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Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?

Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

What causes pain in left lower side of abdomen?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of left lower abdominal pain can include irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, etc... ...Read more

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Numbness in right arm. Cause? I also have lower back pain with random sharp pains down the back of my right leg

Numbness in right arm. Cause? I also have lower back pain with random sharp pains down the back of my right leg

NEUROLOGIST: Etime for a neurological workup. Problems in low back could account for pain in leg - but not arm. A neurologist should gt a history and examine you and see what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, including pain in goin and numbness in leg.

Lower back pain, including pain in goin and numbness in leg.

There could be : Several reasons for this pattern including disc &/or facet(spine joint) degeneration with or without some instability & with or without associated narrowing or stenosis of nerve exit holes (neuroforamen ) or due to a possible disc herniation. If it persists or worsens, you may need a more thorough evaluation for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. Other possibilities include pyriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the cause of low back pain, buttock pain, pain in left leg and left knee?

What is the cause of low back pain, buttock pain, pain in left leg and left knee?

Radiculopathy : Sounds like a radiculopathy from nerve compression. Get referred to a neurologist, physiatrist, or spine surgeon with an updated mri. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

Possible appendix: It could be your colon or possibly your appendix. If pain persists, listen to mother nature and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

What causes sharp pains in the lower abdomen?

See your doctor: Many things can cause pain in the lower abdomen. Some of them are dangerous. See you doctor. ...Read more

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nerve pain on right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?

 nerve pain on  right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?

Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Please be seen promptly. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

What causes stomach pain in lower left side?

DIVERTICULITIS: Needs ruled out, constipation, colitis among others. An examination sounds like the right thing to do at this point. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the lower left side of my back. There's some radiating pain in my glutes and my left leg due to this.

I have a pain in the lower left side of my back. There's some radiating pain in my glutes and my left leg due to this.

Sciatica: Pain from a pinched sciatic nerve in your lower back can often cause these symptoms. Stretching, ibuprofen, and chiropractic treatment all can help. ...Read more

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Unexplained numbness and sharp stabbing pain in the left side of my body. Suggestions?

Unexplained numbness and sharp stabbing pain in the left side of my body. Suggestions?

Upper or lower: Body? May consider a visit to the emergency room. How is your neck? ...Read more

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Pain on left and right side of back lil above the waist. Pain also In lower spine It goes into left leg straight to foot. Cramp in calf Burning pai?

Sciatica: There are multiple potential causes, but among the more common is a "sciatica" which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that then causes pain to run down the leg. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

Left Lower AB pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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Foot can feel very heavy and sore for no reason. Exercise makes it worse till a sharp pain starts in my left lower leg. Stretching can also cause pain?

Foot can feel very heavy and sore for no reason. Exercise makes it worse till a sharp pain starts in my left lower leg. Stretching can also cause pain?

Tunnel not Chunnel.: Although your symptoms could be linked to several conditions, the one that seems to fit well is a condition known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. A nerve located near the inside of the ankle becomes compressed and with this compression come symptoms that are very similar to yours. You cannot treat this yourself and it unusually gets worse. You need to see a specialist to effectively treat your foot. ...Read more

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What can cause lower leg pain?

What can cause lower leg pain?

You name it...: You would have to be more specific as to what is the exact nature, location, duration, onset, course, associated symptoms, and timing. It could just be the beginning of arthritis, muscle pains, nerve impingement, sprains, strains, etc. ...Read more

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Can gout cause lower leg pain?

Yes: Gout could cause pain in all the joints and adjacent tissue to it. Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

See your physician: Hip and lower leg pain can have many causes, ranging from minor to serious. See your physician for an evaluation to find the specific cause that is affecting you so that you can get proper treatment for it. ...Read more

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Recuring lower leg pain, pinpoint sharp/stinging follow by warm flushing, should I asked by dr? X2months

See a doctor: Sometimes lower leg pain is postural in nature and can be helped with stretches, proper shoes and arch supports. Medical issues such as diabetes, arthritis or thyroid issues can cause neuropathy. If it is activity related, it might represent a stress injury or something more serious like complartment syndrome. Discuss this with your doctor and don't disregard the pain anymore. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why would an ankle sprain cause lower leg pain?

Why would an ankle sprain cause lower leg pain?

Sprain is injury of: The ligament, it could strech or rupture completetly which also injury to the nerve supply the are of the sprain that lead to painful situation. ...Read more

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Could gout cause lower leg pain in addition to the pain in the big toe?

Could gout cause lower leg pain in addition to the pain in the big toe?

Yes: Because the gout can cause the big toe pain and then because of that you may walk funny as to not put pressure on the big toe....Not uncommon. ...Read more

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F 28. Chronic lower leg pain (below knees, above ankles), pinching pain from all directions. Don't want to move mch. Vit D-40, Ferritin -46. cause?

F 28. Chronic lower leg pain (below knees, above ankles), pinching pain from all directions. Don't want to move mch. Vit D-40, Ferritin -46. cause?

Neuropathy: there are any causes for neuropathy..complications of diabetes, alcoholism, sarcoidosis, plasma cell dyscrasia, vitamin deficiency. side effects of medications nerve impingment . herniated disc.autoimmune diseases.. need good evaluation ..neurologist will be the best speciality that will help you to find out the cause ...Read more

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Dx with Vascular insufficiency 1 yr ago - wear compression socks. On Warfarin for10 yrs. Could low PT/ INR cause lower leg pain to worsen?

Dx with Vascular insufficiency 1 yr ago - wear compression socks. On Warfarin for10 yrs.  Could low PT/ INR cause lower leg pain to worsen?

Typically not: The INR should not play a role in how your leg pain feels. Fluctuations in the INR can affect the efficacy of the medication though (low INR could increase risk of clotting and high INR can increase risk of bleeding). If you are on warfarin to prevent blood clots, having the INR too low could increase your risk of recurrent clots. But IRN not likely to directly correlate to leg symptoms. ...Read more

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Left lower leg pain (shin) swelling sometimes my foot feels cold shin feels cold feel if there is something heavy press on shin what could be cause?

Left lower leg pain (shin) swelling sometimes my foot feels cold shin feels cold feel if there is something heavy press on shin what could be cause?

CompartmentSyndrome?: One of serveral etiologies to what you describe could be a condition called 'compartment syndrome'. This is seen in pnts who sustain sudden or repetitive trauma to the anterior aspect of the leg. Muscles in this area are tightly bound by fascia and may sometimes swell within a compartment leading to muscel strangulation. You should definitely have this looked at soon. ...Read more

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What are likely causes of mild/moderate knee/lower leg pain only present when running, no swell/tenderness, pain changes spots, pain stops after run?

Shin splints likely: Make sure you are wearing a reasonable running shoe that fits well. A sudden increase in distance and/or running intensity can harken shin splints which is really just an overuse injury. The treatment is to decrease your intensity/distance akin to a dimmer switch to just below the threshold where symptoms develop. If pain persists for much longer, seek an orthopaedic evaluation. ...Read more

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I get a very sharp pain in my lower leg when I stretch. I believe its called "charlie horse" this happens too often. How can I help this?

I get a very sharp pain in my lower leg when I stretch. I believe its called "charlie horse" this happens too often. How can I help this?

Charlie Horse: A charlie horse is actually bleeding (a small blood clot) in your muscle due to excessive, forceful stretching in which a muscle gets pulled and tears a small blood vessel. The most common pain you get when you stretch is just from the stretching itself. As you try to move contracted muscle fibers further apart, they hurt for a while. That is the whole point of stretching to loosen them up. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my lower leg (shin)whenever I run after a gap of 3-4 days or longer even though I have really strong legs. How to getrid of it?

Shin splints: You r running for too long. Decrease length of time you run by a third , Don't increase time until you have been without pain for 4-6 weeks ...Read more

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Can you ever get a sharp pain in your lower leg when your asleep?

Sharp pain: No i don't. If you do and it perisists see your doc as it is abnormal and sounds neuropathic. ...Read more