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My lower left leg hurts when I wear certain shoes. Paid a lot for them. Can I have them stretched of something?

My lower left leg hurts when I wear certain shoes. Paid a lot for them. Can I have them stretched of something?

Yes: Yes, you can have them stretched but that does not mean that they will become comfortable since you are saying that it is your leg that hurts and not your foot. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the lower left side of my back below kidney. It don't hurt all the time, buy when it does its bad and pain shoots down my left leg.

I have a knot on the lower left side of my back below kidney. It don't hurt all the time, buy when it does its bad and pain shoots down my left leg.

Complex Pain Synd.: The knot and the pain are probably not related. The knot maybe a lump of fatty tissue called a lipoma. Your doc should give you clear answers. The pain is myofascial and the advil (ibuprofen) and opiates are mucking up your gut and your natural healing process. See my notes. Start a wellness program, add in vits and minerals, start acupuncture, get your wellness team together and you have to be the qb! ...Read more

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I have a pain on my lower left back side. It comes and go. It can be mild but sometimes my left leg goes limp and I fall. When I fall it hurts to move?

I have a pain on my lower left back side. It comes and go. It can be mild but sometimes my left leg goes limp and I fall. When I fall it hurts to move?

Radiculopathy: It sounds like you have a lumbar disc herniation with nerve root impingement. Although it is not in emergency, I would consult with a spine surgeon, get in the Marais and receive appropriate treatment which mean clued steroid injections, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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I have a tingling sensation in the lower part of my left leg. It hurts to the touch. Now it's shooting up to my thigh. What is this?

I have a tingling sensation in the lower part of my left leg. It hurts to the touch. Now it's shooting up to my thigh. What is this?

Sciatica ?: This sounds like some spinal nerve root compression vs a local trauma with peripheral nerve damage locally. An ortho-spine doc and/or sports medicine specialist and/or neurologist would each be helpful in pinpointing the cause of your symptoms ...Read more

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What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

Variable: Musculoskeletal at your age. EXERCIZE? Workout? Fall? Herniated disc? NSAIDS, ice, rest if not better in a day be seen! ...Read more

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I have very bad, very uncomfortable pain in my lower-mid back. It does jot hurt so bad unless I am sitting or laying down. My left leg hurts too.

I have very bad, very uncomfortable pain in my lower-mid back. It does jot hurt so bad unless I am sitting or laying down. My left leg hurts too.

See physician: Even though you are young problems can still occur with the back. If left leg hurting there is possibility that nerve root is being pressured. This can occur because of protruding disc problem, spinal canal narrowing or congenital abnormality. Should consult physician for physical exam and possibly imaging such as mr examination. ...Read more

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Pain in my left lower back going into left leg. Only hurts when sitting. What doctor treats it?

Several specialties: There are many doctors who treat these symptoms. You can see a pain specialist, physiatriast, neurosurgeon or orthopedist specializing in spine disorders. Chiropractors also treat back problems. Choose someone who will look for the cause of your pain and not just treat the pain. ...Read more

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Leg pain in lower left leg only hurts when sitting down doesn't hurt walking no redness or swelling started sunday when got out of the car?

JUICE AND BANANA : Is it a muscle cramps or joint pain? Depend where the pain was, was it in the calf or in joint knee or ankle. Make sure you stay hydrated eat banana and drink orange juice take Motrin for the joint pain if no improvement see your pcp. ...Read more