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Could sciatica make knee pain worse or be the complete cause?

Could sciatica make knee pain worse or be the complete cause?

Possible: If you have an underlying spine issue, it could cause the nerves going to the knee muscles to malfunction which can cause the knee to hurt or even muscles around the knee to misfire resulting in knee pain as well. I would however still make sure your knee isn't the problem as well. Both need to be treated in order for this to work in the long term. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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If standing for more than a few minutes causes knee pain and makes your leg very tired but walking doesn't as much, what could this be?

If standing for more than a few minutes causes knee pain and makes your leg very tired but walking doesn't as much, what could this be?

Knee Pain: It does not sound like a joint problem such as arthritis. Circulation problems in your legs can sometimes become symptomatic with standing. Do you get any numbness in your legs when you stand ? Any history of back problems ? ...Read more

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Which medical conditions cause severe leg/knee pain?

Which medical conditions cause severe leg/knee pain?

Different causes: The first challenge is to identify why your knee is painful. Common causes include arthritis, tears of the meniscal cartilage, chondromalacia of the patella, or loose bodies within the knee joint. See your doctor or get an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate and get help with treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause knee pain in the right leg?

Knee pain: Injury, swelling, meniscus tear, ligament tear of acl and pcl, ligament tears of mcl and lcl, fracture, synovitis, connective tissue disease, arthritis, referred pain, among others. ...Read more

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Leg fully extended/flexed or between.Suddenly get a surge of knee pain, 10.Last 10min then gone. Cause & what can I do when this happens to lessen pai?

You need to see an -: Orthopod to be evaluated/diagnosed and treated. In the meantime, take some pain meds that you have used in the past and rest the knee in a brace. Good luck. ...Read more

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There is severe knee pain, can't keep my legs still, keeping it still causes a wierd sensation inside forcing me to move my legs ensuring movement?

There is severe knee pain, can't keep my legs still, keeping it still causes a wierd sensation inside forcing me to move my legs ensuring movement?

Restless legs: It's called restless leg syndrome (rls) and can have many causes. It is relatively easy to treat. The knee pain may or may not be related. See a doctor. You can learn more here: http://www.Rls.Org/. ...Read more

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I get a knee pain in my left leg on and off. And with it,follows a pull sensation from the back of my thigh to toe tips. What are the causes and cure?

Many causes: There are many causes for this including injuries, several types of arthritis, back problems, overuse syndromes, circulation problems. I am sorry I can't give you a definite answer without a lot more information. Your best option is to see your doc and get a definite diagnosis first ...Read more

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Would my overlapping second toe and severe bunions cause me to have knee pain and leg numbness of the same leg? I have no pre existing leg issues.

Would my overlapping second toe and severe bunions cause me to have knee pain and leg numbness of the same leg? I have no pre existing leg issues.

Pain not related: The only way that your knee pain would be related to your bunion and/or hammertoe, is the fact that they are making you walk differently due them being painful themselves (bunion/hammertoe). Consider them being indirectly related. The numbness is totally a different issue. That could be something originating from your back. Consult a professional. ...Read more

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Can calf pain, knee pain in both legs be caused by poor shoes? 2 negative d dimer

Yes: If the question is can poor shoes cause those problems, the answer is yes and very common. Due to leg adjustment to walking and causing strain in those areas. Is it the actual cause in you is a bigger question as it is difficult to surmise that without proper examination. The treatment is change shoes and if you feel the difference, then you can come to a conclusion. ...Read more

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I have a vericose vein on my left leg on the calf muscle can this cause leg & knee pain?

I have a vericose vein on my left leg on the calf muscle can this cause leg & knee pain?

Spuriously, yes: Varicosities in and of themselves do not cause knee pain(s), rather the extremity in question typically aches, feels "full, " and occasionally sharp pains may be sensed along the vein or its tributaries. The lesser saphenous vein starts near the lateral, posterior ankle and extends up to the popliteal fossa (the space behind the knee). Plan: ultrasound to assess for reflux, a baker's cyst or dvt. ...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. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more