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What could be causing pain in my lower back radiating to my inner right thigh and down to the front of my knee.

Sciatic: This might be sciatic pain. I would suggest you bring it up at your next visit with your PCP. Also check Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Sciatica and see if the location matches. ...Read more

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What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

What causes pain and burning down the front of the left upper thigh and leg, right above knee?

Depends on your His-: Tory, if any injury or past hx of it. One of the diseases (with type of symptoms like the one you have), is called meralgia paresthetica. With pain/tingling over the front ; outer aspect of the thigh, from being pinched in the area of the outer end of the groin crease. Pain meds + stretching exercises are helpful. See your orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have pain in my knee front and behind and up to thigh...its worse when I bend it or have been sat down, it eases with massage, scared its a clot?

I have pain in my knee front and behind and up to thigh...its worse when I bend it or have been sat down, it eases with massage, scared its a clot?

Pain knee and above: If it eases with massage it is more likely to be muscular pain. If you have risk factors and it is not resolving ask your doctor for a Doppler ultrasound of that area to absolve your fears. All the best. ...Read more

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Burning sensation down front of both thighs to the knee. Is this a sign of something worrisome? Convinced I have a brain tumor or MS

Burning sensation down front of both thighs to the knee. Is this a sign of something worrisome? Convinced I have a brain tumor or MS

You ARE a worrier: Your symptoms are absolutely, totally, completely not typical of either MS or a brain tumor. Stop making these seven-league jumps to conclusions. It sounds like bilateral meralgia paresthetica. Bilateral suggests a condition like being very overweight or very underweight or having some undiagnosed predisposition to mononeuropathy. See a doctor & get it checked out. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side with pain radiating down thigh to front of knee.Muscle above knee twitches. Feels better when i lay down.

Lower back pain on left side with pain radiating down thigh to front of knee.Muscle above knee twitches. Feels better when i lay down.

Check spine: May be from L3 level of the lumbar spine from herniated disc, bulging disc, osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis. Symptoms include localized pain or pain that travels to the inner thigh anteriorly to middle of the leg. Tingling, numbness or muscle weakness might also be experienced.Mr examination would define etiology of pain. Can see neurologist, neurosurgeon or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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Am being treated for bulging disc pressing on sciatic nerve pain shoots back to front then down inner thigh to knee can this cause rash on inner thigh?

Am being treated for bulging disc pressing on sciatic nerve pain shoots back to front then down inner thigh to knee can this cause rash on inner thigh?

Unusual: It would be unusual for a disk to create a sciatic nerve neuropathy, but more of a root problem, which seems to correlate to your symptoms more. However, a rash would be unusual to be caused by such a nerve problem. Please see your physician to be sure it is assessed and evaluated. ...Read more

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Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?

Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?

Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medications. Anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxer medications can relieve the pain related to the joints, tendons and muscles of the spine. Stretching exercises, physical therapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may help too. ...Read more

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I have mergalia paresthetica. Is it normal to have flair ups for days, and feel pain down front of leg and across top of knee?

I have mergalia paresthetica. Is it normal to have flair ups for days, and feel pain down front of leg and across top of knee?

Meralgia: This condition is usually caused by a pinching of a nerve coming into your upper leg and can occur in people who drive a lot, wear tight jeans, are diabetic and people who are overweight. Your symptoms may fluctuate or be steady. It is not a serious condition and if symptoms are severe, a neurologist could advise you best about diagnosis and treatment options like injections. ...Read more

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I'm 18, I woke up with pain radiating from my knee, down the front of my leg and through my ankle and foot. What could this be??

Sciatica: It would be a little unusual in an 18 year old, but one possible cause is a "sciatica". The most common nerve root involved is L5 which follows the distribution you are describing. There are other possibilities as well, such as a tendonitis of the anterior tibial tendon; I would not hesitate to be seen if it persists. ...Read more

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No feeling across front of knee & down side of leg. Numbness pain & tingling for 2 weeks. Shooting pain across front of knee and down leg when touched?

No feeling across front of knee & down side of leg. Numbness pain & tingling for 2 weeks. Shooting pain across front of knee and down leg when touched?

PCP-evaluation-x-ray: We need to know how it appeared as well as any previous history of trauma or injury. You may have sprained your knee, torn a ligament or tendon or even damaged your meniscus. You may have a neuropthy as well but first you mus be examined by your PCP, be valuated, x-rays may be ordered includying an ortho referral. ...Read more

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I have pain going down the front of my right leg after having back surgery. It goes from my hip down to my knee and I can't stand it. Please help?

Need more info: Pain in top of thigh can be L2, L3, or L4 nerve root. If you had surgery for any of those nerves, continued compression may be the reason for this pain. You need to have your surgeon work you up for this. If your surgery did not involve these nerves, then you may be experiencing lateral femoral cutaneous nerve injury that can occur from laying on your belly for long periods of time. ...Read more

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19 weeks pregnant wit pain in lower right leg from knee down! both front/back of leg esp kneeworse when i rest or am sittin! anything to worry about?

Possibly: Leg pain may be normal but women can develop blood clots in their legs during pregnancy. If your legs are painful and swollen please go o the er. If not that painful or swollen call your OB tomorrow. ...Read more

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Last night my left leg from my knee down to my ankle on the front of my leg was numb and tingling. I woke up this morning and no change.

Last night my left leg from my knee down to my ankle on the front of my leg was numb and tingling. I woke up this morning and no change.

Nerve injury: This may have been due to injury to a nerve in your leg. In particular, a nerve on the outside of the knee that winds around the head of the fibula and supplies areas of the leg, ankle and foot. Things for consideration include: if there is swelling, pain or redness in your leg, especially in the calve area. These symptoms would be more serious. ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe hip pain, back pain and leg pain But just the front part of my leg from my hip down to my knee. hip locks, limited movement?

I am experiencing  severe hip pain, back pain and leg pain But just the front part of my leg from my hip down to my knee. hip locks, limited movement?

Varies : There are many potential causes most are either related to the hip itself or related to the back. I would not hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more