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My back and left leg get sharp pains that run through. ?

My back and left leg get sharp pains that run through. 
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Exam: This sounds like a neuritis ( inflammed nerve)- call your physician for medication and you will need an examination and xrays. ...Read more

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Does kidney stones cause swollen left leg and flank pains?

Does kidney stones cause swollen left leg and flank pains?

No Leg swelling: But flank pain is common with kidney stones. Please see a doctor as soon as possible to diagnose your problems, since leg swelling can be due to a clot in the leg veins which is very serious and needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Numb left leg with pain in colon numb spots on left leg with sharp pains running through colon

Numb left leg with pain in colon numb spots on left leg with sharp pains running through colon

Unfortunately : Unfortunately the description of your symptoms does not allow me to provide a very educated suggestion as to the cause of your problems. In particular, the causes for abdominal pain can be quite diverse, ranging from an "internal organ" problem, such as gallbladder, intestine, pancreas, urological, to musculoskeletal, such as a hernia, to neurological, such as a pinched nerve or neuralgia due to infection. The latter, neuralgia, can cause pain or numbness (not usually both at the same time) and is usually from shingles. The distribution of pain or numbness due to neuralgia or pinched nerves goes along specific patterns and are not spotty in distribution. In order to provide a more logical path to working out the cause of your pain and numbness, one would want to know about the nature of your pain (characterize it, sharp, dull, constant, cramping, associated with eating, change with movement, referred pain), and associated symptoms, such as the presence or absence of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, distention, weight loss, other medical history. It is unclear why you think the colon is involved - usually when this happens there is associated change in bowel habits, usually with diarrhea, increased frequency and sometimes with blood streaks in the stool. ...Read more

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Six weeks after laminectomy, MRI shows a 9 cm pseudo meningocele coupled with head and eye pains, left leg nerve pain. Surgery to repair or wait?

Six weeks after laminectomy, MRI shows a 9 cm pseudo meningocele coupled with head and eye pains, left leg nerve pain.  Surgery to repair or wait?

Pseudomeningocoele: You a loosing CSF that will cause low pressure HA. The hole in your meninges probable needs a patch to prevent this. Possibilities of spontaneous closure seem limited. Get a second opinion, from a different clinic or out of town if your surgeon is reluctant to fix it. ...Read more

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I've had the singels and I've had bad pains in my left leg far about 3weeks and still have flair ups .How much longer will this pain stay?

I've had the singels and I've had bad pains in my left leg far about 3weeks and still have flair ups .How much longer will this pain stay?

Neuralgia/Shingles: Postherpetic neuralgia is pain that lasts for more than a month after a shingles infection occurred. The pain may last for months or years.Anticonvulsant drugs, usually used for seizures, may help with the pain of damaged nerves. Gabapentin and Pregabalin are the ones most often used to treat postherpetic neuralgia. ...Read more

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I have pains from my waist throughtout my left leg?

I have pains from my waist throughtout my left leg?

Possible sciatica: Check with your doctor. He may want to order an MRI to see if you have a bulging disk that is impinging on your nerve. ...Read more

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There is swelling on my left leg without any injury and it pains when I use to move my leg. What is it ?

Leg swelling: Pain and swelling of the leg can be many things. Blood clots (deep vein thrombosis), lympadema, tumors, infections can all be problems. See a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Got growing pains in my left leg. A dull achy pain which has just come on even though I'm an adult what is it? What can I do to stop the pain?

Got growing pains in my left leg. A dull achy pain which has just come on even though I'm  an adult what is it? What can I do to stop the pain?

Impossible: There is no such thing as growing pains, especially. In a 33 year old. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more