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Fell at work onto buttucks, walk with a limp, left foot drop, and constant pain on the left side all the way down from my back to my leg, pain moving?

Fell at work onto buttucks, walk with a limp, left foot drop, and constant pain on the left side all the way down from my back to my leg, pain moving?

Urgent matter: Any injury resulting in a loss of function is an urgent matter for medical attention. Foot drop due to an acute nerve injury can become permanent. Seek emergency care to assess your lumbar/sacral spine and the degree of injury causing your foot drop now! ...Read more

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What causes leg pain during bowel movements?

What causes leg pain during bowel movements?

This is: A very interesting question ad before you are told it's in your imagination let me offer a thought:
This could be a protruded disc at the L4-5 level in your BACK and when you strain you INCREASE intra-abdominal pressure thus putting more pressure on that nerve!
Ask your Primary Care Provider if this is possible!!!!!!!
HOPING this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm getting pain in the top of my left buttock when moving that's making my left leg ache down to my ankle. Is this sciatica?

I'm getting pain in the top of my left buttock when moving that's making my left leg ache down to my ankle. Is this sciatica?

Possibly: It sounds like a nerve irritation (possibly sciatica). Are there any other symptoms. See your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and treat it. ...Read more

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I am experiencing limb spasms, abnormal movements (quality: uncontrollable and repetitive), hip pain and leg pain. The following also describe me... No BP in L. arm, dr barely found pulse in L. wrist. Vascular?

I am experiencing limb spasms, abnormal movements (quality: uncontrollable and repetitive), hip pain and leg pain. The following also describe me... No BP in L. arm, dr barely found pulse in L. wrist. Vascular?

Get examined: The lack of pulse/blood pressure in left arm may signal a serious vascular condition. You need to get examined ASAP and be evaluated to rule out some life threatening possible causes. Please se a cardiologist or vascular specialist immediately!
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Pain in lower abdomen, lower back and legs. Pain so bad I can't stop moving legs. Also, running a fever of 103. Very lightheaded when standing.?

Pain in lower abdomen, lower back and legs. Pain so bad I can't stop moving legs. Also, running a fever of 103. Very lightheaded when standing.?

Go to the ER: You need to be evaluated and treated. Fever usually is due to underlying infenction and usually urinary tract infection is frequent to see in females but still can be due to other diseases. Again go to ER since simple testing can help to elucidate your diagnosis. Lightheaded probably you are dehydrated due to the fever. ...Read more

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What could cause leg pain?

What could cause leg pain?

Anything from A to Z: There is not enough information here 2 even guess. There are so many things, sciatica, plebitis, muscle strain. Stress fracture. Infections, tumors. Each has its own presentation so much more information is needed. Slso, , the list above is only a few cases legs include hips, knees, , ankle feet. So you can see that much more information is needed. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my leg pain?

What could be the cause of my leg pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I have leg pain?

Should I be worried if I have leg pain?

Depends, possibly: If pain is in the calf it deserves immediate attention to rule out a clot in the calf. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have leg pain?

Could it be something bad if I have leg pain?

Depends: Yes it depends on the underlying cause which can for example related to circulation or nerves or muscles or tendons or bones. ...Read more

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What is the no. 1 reason for leg pain?

What is the no. 1 reason for leg pain?

Leg pain: #1 reason is pulled muscle. Then sciatica from a tight muscle or back muscles tightening on the nerves coming down to the leg. ...Read more

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What causes you to have vaginal and leg pain?

Most likely a spinal: Pathology like a disk prolapse or spinal stenosis causing groin and leg pain.
See your spine surgeon, who'll get a MRI to confirm the DX and start treatment. ...Read more

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Caffeine detox leg pain?

Caffeine detox leg pain?

Let me help you: You decide to eliminate coffee and similar stimulants from your diet, you may go through caffeine withdrawal. One symptom of withdrawal is muscle aches and pains.

You can manage the symptoms with Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Soothing tense muscles with hot water jets or a hot compress may also alleviate muscle pain. ...Read more

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Children knee and leg pain?

Children knee and leg pain?

ARTHALGIA: If pe is negative, then it can only be growing pains. Needs a complete checkup with peds to say he is ok. ...Read more

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Can trazodone treat leg pain?

No: Thre is no known indicaiton for trazadone to treat leg pain. One cannot state that it didn't make the pain go away but it is not recommended for this use and no known documentation to me that it releives leg pain. Discuss this with your treating physician. Very interesting if it is used for your of if it was effective. ...Read more

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What can cause lower leg pain?

What can cause lower leg pain?

You name it...: You would have to be more specific as to what is the exact nature, location, duration, onset, course, associated symptoms, and timing. It could just be the beginning of arthritis, muscle pains, nerve impingement, sprains, strains, etc. ...Read more

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What can this hip/leg pain be?

What can this hip/leg pain be?

More info: I can not help without more information. Describe the pain? Burning? Sharp? Does it start in the hip? What makes it better or worse?

If it has gone on for more than several weeks and you have tried nsaids, I would suggest seeing your pcp. ...Read more

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Can back pain lead to leg pain?

Yes: If the cause for back pain is a herniated disk, the leg can become painful over time. Typically a herniated disk will hurt in the back for a few days to a week.
After that time, the pain in the back gets better and the leg starts to hurt. ...Read more

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What would cause burning leg pain?

What would cause burning leg pain?

Usually disc: Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury producing irritation of the adjoining nerve and or muscle needs to considered. Bursal inflmmation around the hip can also produce these symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning leg pain?

What can cause a burning leg pain?

Nerve: Pain can cause burning sensation. Neuropathy if both legs are envolved. I suggest you see your pcp before this gets worse. ...Read more

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What should I do for lower leg pain?

See a podiatrist...: You can take otc or prescription anti-inflammatories to decrease the discomfort of arthritis, wear cushioned insoles to decrease pressure when walking, or have a surgical procedure to potentially re-align or fuse the joints that are giving you pain. It's impossible to tell for sure without a face-to-face exam. ...Read more

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What causes groin back and leg pain?

Several possibles: Possible causes include hip or back issues. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Could a healing boil cause leg pain?

Could a healing boil cause leg pain?

Yes: It very well could be pain from the boil although other things could be contributing. Talk to you doctor if this pain persists or worsens. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of side leg pain?

Depends: Side leg pain could be due to the muscles or joints in your leg or hips. It could also be due to the nerves in your back. See your primary care and they can steer you towards orthopedics or interventional pain physicians if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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How to heal leg pain with homeopathy?

Let it me try: Arnica: commonly know as the mountain daisy, arnica montana's healing properties were first discovered in the 16th century. Mountain climbers would chew the fresh plant to relieve soar muscles or bruises from falls. Today pro-sport athletes as well as "soccer moms" use arnica for the same indications in the convenient pellet form. Thank you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of leg pain that recurs?

Get diagnosis first: First need a diagnosis as to what is the source of the pain, can not treat what you do not know. Leg pain could have many different causes taht will need different treatments according the ethiology. ...Read more

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What causes groin and shooting leg pain?

What causes groin and shooting leg pain?

Leg pain: You have a pinched nerve in your back or problem with your hip. Get an orthopedic evaluation and a xray of your back and hip. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause back and leg pain?

Yes: Mostly constipation can cause back pain and occasionally leg pain. Correct the constipation with stool softener and diet. If the leg pain continues would see doctor. ...Read more