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Could Spinal Stenosis Cause Severe Leg And Foot Cramps
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I have spinal stenosis with sciatic pain from foot to thigh. Now, I am having severe pain up to groin. I have been usingfentanyl patch and oxycodone with no relief. What should I do?
See, below: If you are using oxycodone regularly (daily) than you are going into withdrawal despite a more consistent level of fentanyl provided by the patch. That withdrawal at the end of the oxycodone dosing interval is exacerbating your pain. Another trick that is not well appreciated is the use of ultra low dose Naltrexone (0.25 mgs 1-2x daily) also the other drugs per answers given by the other docs.See 2 more doctor answers
I am 54 and I have a spinal stenosis of 5mm. It is becoming more difficult to use the right leg. I get cramps, major weakness, hip goes out and can hardly walk. What shouldi do?
Stenosis: Unfortunately, medications, manipulation and therapy may improve symptoms, however the pathology will continue to worsen. If you are having neurologic issues of weakness etc, you should be seen by a neurosurgeon or orthopedist with spinal training for eval before things worsen.See 2 more doctor answers
I Have spinal stenosis and neuropathy. Lots of numbness. Why do my legs and feet feel like they are in ice water at night? Walking is hard.
1 of the symptoms-: -is painful when walking. The usual distance you were able to walk gets shorter as time goes by. You have to stop & rest more often. The coldness can be associated with it also. I am assuming you mean the lumbar spine.
I have spinal stenosis L4-5. Plus spinal stryrinx T2-8. Symptoms have changed pain in leg run down r side of now down back feet numb while sitting up.
Your question is???: You have not asked a question but those symptoms strongly suggest you need a neurologic evaluation as soon as possible.
I am being treated for spinal stenosis but today my right arm, hand, leg and foot are having continuous pins and needle feeling.?
Many possible causes: You could have spinal stenosis in both the neck & back which occurs in 20% of patients with stenosis in one region. If it is in the neck, the degenerative changes that create the stenosis may also be affecting one of the vertebral arteries leading to stroke like symptoms or you may be having a mini stroke or tia. The other possibility is that it may be a symptom of a demylinating disease like ms.See 1 more doctor answer
Ask a health question...Hi, I have spinal stenosis and drop foot in my left ankle and foot. My left foot is often swollen, a blister is on this leg.?
I have lumbar spinal stenosis and have had four back surgeries. I also have nerve damage in my legs and feet. I feel extreme burning and tingling. Now they want to puta spinal cord stimulator (scs) in. Is it a good idea?
Medically Sound: One cannot generalize for every patient and their own particular situation. In general, if a patient has been adequately decompressed, as you have been with 4 surgeries, and still has residual or continuing neuropathic pain they would be considered an excellent candidate for SCS at first assessment. Further spinal surgeries have not been seen to help and may in fact worsen your situation.See 3 more doctor answers
Mri-t12-l1 l4-l5 l5-s1 disk protrusion no nerve impingement or spinal stenosis. Left low back buttock leg pain ×3 wks. Foot cold tingling. Worse when sitting standing walking. 10 days steriod no help?
Delaying in this: Circumstance isn't advisable. Your symptoms suggest impingement, either through direct nerve compression or swelling around the nerve. In any event, a discussion with your neurologist/neurosurgeon about an epidural steroid (or transforaminal steroid) injection should happen sooner, rather than later. Although a cold, numb foot may be related to other (vascular) problems, nerve problems are primary.See 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have degenerative spinal stenosis and have a chronic pain in my right shin and ankle, a numbing pain?
See a physiatrist: Try conservative treatment by physiatrist 1st. It it fails then surgical option can be considered if all investigations confirm pinching of nerves in the low back.
I took gabapentin for cervical stenosis. I had foot cramps and went off the drug. Cramps better, but legs still ache, could this drug induce this?
Yes: If spinal stenosis is severe enough in the neck or cervical spine it can cause a condition known as myelopathy which can include these symptoms. Also, degenerative changes in neck can also contribute to some of these complaints. There is a 20% chance of co-existing stenosis in lumbar spine as well when it is found in neck. A double whammy! But so can other conditions so you see your physician!
I'm 56 with spinal stenosis. Back and leg pain. Tried therapy, yoga and stretching pain is severe. What can I do? I'm tired of pain I'm a nurse.
Can a slipped disc cause anterior thigh and anterior lower leg pain I have had surgery for spinal stenosis with relief 15 mos ago?
Possibly: U need to see a neurologist. There are certain nerves that inner ate those areas. The nerves come thru the spinal chord and go to their designated areas. U need to see a neurologist so he can do some tests and narrow the problem down
Diagnosed at 24 w/ bilateral formalin spinal stenosis. Now 30, with leg pain, weakness, vision, numb. Ms runs in family members. Can they cause similarities?
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