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Does Tingling Or Pain In Leg Mean Sciatica
MANY CAUSES: Compression of the nerves in the thigh or lower back and other causes such as hernias, back problems or hip problems can lead to your pain. You should rule out hip problems such as a 1) stress fracture, 2) avascular necrosis, 3) transient osteoporosis, 4) arthritis, 5) labral tears 6) infection. Muscle injury/tendinitis around the hip joint may also cause your pain. ...Read more
Spinal cord symptoms: A "pinched nerve" in the upper back can indicate possible compression of the spinal cord. This can lead to pain, numbness, difficulty with balance, bowel/bladder issues, and weakness in the lower extremities. This type of disease may be quite serious and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve involvement: Could be involvement of the nerves at the level of the spine or out in the limb. ...Read more
What is it? I have low back pain. The following also describe me: Back pain, Leg numbness, Pain shooting down the leg, and Leg weakness.
Can a disc herniation L5S1 cause cramping sensation in the calf muscle? Calf Does not hurt when touched
Probably: Tingly toes is usually a symptom of a problem associated with a nerve or nerves. It could be local or from the lower back (more probable since it's associated with one achy leg). Go see your doctor and find out what's causing this. He or she will probably send you to a neurologist, but i think it's best to start with your pcp. ...Read more
What causes numbness in the lower back? I do have a herniated disk. My low back doesn't feel right also have extreme leg pain with numb and tingling?
Can sciatica or pinched nerve cause burning pain in the popliteal area and pain down calf? X-ray normal, ultrasound knee-groin for DVT normal
Varying levels of dull pain left lower back. Comes in waves and intensity. Pain worsens on sitting. No pain in legs or anywhere else. What could cause?
Querious: 35 y female with Lupus and unilateral low back pain absent sciatica has low back pain worse on sitting. Pelvic girdle instability might explain. Lupus might be a "red herring" as to the generation of chronic low back pain. Unilateral low back pain might represent sacroiliac joint disorder and generation of this pattern of chronic low back pain. See comments: ...Read more
Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg . The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Osteophyte formation appears to abut the exiting s1,l5 nerve root. I have back and r leg pain and leg tingling and numbness. What does above MRI mean?
Pinch: The changes you describe on your MRI suggest your leg tingling it's due to some punching of the nerve. Sometimes it gets better on it's own. Sometimes a cortisone shot under x-Ray can help settle it down. Surgery...usually not the option of first resort, but it has it's role in these things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning pain in left lateral thigh that radiates down. Also secondary pain in calf muscle. No back pain. Pain worsens when crossing legs. Diagnosis?
Lumbar stenosis: Lumbar stenosis can present with severe back pain that radiates to the buttock or legs down to the feet. May be associated with numbness and weakness. Causes are disc bulging or herniation, bony osteophytes (spur), spondylolisthesis, ligament hypertrophy. Check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Acute severe back pain in thoracic spine. Does not feel muscular. Worse when sitting or lying down. Could this be cancer? The pain is a burning nature
Very unlikely: Back pain is an uncommon presentation of cancer, and a common presenting symptom of many benign conditions, some of which are not cancerous but are still serious. If it is a new pain that you have never had before, and is severe, you should definitely see a doctor. It could be an unusual presentation of heart disease... Or just a pulled muscle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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