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Could A Pinched Nerve Cause Lower Back Pain
Yes: The goal is to relieve the pressure on the nerve a diminish the local inflammation. Resting in a position to relieve strain in that area is useful. Icing can be a great relief and the use of nsaids is frequently helpful. Massage is a good reliever but if the condition persists week after week or is worsening, then you need to be evaluated by your orthopod. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve cause harsh lower back pain that runs down the left bum & leg , bladder pain, femoral pain and fever?
Polyradiculopathy : A pinched nerve in the low back can commonly cause back pain as well as pain in the lower extremity ("bum", leg, femur, etc.). If the femoral pain is in the front of the thigh, it is likely multiple nerves are irritated at the same time. "bladder pain" and fever may be due to a separate entity such as a uti. However, spinal cord infection & cauda equina syndrome must be ruled out->an emergency. ...Read more
I have severe lower back pain and sharp shooting pains down the back of my upper thighs. Mri and x rays show nothing. Could this be a pinched nerve?
If I am feeling pain in lower back & pain radiates around hip to hernia repair site, does that mean I have pinched nerve or could hernia be back ?
Lower back pain with pain and pins & neddles in legs and feet at night closer to morning. Pinched nerve? Laying in bed to long?
Leg neuralgia: Not all pins and neesles in the legs are due to pinched nerves in the back, especially when symmetrical (both legs). Your descriptive sounds more like a peripheral neuropathy, due to damage to or inflammation of nerves. Need to look for diabetes, low thyroid or nerve disorders. Your doctor will recommend you have nerve conduction studies (NCS) by neurology and probably a CT of the lumbar spine. ...Read more
Went to er for lower back pain n hip numbness no x ray but he check leg strength n reflex said pulled musc m pinched nerve now legs tingle is this bad
When i went to the store i felt light headed and my left leg felt weak can it be related to pinched nerves or lower back pain what can I do?
Yes: It is possible. You should see your primary care doctor immediately. ...Read more
Lower back pain for about 4 months along with frequent urge to urinate. MRI found min. Protruding disc L5S1. No nerve compression. Only pain sitting.
Possibly discogenic.: Sorry you are suffering from this...Your symptoms sound as if they may be from your disc protrusion at L5-S1. There are other possibilities. If your pain does not get better, if you develop shooting pain and numbness, weakness, or if you have bowel or bladder difficulty then you need a surgical evaluation, otherwise your primary care provider can help the back pain to improve +/- physical therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely: The gluteus muscles don't impact the spinal cord enough to cause discitis symptoms. If you have nerve symptoms you should see your doctor. Could be you have a disc problem from working out too vigorously. On the other hand over extended glutes can cause back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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