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Intermittent Leg Paresthesia
Unlikely: Leg claudication is a cramping muscle pain, and/or numbness/pain in the foot which comes on with exercise and improves with rest. Claudication symptoms are very predictable and reproducible. The random sharp pain you describe is unlikely to be claudication pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disc disease: Headache and right arm tingling maybe caused by nerve impingement in your neck. Low back pain and sciatica may be caused by the same in your lower (lumbar) back. You should seek help from your doctor especially if you develop weakness, change in vision, or incontinence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back vs leg: "tingling and numbness" usually means a nerve is not functioning properly. Depending on what part of the leg is affected, it's possible that the nerve irritation is at the level of the back (nerve root) or a peripheral problem (nerve affected at the level of the leg. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
81/female, both lower extremity paresthesia(symmetric, buttock~sole, not dependent dermatome)-bursting, shooting pain aggravated standing.
EMG: You will need a thorough exam by either a neurologist or pain physician. Emg study will help determine if it is from the low back or other nerves; sciatic, femoral, poly neuropathy). If possible, an MRI lumbar will help dtermione if the is a disc pushing on the nerves , in you case l5/s1. Also check piriformis muscle for tenderness and reproducible pain down the leg. ...Read more
Pain in lower back left buttocks. Tingling, pain, buzzing burning feeling in left leg foot.random Pinching feeling in calf. Nerve pain?
Spinal stenosis: The arthritis in the spine could be compressing the exiting nerve roots from the spinal cord causing numbness down the legs. If the back pain and symptoms down the leg(s) become too debilitating then surgery would be recommended. A spine surgeon consult would be advised. Obviously if bowel/bladder issues start then this surgery becomes urgent. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ...
Leg swelling pain: I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ANS: complex issue and if you do 2nd opinion with me we can quickly narrow down what it is and if you should go to ER or not. ...Read more
Most plausible cause: of your symptoms seems to be irritation of a nerve in your Lumbar spine, either from a disc herniation, arthritis, disc-facet joint complex, or some other space occupying lesion. Check with an orthopod and be examined and investigated, so treatment could be started. Good Luck. ...Read more
Deep pain in L buttock. Tension L hip. Stiff lower back. Numbness/tingling L shin & sole of foot. Cramping sensation in foot. L calf pain. Weakness in leg. Worse w/exertion/sitting/standing/lying down. Scans hip/butt OK. Suggestions, possibilities?
Please repost: and explain what you mean by a "butt" scan. Medically there's no such thing as a "butt" scan. Abandon your unfortunate tendency to use vague colloquial words like "butt" and and state EXACTLY what the scan was called. What you need is a scan of your lumbosacral spine, not your "butt." ...Read more
I am experiencing leg pain, foot numbness, difficulty walking, low back pain and generalized abdominal pain (quality: stinging or burning sensatio...
I am experiencing leg pain, calf pain, numbness or tingling (side: both) (time frame: gradual onset) , arm pain and arm numbness(right arm only) The ?
Get a consult: If you are experiencing these symptoms that involve pain and numbness in multiple limbs. I recommend you start with see a neurologist. If you pain includes neck and/or low back pain with the symptoms that you mentioned. See an orthopedist or spine specialist. best of luck. ...Read more
Sciatic pain causing sharp pulsing pain around outer ankle bone &numbness& numbness underside of toes but no longer shooting down entire leg. Better?
Improving: Better would be when no pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
Severe pain radiating from sciatica down back of leg behind knee to foot. Def weakness at ankle an numbness below knee. Help?!
Sciatica: These symptoms indicate that help is needed right away. See your neurologist or orthopedist asap . Good luck ...Read more
Is an aching left arm and left leg a sign of peripheral neuropathy, hiv, carpal tunnel or pinched nerve?
Depends: This can be a systemic disease process (neuropathy, hiv) affecting multiple nerves at once. Carpal tunnel affect the hand specifically, not the arm. You can have two pinched nerves possibly, but one tries to explain symptoms by the most simple explanation. Consider spinal cord issues, which would affect arm and leg simultaneously. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing leg pain, pain shooting down the leg, knee pain, hip pain, lower leg pain, leg pain with exertion, difficulty walking, leg numbn... had lumbar fusion l4-5 with cushion replaced between disk?
See your doctor: Please see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Burning pain in left lateral thigh that radiates down. Also secondary pain in calf muscle. No back pain. Pain worsens when crossing legs. Diagnosis?
See doctor: See a neurologist or orthopedic doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm a ICU RN X 35yrs. Intermittent low back pain, L lateral thigh numbness, occas. shooting sharp pain right outer calf and burning pain R instep. ?
Sciatica: Consultation with Orthopedic specialist is worth while. ...Read more