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Lower Back Pain With Tingling In Legs
What type of test would you do on a 22 yr old with symptoms of lower back pain, tingling arms and unsteady legs?
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
See your doctor: Pain at night, particularly with sleep and tingling in the legs is not typical for classic back problems and needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Typical back pain mag cause you to wake up if turning or moving in bed but usually does not keep you awake. Most back problems are improved at rest. ...Read more
Chronic neck and lower back pain. Tingling burning in shoulders and legs. and headaches. What is wrong?
Consult Physician: You have headache,neck and back pain ,burning in shoulders and legs.It is impossible to guess what is causing your symptoms without a more detailed history including past and family history and examination. If indicated the doctor may order some tests like blood test and/or imaging like X-ray /cat scan or MRI ...Read more
Lower back pain with the tingling sensation shooting down my right leg and thigh at the same time what is the most possible cause of it?
Sciatica: Could be a irritated sciatic nerve a herniated discuss or something else. If it persists see your pmd. ...Read more
Had lower back pain x 1 wk. Also in buttocks. Better now but not gone.. Now have tingling down one leg. Should it improve since back is improving
It may improve...: Most cases of back pain will improve, especially with conservative therapies. However, the tingling down the leg indicates a nerve issue, the severity of which can only be determined with diagnostic testing such as MRI and/or EMG (best done 8 wks after symptom onset). It is possible to have isolated numbness/tingling of the leg without accompanied back pain. ...Read more
I have deep lower back pain that has persisted for a couple of weeks, painful spasms and tingling down my left leg. It hurts to sit and bend forward. I want to get it checked. What doc to go to?
Several options for : you include seeing your own doctor as most back issues will resolve within in several weeks but treatment can be given to help or you can then be referred out to a neurologist, physiatrist or a neurosurgeon or orthopedic spine surgeon if not improving with treatment such as medication, activity modification & physical therapy. If not improving & other causes ruled out like urinary infection too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had some lower back pain. Today i was on my feed walking all morning. Now both legs have a tingling pain that hurts to walk.Do i see a dr?
Good idea to see Dr: Pain in the lumbar spine (lower back) associated with bilateral (both) lower extremity paresthesia ("tingling") are commonly related. At the same time, the tingling could be from an unrelated process. See your doctor for a physical and mention what you've been experiencing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a slip and fall about 3 months ago. I have right lower back pain. I also have tingling in my left leg and foot with shooting pain and itchiness?
Be seen: You may have a "pinched nerve" in your back. Look out for weakness in the leg and foot as well as bowel or bladder control issues as these may be signs of a severe nerve injury. A doctor can examine you and gauge the severity of your issue and devise a plan for your evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have numbness/tingling on both wrist/legs hurt w/vibration and twitching also have lower back pain. what can this 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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