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Lower Right Leg Pain
Many causes: Leg pain can be a result of many different conditions. Severe leg pain might represent nerve pain coming from the lower back or lack of blood supply due to poor circulation. Local causes like tendonitis can also cause severe pain. Intense pain that has been present for along time should be evaluated by a good physical exam. ...Read more
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
Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.
Eating dinner 2 nights ago my entire right leg went numb when I finished my lower right face went numb it lasted for 2 days I'm now in severe leg pain?
See your physician: This needs immediate clarification. We think of things like a stroke or a migraine event or a viral infection. Contact and see your physicians. You may need to see a neurologist. It is uncommon to have a stroke in your age group but you need an evaluation, a look at your medication or other things you take or use. ...Read more
I'm a runner and have been having lower leg pain in just my right leg. I havnt changed shoes and have been a avid runner for several years. Questioning?
Shin splints?: If pain runs down the inside of your shin you may have shin splints or tendinitis of the posterior tibial tendon. You may try more calf stretches and new motion control running shoes like brooks ariel or gts. Any specialty running shoe store should be able to watch you run and get you the right shoes. In addition you can get super feet inserts for your shoes. If still painful, consult a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nocturnal mid spine, lower sternal, right side waist and right leg pain for more than 3 months. Relieved by standing. What can it be, what can I do?
See details: These various issues may or may not be related. The only way to know what is going on is to see a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more
I started having a pain in my right leg . Pain travels to my pelvis and even hip? I also feel the pain in the lower back , like in the kidney area.
I have experienced severe right leg pain. Almost and electrical sensation I have lower l4, L5 deteriotion and i get spinal injection. But this time it has not helped the pain in my right from the hip to my foot when the pain hits the hardest i sweat prof
Back : Back and leg pain can be caused by disks, stenosis, slipping of the spine (spondylolithesis), foraminal stenosis, spine fractures, etc. Most likely your right leg pain is from herniated l4-5 disk. Patients with disk herniations may benefit from giving time for the pain to settle, physical therapy, steroid injections and surgery. If the disk herniation did not respond to steroid injection then you should see a spine surgeon to discuss surgical options. There has been many advances in spine surgery and i would recommend looking into endoscopic spine surgery. Please see my health guide on lumbar disk herniations and sciatica. Maximum Ibuprofen dose varies on your weight and medical conditions i recommend discussing this with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Lump in lower right back for about 5 yrs. 3 yrs increasingly severe femoral nerve pain. Now losing muscle mass in right leg, pain when squatting?
Needs consultation: Recommend a neurological visit, and consider both imaging and EMG study. If your femoral nerve is involved, you can lose muscle bulk and strength over your thigh, and this can potentially be reversed. Not knowing the character of the "lump", would suggest at least a surgical consult also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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