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Is An Ache In My Back And Running Down My Leg Cause For Concern
I have cramp pain in my left buttock also felt in my back and slightly down my leg. Which eases off with walking and exercise. What is it ?
Possibly sciatica: Sounds like irritation of the sciatic nerve (l4/l5) which begins in the buttock. A tightness in the muscle in that area may be compressing the nerve and causing the cramp but with movement, the muscle relaxes and eases off pain. Next visit with your pcp you should discuss this with them to avoid recurrence. ...Read more
Hi i have severe pains down my left leg/ groin area/going to the knee in recent days my leg gives way and goes under me sometimes the pain is shootin?
Herniated disc: The spinal cord (back bone) is made up of a column of bones (vertebrae) stacked on top of one another. Between the vertebrae there are discs that serve as shock absorbers. Herniation of a disc can cause pressure on nerves and cause symptoms such as those you describe. Your symptoms are consistent with problems in the lumbar spine. Herniated disc is usually diagnosed with MRI. ...Read more
The pain in my back has now become a terrible pressure and my pelvic pain is more intense and is now all down the right side of my groin, fever 101.2
Pain in my left leg from my knee down a lil numbness in my toes, I do have lower back problems can that be the cause? Also weakness in the am both legs sometimes
I have a sharp pain in my left leg that is shooting from my knee down to my ankle and then back up to knee sometimes causing my leg to give out help?
I fell and there is a terrible pain in my lower right back and if i move wrong it sends a burning shock of pain down my butt cheek?
Seek care now: You have no idea what you have actually done to yourself. Have it checked right away/. ...Read more
I am having a running warm water sensation in the back of my right leg , also pain in my back for 2 weeks now what can be the cause?
See a physician : You need to see a doctor. He needs to ask your detail histroy and will examine and then let you know if you have a herniated disc ? ...Read more
When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. recently began light treadmill. any cause for concern?
Yes, but don't panic: Sounds like a POSSIBLE problem involving the sciatic nerve or one of its branches, or a radicular problem in the lower back. See your PCP. As long as there's no serious or persistent pain or weakness the problem is mild, but you should have it checked out. Just tell your doc the same thing you've posted here & let him/her figure it out. ...Read more
What is causing tremors and dizziness, and shooting electrical pain in my head. Sometimes upon standing room spins pain is a 10 i fell 14 feet onto my lower back and left leg.Went to ER had broken toe. Pain in my back was not too noticeable until next da
Appears 3 injuries.: Assuming that all your symptoms started after a fall, you probably injured your head, low back and broke your toe. Dizziness and headaches are symptoms of post concussion syndrome. Your low back needs imaging. You need neurological treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: You are a male do not know age with sharp pain in left leg and palm of what your hands left right both or did you mean the bottom of your foot we can help more if we know details about you and your problem anyway spasm could be the problem please see a doctor can get details examined you assured you or treat you good luck ...Read more
Severe pain in the lower back with a stabbing pain going into my butt and down the back of my leg ending in my ankle. When should I seek help?
I got hurt at work my lower back with severe pain in my legs and on left knee appears red blotches what is it caused from?
Doctor can evaluate: A lower back injury with resultant legs pain usually means there is pressure and irritation of the nerves coming out of the spine. Nerves also come from the spine to the skin, so there may (or may not) be a relationship to the red blotches. The worker's comp doctor can check to see if the blotches are work-related, and if so, refer to a dermatologist or primary care doctor who does worker's comp. ...Read more
I am 56 years old and have leg pain in both my legs and in right hip. I have a problem sitting upright in a chair for any lenght of time. They are tight in the back of the legs up into my buttocks. My right hip has the same simptoms and now wakes me at
See a back doctor: Although your symptoms could be related to a number of possible problems, I am quite suspicious of a back related issue. I suggest you be seen by a doctor in your area that specializes in back related issues. ...Read more
My left thigh has felt numb for 1-2 weeks now and there is a lingering pain in the back of my leg what should I do?
Nerve: This suggests a pinched nerve as it enters the leg but also can be related to impingement of a nerve root up in the spinal area by a bulging or herniated disc. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. Imaging tests such as an mri of the spine or an EMG May be recommended for diagnosis. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for the pattern of pain you're describing. A careful history and thorough physical exam would be helpful in determining the cause. I would suggest you see your doc about this. The possible causes could be muscular (a fascial distortion or a pulled/strained muscle), neurological (a slipped disc in the low back, sciatica) or some combination of the two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For years there's been a tingling sensation and weakness in my right lower part if my leg and foot. What could this be?
Many things: The list of possibilities depends on your medical history and other conditions. I see you've had an EMG/NCV procedure which was unrevealing but if that was a long time ago and since then, you've developed more symptoms such as the weakness maybe EMG could be repeated and would show something. Good blood analysis could also reveal nutritional or other abnormalities. Have you seen a neurologist? ...Read more
Hi doctor, I have serious ache and pain in my right leg and thigh, when i walk for long a feel aches and pain in the same leg.
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