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What is the cause of low back pain, buttock pain, pain in left leg and left knee?

What is the cause of low back pain, buttock pain, pain in left leg and left knee?

Radiculopathy: Sounds like a radiculopathy from nerve compression. Get referred to a neurologist, physiatrist, or spine surgeon with an updated mri. ...Read more

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The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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Do you know what it could be if your leg is severely hurting but only happens time to time or month to month? Pain on the side of my right or left knee that seems to move up to my lower back, also sometimes leg giving out and me falling down can happen an

Do you know what it could be if your leg is severely hurting but only happens time to time or month to month? Pain on the side of my right or left knee that seems to move up to my lower back, also sometimes leg giving out and me falling down can happen an

It: It sounds like you may be dealing with an unstable knee joint (s). This can be due to a tear in a tendon or ligament. You should visit your doctor for a complete evaluation. Typically an x-ray is done first, and then an MRI will be ordered if deemed necessary.
All the best. ...Read more

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What would cause pain on left side of back left knee, down outter part of leg? Where tendon is. 25f with negative ultrasound of leg last year.

What would cause pain on left side of back left knee, down outter part of leg? Where tendon is. 25f with negative ultrasound of leg last year.

Peroneal nerve: Could be irritated. Ultrasound wouldn't show anything. Could also be it band tendinitis or even a lateral meniscus tear. Would be difficult to determine without an exam. ...Read more

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When I kneel down my left knee feels like glass is in it and pain shoots down the side of my leg?

When I kneel down my left knee feels like glass is in it and pain shoots down the side of my leg?

Pre-patellar bursiti: This sounds like pre-patellar bursitis. That's an inflammation of the tissue in front of the knee.
It commonly hurts with kneeling.
Would recommend ibuprofen, icing, and rest.
Typically resolves with time. ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe pain in left knee and down the back of my leg. My pain and anti inflammatory isn't helping?

I am experiencing severe pain in left knee and down the back of my leg. My pain and anti inflammatory isn't helping?

Bad ligaments: You probably have an unstable knee as a result of ligaments that are damaged.

Prolotherapy will help. Find out about prolotherapy at www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org and find a doctor to help you get relief without surgery. ...Read more

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I have a lymphedema in my left leg for so long and now I had a very seviour pain in back side of my left knee its spreads in all leg I cant walk?

I have a lymphedema in my left leg for so long and now I had a very seviour pain in back side of my left knee its spreads in all leg I cant walk?

Exam needed: Because of the possibility of a blood clot causing the pain, it is important that you be examined and have an ultrasound performed. Uncomplicated lymphedema shouldn't cause pain or tenderness. Other possibilities include a muscle injury or ruptured Baker's cyst. ...Read more

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Every night as I'm sleeping I experience a sharp shooting pain from the back of my left knee (only) disperse down to my foot and cause shock like pain?

Every night as I'm sleeping I experience a sharp shooting pain from the back of my left knee (only) disperse down to my foot and cause shock like pain?

Left knee: Please start with a someone who will take you to the Emergency facility where they will carefully examine your knee. Lab test and/or xrays will be done.
The doctors will discuss this with and make decisions about best care - either in the ER or in the hospital.
Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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38 yof. Severe burning stinging & throbbing pain started behind left knee 2 weeks ago now goes from back hamstring down leg feels like kneecap slips pop?

38 yof. Severe burning stinging & throbbing pain started behind left knee 2 weeks ago now goes from back hamstring down leg feels like kneecap slips pop?

Several: 'burning' knee pain without any injury may be caused by tendinitis (patellar, quads, it band etc.) or from kneecap (patellofemoral) cartilage wear most commonly. See your orthopedic surgeon if your pain continues for examination. In your case patellofemoral instability can cause pain, 'popping', and a feeling of instability. Quad strengthening and bracing may be the initial treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Pain in the outside of my left knee when laying down shoots down to ankle?

Pain in the outside of my left knee when laying down shoots down to ankle?

? radiculopathy: One of the commoner causes of lateral lower leg pain is radiculopathy, when a nerve is compressed in the lumbar spine and causes pain in the leg region it supplies. Often the pain can start higher, in the buttock, but not always. Position, lying down or sitting, is often worse. Fortunately these often resolve on their own, but if there is any weakness or progression, see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Broke right ankle and just got back into exercising. Now after sitting for brief periods my LEFT knee is in a lot of pain when bending it been a week?

Broke right ankle and just got back into exercising. Now after sitting for brief periods my LEFT knee is in a lot of pain when bending it been a week?

Biomechanics: The ankle will create forces on the Knee that can lead to Knee issues if they are not each doing their part. Get the foot to not pronate excessively and keep the ankle range of motion increasing until normal. Do not expect to start where you lest off. You are starting from scratch so baby steps first. ...Read more

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My whole body aches all the time. But my back, left knee, and right ankle are the worst. Had ankle sprain 4 months ago. What could I have?

My whole body aches all the time. But my back, left knee, and right ankle are the worst. Had ankle sprain 4 months ago. What could I have?

Arthritis: If you are having joint and muscle pain multiple areas could be early signs of arthritis. See your doctor for examination and testing. Have a anti ccp blood test to check for ra. ...Read more

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My left knee feels like it needs to pop and I have a sharp pain going from my ankle to my left side of knee also j have Osteoarthritis and Osteonecrosis?

You need to have: Proper examination and diagnosis by experienced healthcare provider. This condition sounds like meniscal tears or rupture along with joint fluid accumulation, which almost always means inflammation (arthritis or arthrosis). And thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...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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Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?

Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?

What the heel is it.: Continuing to exercise at this point may inadvertently do further damage to the nerve involved. Would be best to get a evaluation to safeguard against prolonging your condition. ...Read more

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Recently I have pain above the left knee with pain around the disc of the hip at the top of the leg. Also with pain at the back of leg below the knee.?

Recently I have pain above the left knee with pain around the disc of the hip at the top of the leg. Also with pain at the back of leg below the knee.?

Need More Info: Need to know other things. Have you had an injury? Is this first time? Have you been ill? Is there family history of issues like this? Any abnormality in appearance (like swelling, redness, etc) get me a litle more information and I can give you a list of possibilities or concerns. ...Read more

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When I still for a long time and get up, I get pain in my left knee on the left side of the knee cap along the leg. Randomly started. Limp for 10secs?

Knee Pain: Have you ever had knee issues before? Sounds like your knee is getting stiff while you're sitting. You might have a patellar tilt or tight lateral retinaculum that is causing this pain when it stiffens after inactivity. It might be a good idea to seek referral to an orthopedic surgeon and get x-rays done. If those are negative, physical therapy would be a good next step. ...Read more

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I have pain on the inner side of my left knee when I pick up the leg to walk. It doesn't hurt to stand or to walk on it. However, getting in and out o?

Medial Knee Pain: Could be a torn meniscus if the pain is at the knee joint. This requires an orthopedist to evaluate. However, if the pain is just below the knee, about 1 -1 1/2 inches, and medial, this would be a pes anserine (duck foot) bursitis. Use ice and Aleve (naproxen) or see the ortho for a cortisone injection. ...Read more

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The sides or inner sides of my left knee keeps aching n then it will ache my whole leg why is this?

The sides or inner sides of my left knee keeps aching n then it will ache my whole leg why is this?

Knee aches: Impossible to answer without a good history and physical exam. See your doctor, or a knee specialist. ...Read more

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Sudden pain behind left knee shoots down into calf all the way to foot very painfull when the pain starts I have to sit down no injury to knee.

Sudden pain behind left knee shoots down into calf all the way to foot very painfull when the pain starts I have to sit down no injury to knee.

Get checked out: One possibility is a Bakers Cyst which is an out pocketing of fluid from your knee joint capsule. Can press upon surrounding structures and cause pain. Other aspects to evaluate are the blood vessels in the popliteal space and the calf and hamstring tendons. ...Read more

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Awhile ago my left knee popped and rolled. It has occasional pain. I fell on the knee recently, it hurts down the tibia to foot. What should I do?

Awhile ago my left knee popped and rolled. It has occasional pain. I fell on the knee recently, it hurts down the tibia to foot. What should I do?

See ortho surgeon: Should see your pcp or orthopaedic surgeon, only a good physical exam and x-ray of your knee can determine the reazon for the pain. ...Read more

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My left knee sometimes has sharp quick pains on the side facing my other leg. Both of my knees look messed up. Do I have bad knees or is this serious?

My left knee sometimes has sharp quick pains on the side facing my other leg. Both of my knees look messed up. Do I have bad knees or is this serious?

Sounds you have Bad: Knees as you say, But without being seen, It'll be difficult for any one to tell you about your knee problems.
Suggest you see your local Orthopod to get a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp left knee pain moves down to left foot what's the cause?

Many causes: Any injuries to the knee? Any back pain? any calf swelling? Too many possibilities. Suggest getting evaluated ...Read more