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Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?

Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?

Yes: Herniated disks that are cause of sciatica pain typically get worse with sitting, bending at the waist, and definitely worse with bending/twisting and raising a heavy object. Try avoiding these positions/activities initially. Typically most herniated disk pain improves on its own by 3-6 weeks. If still bothering you then i recommend seeing your doctor for further imaging. ...Read more

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Fractured my l3-l5 in my lower back a few years ago. Still not healed and still have back pain. Can that cause aching pain in thigh, knees and ankle?

Fractured my l3-l5 in my lower back a few years ago. Still not healed and still have back pain.  Can that cause aching pain in thigh, knees and ankle?

It could: Referred pain from the spine is known as radiculopathy. The spinal levels you describe go into the lower limbs. Talk to your doctor to see if this is the case for you. ...Read more

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What causes pain to inner thigh after ejaculation?

What causes pain to inner thigh after ejaculation?

Thigh pain: If you also have tenderness in your testicles, t's possible you have inflammation in your epididymis (epididymitis), or a pulled muscle in your thigh could be the culprit. If this is a regular event, you may want to get checked by a urologist. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of pain in your thigh? The muscle area in the front to the point of limping.

What can be the cause of pain in your thigh? The muscle area in the front to the point of limping.

Muscle cramp: would likely be the most common cause although could be a muscle strain or tendonitis as well depending on whether or not there was an injury mechanism or overuse such as bicycling long distances. difficult to say for sure without more history. ...Read more

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Can diverticulitis cause pain in the thighs and hips?

Can diverticulitis cause pain in the thighs and hips?

Perhaps: Not diverticulitis by itself but an abscess could impinge on various nerves that run through the pelvis and there is at least one nerve that could be affected like this. I would seek medical evaluation and consider a ct of the pelvis with oral/iv contrast. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the thigh and femur bone?

What can cause pain in the thigh and femur bone?

Many things: But most important is bone tumor. You need to get x-rays to make sure. Get to a doctor for definite answer. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause pain down thighs? I have one on the left side and feel pain/discomfort down my thigh.

Can ovarian cysts cause pain down thighs? I have one on the left side and feel pain/discomfort down my thigh.

Referred pain: Any ovarian follicle that is larger than about two centimeters is termed an ovarian cysts. Some cysts can be as large as orange.Dull aching, or severe, sudden, and sharp pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen (one or both sides), pelvis, vagina, lower back, or thighs; pain may be constant or intermittent the most common symptom thigh pain is referred from cyst resting on nerve in the pelvic area. ...Read more

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Neurosurgeon told me that I have a hot spot on MRI of my back after car accident. Can that cause pain in my thighs?

Neurosurgeon told me  that I have a hot spot on MRI of my back after car accident. Can that cause pain in my thighs?

Really can't answer: Any abnormality on your MRI has to be correlated with your symptoms and physical exam findings. Your neurosurgeon is best able to do that. ...Read more

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Walked 8-10 miles 6 days a week for 9 yrs. Injured 10 months ago & have not been very active since. Could this cause muscle pain n my thighs?

No: Not enough information to know. You need a complete history physical examination and probably imaging studies to determine cause. Could be referred pain from your lower back. ...Read more

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Willan anterior cruciate ligament tear cause pain in thigh, calf and shin ?

Willan anterior cruciate ligament tear cause pain in thigh, calf and shin ?

Typically not: In fact, after the initial injury, an acl tear does not usually cause much pain. Instability is the main complaint with an isolated acl tear. ...Read more