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What are lower back pain, & numbness in right buttock and right thigh symptoms of?

What are lower back pain, & numbness in right buttock and right thigh symptoms of?

High lumbar disc: The combination of back pain, with numbness/pain radiating into front of thigh but not past the knee suggests a disc herniation l2-3 or l3-4. This is a <10% occurrence of all hnp. Other causes like piriformis syndrome (pressure on sciatic nerve due to pressure from hip muscle), or problems with the hip can also mimic these symptoms. Based upon age, hnp or piriformis most likely. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my left wrist, left shoulder pain, left hip pain like a pinched sciatic, left knee pain, and left ankle pain. Coincidence? Left side?

I have a cyst on my left wrist, left shoulder pain, left hip pain like a pinched sciatic, left knee pain, and left ankle pain. Coincidence? Left side?

Not all related: Hip snd lower psins can sll be related to a pinchedl5nerve root but theupper extremity stiff unrelated to lower stuff the srist cyst can cause shoulder psin through regonal paindisorder. ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pain in my left inner thigh just above knee what is that?

I have sharp shooting pain in my left inner thigh just above knee what is that?

Shooting pains: Without a good History and physical/clinical exam it is tough to say. Common causes could include arthritis, a pinching nerve, phlebitis, muscle strain, etc. etc. Get the area assessed by a good health care provider. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

Bursitis?: Does it hurt to move your hip? In what direction? To raise your leg? Maybe pt can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain on my right side, slightly above my waistline. Throbbing pain in my right palm. Dull ache around rib/stomach on my left side.

Rule out ob/gyn: It could be related to a peripheral nerve entrapment but more importantly you would want to visit with you ob/gyn to rule out any gynecological or obstetric causes for you pain. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side, right above hip. What could be wrong?

Lower back pain on left side, right above hip. What could be wrong?

Back pain: There are many causes of back pain: kidney infection or stone, arthritis, herniated disc, shingles, strain among many others. Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Feeling pain in nerve just above right leg knee and sometimes in left leg knee.

Feeling pain in nerve just above right leg knee and sometimes in left leg knee.

?Quadriceps strain: Sounds like Quadriceps strain/sprain...do you climb stairs or have you climed a LOT of stairs as a part of your employment?? More Info please you can reach me www.healthtap.com/richardzimon Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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I have right cheek pain below my eye right forehead pain and right ear pain what could this be?

I have right cheek pain below my eye right forehead pain and right ear pain what could this be?

Sinus infection and: Ear infection, if accompanied by congestion and pain is deep. Consider inflamed sensory nerve like shingles. Please have an evaluation. ...Read more

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Having shoulder pain pain above right temple ear feels funny tingling in left leg femur area neck stiff on right is this signs of ms?

Having shoulder pain pain above right temple ear feels funny tingling in left leg femur area neck stiff on right is this signs of ms?

Unlikely: MS is unlikely with your combination of symptoms. They are more likely related to your psychologic issues but have your doctor evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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Severe headache, right arm pain, and abdominal pain in right lower quad shooting down right leg also slight fever. Should i go see a doctor?

Severe headache, right arm pain, and abdominal pain in right lower quad shooting down right leg also slight fever. Should i go see a doctor?

Absolutely: And do this quickly. This sounds potentially very serious and needs an evaluation immediately. Do not wait, go now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal pain, radiates to back and front of thigh. Constant sharp throbbing pain. Alleviates slightly when lay on left side. ?

Need Medical Checkup: Any pain in the abdomen which persists and is getting worse requires you to have a medical examination by your physician. If you have fever along with pain, then it is more urgent to see a doctor today. You may go to an ER unless your doctor can see you in his/her office today. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have this pain in my right side of my head just above my right ear. Sudden sharp pain and goes away but constant dull pain. Tender to touch.

Neuralgia: is a condition where there is inflammation of a local nerve on top of the scalp. This inflammation can be sharp, but constant dull pain can be caused by similar process in a more minor branch of the same nerve. The scalp tenderness is classic for this kind of pain. Please visit a pain specialist or family physician for treatment of neuralgia. ...Read more

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Have excruciating pain on my sciatica radiating to my hip then down to right above my knee on the back side of leg. Do have psoriatic arthritis.

Have excruciating pain on my sciatica radiating to my hip then down to right above my knee on the back side of leg. Do have psoriatic arthritis.

Lets Rx the sciatica: About 20% of people with psoriasis develop a similar form of arthritis involving the spine.Thus, I would recommend we treat the sciatica w/either an anti-inflammatory like Motrin until you can get to your MD,like a spine specialist for a possible neuropathic medicine.They may also do an MRI or EMG to get more data in consideration of an epidural injection.Then its time for core PT. Keep me posted ...Read more

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Dull aching pain behind knee right above the crease. Woke up with it?

Home remedy: Sounds very non -specific. Specific diagnosis difficult without physical exam of the area. Apply a little ice and take 600mg Ibuprofen with food. If not improving over next few days see PCP for a check up. ...Read more

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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.

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.

? nerve root : Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2-3 go get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have abdomen pain lower right side above my right thigh comes and goes?

I have abdomen pain lower right side  above my right thigh comes and goes?

Inguinal hernia...: Common causes of right lower quadrant abdominal pain in your age group include: appendicitis (inflammation of your appendix) and possibly an inguinal hernia. Given the proximity to the thigh, in this case I would suspect a hernia. Please get a thorough examination by your primary care doctor. Usually hernias can be detected on examination, but sometimes a CT scan may be needed too. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain which causes my left leg to go numb right behind the kneecap.

L4 or unrelated: L5 and S1 nerve root impingement produces discomfort that radiates below the knee all the way to the foot. L4 root can produce numbness down to the knee but usually not just behind the knee. Baker's cysts and other problems behing the knee joint can produce numbness behaind the knee but are unrelated to back pain. To sort this all out you will need to undergo an assessment. ...Read more

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