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Lower Back Pain And Numbness In Right Leg
Lower back pain numbness in right leg and right arm. Pins and needles in right arm down to fingertips. Please help.
Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
I have lower back pain with numbness on the front of right leg... Mostly on top of knee... What exercises can help relieve pain?
I have been on pain meds. For 6yrs. I have lower back pain, right leg pain/numbness and it seems my whole right side is worse?
If your back pain: Is increasing and you are not getting better I would recommend visiting a spine doc or pain doc to see what else can be done. Chronic pain med use is often worse than the back problem itself. Treatments can include therapy, steroids, cortisone injections, bracing and surgery. If it is getting worse definitely see a spine doc or orthopaedist. ...Read more
Numbness in right arm. Cause? I also have lower back pain with random sharp pains down the back of my right leg
NEUROLOGIST: Etime for a neurological workup. Problems in low back could account for pain in leg - but not arm. A neurologist should gt a history and examine you and see what needs to be done. ...Read more
I'm having lower back pain but its radiating down into my right hip and have right leg numbness on my right upper outside leg. What's my health answer?
I started getting lower back pain on my right side and now my right leg is numb should I go to the e.R?
My right leg is going numb and I have lower back pain. I touched the place which is just a little bit above my pelvic and I felt a lump that moves?
I have herniated disc and deteriated disc lower back pain and numness in right leg is laser surgery a good cure for this?
Veins in my l4&l5 pinched my spinal cord in pregn. Right leg is still numb 2yrs later. Lower back pain, feels like crushing&grinding. Long term affects?
Need to evaluate: This should not have persisted so long. Your description is consistent with nerve compression in your lower back causing a lumbosacral radiculopathy. Whether this is due to aberrant blood vessels or a disc herniation needs to be discovered. An MRI and an EMG should help. See your doctor and get this answered and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have low back pain numbness in right leg and foot. Sometime leg feels very heavy. Pain feels like knife slicing across back and stinging.
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
I don't know what to do about severe sharp lower back pain, numbness in right and left leg, and pain and pressure in testicles I have been experiencing progressive lower back pain for 3 months. Sometimes my right and left leg go numb, like their asleep.
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back pain mainly in middle. Doesn't shoot down leg, no numbness. Really bad to go from sitting to standing. Need pillow behind back when sitting?
Disc pain: Likely a disc related pain. This pain feels worse while sitting and leaning forward or slouching, getting up from a siting position, bending forward, reaching out and above. Most damaged discs heal n their own if the causative factor is avoided such a lifting heavy objects, bending down all the time etc. Pillow behind the back extends the spine and relieves pressure on a damaged disc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There could be: Several reasons for this pattern including disc &/or facet (spine joint) degeneration with or without some instability & with or without associated narrowing or stenosis of nerve exit holes (neuroforamen) or due to a possible disc herniation. If it persists or worsens, you may need a more thorough evaluation for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. Other possibilities include pyriformis syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a sligh scoliosis. I have lower back pain, I have been having electic shocks in my arms and legs. As well as numbness. Is it connected?
Usually not: Developmental scoliosis is usually asymptomatic. So your discomfort may be due to something else. Acquired scoliosis may be associated with pain or radiculopathies. You're too young for the typical acquired form, unless you have a chronic debilitative disease. Check with your doctor to get to the bottom of your pains. ...Read more
I have lower back pain on the left side and that pain is now in the front. Along with pain down the leg but not pass my knee and numbness in the arm?
Back pain: The low back pain and radiation to the knee suggests a pinched nerve in the low back between the lumbar 3/4 disc. The numbness in the arm is unrelated to the low back. See a neurosurgeon or a neurologist to evaluate your pain and numbness to establish a cause and a treatment plan. ...Read more
My wife has lower back pain. There is swelling in her lower back, no bruises or redness. She also complained of numbness and pain in her left leg?
For 3 days now I have had bad lower back pain & my legs go numb from knees down. When the numbness subsides I have pain in my legs. What could it be?
I have lower back pain on my right and left side& recently have started getting tingling and numbness in my hand and legs and left calf swells somet
Related or unrelated: Low back pain associated with leg pain is common, often associated with nerve compression in the lumbar spine. Calf swelling, if related, is usually related to reduced leg mobility. Numbness in hands as well as legs would not be caused only by nerve compression in your lower spine--so do you have two diseases or only one? See a neurologist. ...Read more
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