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Doctor insights on: Hip And Leg Pain When Lying Down

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


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I have a painful electrical shock that runs through my leg down to my foot; i don't have any back, hip, or leg pain. it grabs me out of no no where?

I have a painful electrical shock that runs through my leg down to my foot; i don't have any back, hip, or leg  pain. it grabs me out of no no where?

Sciatica : The most common cause for this symptom(called Sciatica) is the compression of one or more roots of the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve in the body in length and width. A herniated or severely protruded lumbar disc is the most common cause for sciatica, but there are several other causes. The usual treatment is medication. For more information go to http://abt.cm/1CvlgDP ...Read more

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Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.

Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.

? nerve root : Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2-3 go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Can having a hypertonic pelvic floor cause leg pain in both legs? Pain from the hips all the way down each leg to the ankle?

Can having a hypertonic pelvic floor cause leg pain in both legs? Pain from the hips all the way down each leg to the ankle?

Yes it can: Pelvic floor is a highway for nerves that supply the legs. Common problems include piriformis spasm that causes a sciatica irritation down the posterior leg and buttock. And the SI joint can rotate causing severe pain in posterior buttock or groin area and anterior thigh. Get examined by a PMR doc, ob-gyn or orthopoedist who,is familiar with this exam and treatment options. ...Read more

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L hip and leg pain when lay on my r side but no l sided pain when i lay on my l side. Why? Thank you.

L hip and leg pain when lay on my r side but no l sided pain when i lay on my l side. Why? Thank you.

Radiculopathy: Your symptoms may reflect a lumbar radiculopathy (radiating pain due to a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine). In many patients, certain positions can cause increased irritation of the pinched nerve, which can lead to increased pain. See a physician for further evaluation/treatment if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Can a colonoscopy procedure cause severe hip and leg pain?

Can a colonoscopy procedure cause severe hip and leg pain?

Unlikely, but...: Conceivably, an abscess in the pelvis can cause your symptoms, but very unlikely to be caused by a colonoscopy, more likely found by it. If you are concerned, a ct of the abdomen/pelvis may be indicated, especially if you are having fevers and had diverticulosis on your colonoscopy, but let your doctor know this is going on. ...Read more

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What is a lumbar rootlet lesion and would it cause back , hip and leg pain?

What is a lumbar rootlet lesion and would it cause back , hip and leg pain?

Yes and no: A true rootlet lesion would involve only apportion of the beginning of the root some tumors are small enough to do this but to give the picture you present would require a significant number of rootlets or the entire root. ...Read more