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Pain in left buttock traveling slowly down the backside left leg. Sometimes sharp pain and sometimes numbness while sitting. Better when I'm walking?

Pain in left buttock traveling slowly down the backside left leg. Sometimes sharp pain and sometimes numbness while sitting.  Better when I'm walking?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a pain/spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Slight pain in upper inner left leg when lifting it.

Muscle pain: Most likely muscle strain adductor muscles heat rest antiinflammatories like Motrin if persists beyond a few days of change in sx seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Lower left back pain above hip when sitting?

Lower left back pain above hip when sitting?

Many possibilities: Many things could do this: degeneration in the low back disk and joints, muscle injury or strain, pelvic arthritis (sacroiliac joint disease). If simple things like exercise, stretching, otc medication, heat or cold fail, and the pain continues, talk with your personal doctor. ...Read more

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Burning pain in right groin when sitting or lying down. Rest of hip and leg aches some when sitting.Less pain when standing walking. Pregnant. Causes?

Unlikely Hip: Typical hip pain that stems from arthritis is usually not described as "burning". However, nerve pain, (called neuropathy) is commonly described by patients as burning, tingling, electrical. The location of your pain in the groin is similar to where hip joint pain would be felt, but your description of the pain gives me the sense that this is a nerve. Arthritis also has stiffness involved. ...Read more

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Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.

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Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.cnn.com/HEALTH/help.at.home/chest.pain/content.html ...Read more

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Left outer thigh pain when resting?

Left outer thigh pain when resting?

See below: Maybe trochanteric bursitis you can google it and see some of the conservative treatments recommended . Seeking out an orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation . Usually rest , anti-inflammatory , physical therapy is helpful. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left leg while walking?

Pain in lower left leg while walking?

Area of pain: often details the reason. Knee, ankle pain would obviously imply a joint problem. Pain/fatigue in the calves that increases with increasing exercise implies a circulatory problem. Pain with swelling in one lower leg is actually an emergency since the circulatory problem can be a blood clot that could come loose and go to the lung. This would be pain ALL the Time and generally a LOT of swelling. ...Read more

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Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.

Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.

Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more

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Have a sharp stabbing pain in left side groin area. Hurts when walking or standing. Goes from dull to super sharp pain.

Have a sharp stabbing pain in left side groin area. Hurts when walking or standing. Goes from dull to super sharp pain.

You need a: "hands on" exam ..this could be due to a groin problem (eg: hernia) OR a BACK problem (pinched nerve at the L4-L5 lumbar disc level) Hope this helps See your PCP! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can pain in lower left back just above hip cause discomfort down leg in thigh and calf?

Some thoughts.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, some structures that are in all those places would have concurrent pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/back%20pain.html LUMBAR DISK/sciatica runs along the path of the sciatic nerve. a series of irritated muscles can be in a wide area of the back. ...Read more

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Pain in right side pelvic area mostly when I walk?

Right pelvic pain: Could be inguinal ligament,inguinal or sports hernia, meralgia parasthetica ( entrapment of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at groin due to obesity, or diabetes ,pregnancy) or could be hip-femoral acetabular entrapment, labral tear, or ovarian-cyst, , GI issue ( ilieitis). F/U with orthopedist/ urgent care. http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/meralgia-paresthetica ...Read more

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Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Cross SLR : This could be a sign of a lumbar spine intervertebral disc herniation or something else. See your doctor for further evaluation and examination. The history and exam may be able to diagnose a disc herniation. An MRI is often needed to confirm the diagnosis and to help guide treatment options. ...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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Pain on left side of groin. Its a sharp pain when i stand up after sitting.

Groin pain: This may be a ghost to chase. Causes may range from groin hernia, more common in males to groin pull (usually there is history of groin injury). I've had patients with unidentified groin pain despite comprehensive work up. I suspect some anatomical variants of the area that predispose certain folks to having groin pain related to position change. But before you do need a work up done. ...Read more

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Pain in left lower back that radiates to whole left leg. Occasional electric shock feeling in knee. Leg just feels heavy. Hip sore?

Pain in left lower back that radiates to whole left leg. Occasional electric shock feeling in knee. Leg just feels heavy. Hip sore?

?ruptured disc: You need to consider that symptoms are secondary to nerve root compression in lower back secondary to disc herniation, perhaps at L3-4, but more distal problem such as piriformis syndrome, or sacroiliac dysfunction may be also consideration. Have your doctor evaluate this soon. ...Read more