high uric acid in some way connected?

Can sciatica, hip pain and high uric acid in some way connected?

Possibly: Gout is known to cause some discs in the spine to calcify. I would have your doctor order some X-rays/MRI to be sure, but its not too common. ...Read more

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Lower back/hip pain(sharp) been to er 2dy ago. Gotten worse since. Told its sciatica. But has gotten were hubby has to help me move. Should I go back or wait it out. Can't talk the pain much longer?

Lower back/hip pain(sharp) been to er 2dy ago. Gotten worse since. Told its sciatica. But has gotten were hubby has to help me move. Should I go back or wait it out. Can't talk the pain much longer?

If you can't move: And the pain is worsening, you may need to seen in the ER again to optimize your pain medications. Every so often people even require a short stay in to obtain reasonable pain for severe sciatica. ...Read more

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Sciatica is herting my left hip .Pain is down the hole leg lots of pain in calf with some swelling.Im a large man 280pounds 6.3ft .I limp every where its killing me any thoughts?

Sciatica is herting my left hip .Pain is down the hole leg lots of pain in calf with some swelling.Im a large man 280pounds 6.3ft .I limp every where its killing me any thoughts?

Make sure: First you need to be evaluated that this is not a blood clot as calf swelling typically is not associated with a sciatica and a DVT or deep vein thrombosis or blood clot can mimic sciatic like symptoms including the pain with walking and a limp. Get checked now. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

Sciatica is a symptom describing pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more


Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more