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Have low back pain on the left side. The pain extends from left hip down left leg. No pain on the right side. Pl advise?

Referred pain: Pain from inflammation in the lumbar spine often radiates down one leg. Doctors call this referred pain. If it does not resolve in a reasonable amount of time, you should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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Pain in left hip down to left leg?

Pain in left hip down to left leg?

That pattern: Is often sciatica or inflammation of the sciatic nerve starts in hip buttock area and radiates down. ...Read more

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Having sever pain in left hip that shoots down my leg, left upper stomach pain, and chest pain, it is increasingly getting worse. What's going on?

Merits urgent exam!: Since there are some serious problems which could cause pain in the leg, abdomen and chest, such as vascular blood clots and spinal stenosis, these symptoms warrant an urgent evaluation. Perhaps a visit to ones emergency department would provide the most rapid assessment. ...Read more

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Hi I have pain in my left hip & shooting down my leg & I'm not getting any relief?

Hi I have pain in my left hip & shooting down my leg & I'm not getting any relief?

Radicular Pain: What you are describing is nerve root pain, likely secondary to a pinched nerve in your back, time to discuss and have your doctor examine you. ...Read more

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Advice to understand - pain down left hip/back of leg down to calfsome tingling at foot. had mri?

Sciatica?: This sounds like a nerve irritation in your back or leg that is causing tingling and pain. This nerve irritation can be caused by arthritis or a bulging disc in your back. The MRI is to see what problems, if any, are in your back so that appropriate treatment can begin. I recommend you ask your doctor for clarification as well. ...Read more

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Having extreme lower back pain, left hip & radiating down my left leg. I was diagnosed with acute spina bifida when i was 12. Should i be concerned?

Having extreme lower back pain, left hip & radiating down my left leg. I was diagnosed with acute spina bifida when i was 12. Should i be concerned?

Different problems: You have sciatica now. This is typically caused by an annular tear in an intervertebral disc or a disc herniation. The type of spina bifida you have is likely spina bifida occulta, not a problem. ...Read more

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Left hip pain at night and after sitting down after work. Pain in hip and shoots down leg at times. Worse at night in bed. No injury as far as I know.

Left hip pain: May be scaitica. Sitting is stress on spine. Consider ergonomic chair with lumbar support. At work change position ( i.e. get up for a moment every 45 minutes to an hour) to shake out, Consider a trial of NSAIDS ( motrin/alelve ) and muscle relaxant( if not allergic). Rarely may also be related to ovaries/ colon, retroperitoneal issue so may consider ultrasound or CT abdomen. f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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I have ddd and been having back and hip pain w/ pain going down the left leg to the foot. What can I do?

I have ddd and been having back and hip pain w/ pain going down the left leg to the foot. What can I do?

See details: This is radicular pain caused by nerve compression in the lower back (sciatica). There are several approaches available including physical therapy, antiinflammatory meds and targeted injections. See an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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