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I have severe leg (left leg) pain every time i lie down. I limp on my left side. My back hurts mostly when i sit down. ? Cause of pain and solution?

I have severe leg (left leg) pain every time i lie down. I limp on my left side. My back hurts mostly when i sit down. ? Cause of pain and solution?

Lumbar radiculopathy: Nerve irritation caused by damage to the discs between the vertebrae. Damage to the disc occurs because of degeneration ("wear and tear") of the outer ring of the disc, traumatic injury, or both. The central softer portion of the disc can rupture (herniate) through the outer ring of the disc and abut the spinal cord or its nerves as they exit the bony spinal column. Recommend neurological consult. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden severe pain in the left leg near groin area?

What could cause sudden severe pain in the left leg near groin area?

Strain or sprain: It can be due to sudden stretching of leg or a abnormal movement during a work or walking or running. It can aslo be due hip joint refereed pain, other possibility can be refereed pain due stone in kidney. Being female can be related to GYN issues as well So your doctor for a detail exam ...Read more

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Urg:severe pain in my spine now shoots down my left leg I have not gone 2 my doc becuz they attribute my pain to my overweight.Poss.Cause? Pain is 10

Urg:severe pain in my spine now shoots down my left leg I have not gone 2 my doc becuz they  attribute my pain to my overweight.Poss.Cause? Pain is 10

Possible Strain: You might have a back strain or possibly a disc herniation causing a sciatica or radiculopathy. However if you're severely overweight the doctor may have concerns that there could be recurrence of the disc herniation. It would behoove you to consider weight loss prior to undergoing surgical intervention.. ...Read more

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I experiece severe pain in my left leg while passing stools...Why?

Baring down : Does it also happen in associated with other with coughing, sneezing, or bearing down? Natural increase in pressure inside the abdominal cavity during defecation may be placing pressure on the lumbosacral nerves thereby causing sciatica type pain. This is pathological and you should see your doctor for examination. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my left leg joint . I take lexotanil and it goes away .?

Muscle relaxant.: As a benzodiazepine, lexotanil can act as a muscle relaxing medication. If you experience pain relief when you take lexotanil then some component of your leg pain must be due to muscle cramping or spasm. You can use this information to help guide additional treatment. Target the muscles surrounding the affected joint, balance the strength and flexibility across the joint and see if this helps. ...Read more

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I have a severe pain in my left leg when I walk. Is there a natural therapy for this?

I have a severe pain in my left leg when I walk. Is there a natural therapy for this?

Yes: If what you describe is claudication, then yes. Regular supervised exercise (walking) has been shown to increase the distance claudicants can walk before pain sets in. Otherwise, if you have pain at rest or a wound which will not heal, then treatment for the poor circulation is recommended. ...Read more

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I have a dribbling problem and frequent urine urgency... Sometimes i feel severe pain in my left leg as welll. Please tell any effective cure !?

I have a dribbling problem and frequent urine urgency... Sometimes i feel severe pain in my left leg as welll. Please tell any effective cure !?

Rule out diabetes: First i would get checked for diabetes with a urine test and/or blood. That might explain urinary frequency and possibly neuropathy of the leg. If that is negative, then you may two separate things going on...Either way, it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have severe leg pain in my left leg .Its in my thigh area.It feels like cramping and sharp like pain.It keeps me from walking and sleeping.

I have severe leg pain in my left leg .Its in my thigh area.It feels like cramping and sharp like pain.It keeps me from walking and sleeping.

Hard to say: There are many potential causes. Sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back, is one of the more common causes. Arthritic conditions can cause leg pain as can vascular problems. A detailed history and exam can often determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Injection for relief severe pain in left leg due to spinal discs?

Injection for relief severe pain in left leg due to spinal discs?

ESI: Esi is indicated for arm pain or leg pain associated with a pinched nerve—whether disc herniation, bone spur, or spinal stenosis. Any of these problems usually respond well, at least temporarily, to esi. If you do not have an MRI to confirm, then there is less ability to predict success with this injection. No harm in trying if your doc thinks it might be the spine. ...Read more

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I had a cast put on my left leg two days ago and it is causing severe pain in my heal.?

See your doctor: You can have pain associated with the cast due to something simple, like the cast rubbing against an area of the leg repetitively, or more serious like a developing blood clot. A visit with your doctor will help determine if the cast needs to be adjusted, replaced or if a scan to evaluated for a blood clot is necessary. Persistent rubbing can cause skin breakdown -don't ignore it. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

Variable: Musculoskeletal at your age. EXERCIZE? Workout? Fall? Herniated disc? NSAIDS, ice, rest if not better in a day be seen! ...Read more

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Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Bursitis?: This is a common pattern for a condition called trochanteric bursitis. It could also be iliotibial band syndrome or possibly even a lumbar radiculopathy. Consider an evaluation by a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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