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I'm a mother of 4 kids my youngest is 9 months while pregnant i had nerve pain going down the front of my right leg from top to my knee and still have it?

I'm a mother of 4 kids my youngest is 9 months while pregnant i had nerve pain going down the front of my right leg from top to my knee and still have it?

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

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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While pregnant with my baby i gad nerve pain down one leg all the time now 4 months after having bub i still have the pain why I have been exercising?

Possible Sciatica: More likley the pain down the leg could be from sciatica. Sciatica is due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches. If symptoms persist see an orthopedist. If you develop any weakness/paralysis in your lower extremities then seek attention immediately in an er. ...Read more

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Sciatica pain in the buttock and nerve pain down the leg. Who should I see?

Sciatica pain in the buttock and nerve pain down the leg. Who should I see?

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

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How can I alleviate sciatic nerve pain down the leg?

How can I alleviate sciatic nerve pain down the leg?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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What can cause erratic nerve pain down one leg? Spine MRI normal, lumber spine fine.

What can cause erratic nerve pain down one leg? Spine MRI  normal, lumber spine fine.

See pain management: Impingement of the S1 nerve can lead to weakness and erratic nerve pain down one leg. The interventional pain management involves special procedures to treat and manage nerve impingement pain. Ask your PCP for the specialist referral. ...Read more

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I have back pain and nerve pain in leg but now I have nerve pain in the front of my ankle could this be due to my back or something else. ?

I have back pain and nerve pain in leg but now I have nerve pain in the front of my ankle could this be due to my back or something else. ?

Yes: a pinched nerve in your leg can cause pain to radiate anywhere down the leg, depending on were the nerve is being pinched in your back, depending on the level. Pain down to the top of foot is usually L5 nerve. ...Read more

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I have a nerve pain running down my right leg i developed it while pregnant and now bub is 6 months old and still same I have no back problems?

I have a nerve pain running down my right leg i developed it while pregnant and now bub is 6 months old and still same I have no back problems?

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

Dr. James Marx
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more


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Nerve Pain (Definition)

Neuralgia is a sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or ...Read more