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I have sharp burning/stabbing pain in lower left abdomen, radiating down my leg and foot is numb. Do I need to go to a hospital? (Have previously had pancreatitis, in 2010)

I have sharp burning/stabbing pain in lower left abdomen, radiating down my leg and foot is numb. Do I need to go to a hospital? (Have previously had pancreatitis, in 2010)

No: Sounds more like nerve pain. Your pancreas is in your upper abdomen. If your pain changes or if you have other symptoms; such as vomiting, fever, swelling in your groin or blood in your stool you should be seen at the hospital. Make an appointment to see your MD. All the best and I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Its been almost 12 years experiencing pain in lower left abdomen and it travells down leg also mostly b4 periods and smetimes midcycle.Gastric feeling?

Its been almost 12 years experiencing pain in lower left abdomen and it travells down leg also mostly b4 periods and smetimes midcycle.Gastric feeling?

LLAbd pain: 12 year is a very long time. You did not mention about diagnostic tests. Please have detailed history, thorough physical exam, including pelvic. You also need us of abdomen ; pelvis. Colonoscopy and MRI of lumbosacral spine to find out the cause. Sometimes surgical scar tissue cause pain but not radiation to leg. With menstrual, ovaries evaluation needed. See your gyn. Thanks. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left abdomen...down in my left legs and in the left lower back?

I have pain in my lower left abdomen...down in my left legs and in the left lower back?

See doctor: This sounds like something that needs a good evaluation and possibly some testing to sort out. Unfortunately, can't help much online ...Read more

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I've had lower left abdomen pain since july radiating to my back and down my tailbone and leg. What should I do?

I've had lower left abdomen pain since july radiating to my back and down my tailbone and leg. What should I do?

See your Doc.: Sounds like you have a lesion, like a disc pinching a nerve in your back, causing pain in your back & down the leg.
You should see a spine doc who should be able to DX your problem and hopefully offer treatment for you. ...Read more

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I'm 22 years old and I have sharp lower left abdomen pain that shoots down my left leg. What could be the reason for this.

Go to see doctors...: Collect and record the feature and degree of your symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, with attention to if physically related or not, and bring those to see doctor who will usually be able to sort out what is going on in you and advise you what to do after reviewing what you bring, history, physicals, ...

But, reasonable to think of pinching nerve? Intra-pelvic adhesion? Or ...

Best. ...Read more

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My period is 2 days late and during those two days I have felt pain in my lower left abdomen that radiates down to my left leg?

My period is 2 days late and during those two days I have felt pain in my lower left abdomen that radiates down to my left leg?

Evaluate pain soon: Pain like that needs to be checked out. There are some serious conditions that could cause pain. If you get lightheaded or dizzy when standing then go into the ER right away. Otherwise call to be seen tomorrow if the pain remains. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain that is accompanied with pain shooting down the left leg and in the lower left abdomen area?

What could cause lower back pain that is accompanied with pain shooting down the left leg and in the lower left abdomen area?

Many Things: Back injury
back trauma
twisting the back
back muscle injury
spinal disc disorder
ligament injury
too soft mattress
too hard mattress. ...Read more

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I am feeling a discomfort in my lower left abdomen accompanied by a tingling sensation in my left leg all the way down to my foot. ?

I am feeling a discomfort in my lower left abdomen accompanied by a tingling sensation in my left leg all the way down to my foot. ?

Tingling sensation: If the left lower abdominal pain is accompanied by low back pain radiating to your left leg, then it may be due to pinched nerve arsing from the spine of your lower back. You need a detailed history, physical exam and image tests if necessary. Consult your physician to find the source of your pain and further management. ...Read more

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Pain in my lower left abdomen, radiating down to my left knee.. More like a dull throbbing ache. Do I need to be worried?

Pain in my lower left abdomen, radiating down to my left knee.. More like a dull throbbing ache. Do I need to be worried?

Would get it checked: Typically left lower quadrant pain could be related to intestinal or gynecological organs, but radiating down to your knee is a bit unusual. Typically things that radiate down to the knee are related to the back, but there could be some specific things that could relate pain going down the left knee and the left quadrant. Would recommend discussing it in more detail. ...Read more

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Dull sometimes throbbing pain in lower left abdomen that radiates down into inner left thigh. Also have had a swollen lymph node in left groin weeks.

Dull sometimes throbbing pain in lower left abdomen that radiates down into inner left thigh. Also have had a swollen lymph node in left groin weeks.

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had pain off and on for 3-5 months. It radiates from my lower left abdomen down my thigh and lower left of my back.

I have had pain off and on for 3-5 months. It radiates from my lower left abdomen down my thigh and lower left of my back.

Sciatica ? versus...: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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I have excruciating pain in my lower left abdomen going down to my inner thigh, no period in 8 mths, sweats, full quickly, had burst cyst 2 weeks ago.

Gynecologist: I trust that you are being followed by a gynecologist as pelvic pathology seems to be ongoing. The radiation of pain into your thigh is characteristic of some pelvic inflammation, congestion or pressure. Have your gynecologist reexamine you and order any necessary imaging studies or else seek another opinion. ...Read more

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Groin pain in lower left abdomen pain in left upper leg, what to do?

Groin pain in lower left abdomen pain in left upper leg, what to do?

Examine for hernia: Lower abominal pain with associated leg pain is often seen when an inquinal or groin hernia is present . Sometimes patients may also notice a fullness or mass appearing in the area as well esp on straining.The best course of action is to be examined by your doctor. They can make this diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain on my lower left abdomen that radiates to my right lower when I raise my leg, im on my period right now , is this part of it?

I have pain on my lower left abdomen that radiates to my right lower when I raise my leg, im on my period right now , is this part of it?

Depends: If it goes away with your period more likely relates to it. If it doesnt probably these are not related. If it is serious enough to bother you go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Severe lower left abdomen pain worse after sex, raditing into back and leg next gynae appointment isn't until march should I go to the er?

Severe lower left abdomen pain worse after sex, raditing into back and leg next gynae appointment isn't until march should I go to the er?

If emergency: If you think you are having an emergnecy then an er is appropriate. You will not likely see gynecologist there. Maybe try getting an earlier appt with an obgyn or trying a different doctor who can get you in sooner. ...Read more

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Lower left abdomen pain and shooting pain in both legs and arms muscles feel weak-burning. Colonoscopy clear vag sono clear what could be the issue?

Unknown: This really needs further investigation. I would suggest starting with a primary care physician. You would need a physical examination. From there potentially lab work, mri.... ...Read more

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Does diverticulitis occur commonly in teens or young people in general? I have a mild pain thats in my lower left abdomen radiating to my thigh?

Does diverticulitis occur commonly in teens or young people in general? I have a mild pain thats in my lower left abdomen radiating to my thigh?

Several causes: for such symptoms, not necessarily diverticulitis, can be your colon, ureter, tubes or ovary. Kindly see tour doctor for better management if problem is really bothersome, wish you wellness ...Read more

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I'm a female having a pain from my lower left abdomen that just started to spread to my thigh just under my butt. It's been on and off for weeks. ?

Referred pain: I would be concerned about inflammation in the left colon, left ovarian or retropelvic area. I recommend having a rectopelvic examination by a gynecologist. Depending upon your symptoms and physical findings, appropriate tests will be ordered and referral to other proper specialists can be made if deemed advisable. ...Read more

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My period lasted 3 days when it normally lasts 7. I'm now having a constant pain in my lower left abdomen which is radiating to my upper left thigh.

My period lasted 3 days when it normally lasts 7. I'm now having a constant pain in my lower left abdomen which is radiating to my upper left thigh.

Here are some...: Has the pain been worse at certain physical activity? How long has it been? Has it remained the same in degree or fluctuated? The pain distribution seems suggesting the disorders to local muscles, nerves, or joints, and the variation in the duration of period may jus be coincidental. How to sort all these confused things out correctly? To articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm 35 and have pain in my lower left side of abdomen and running down my leg what can it be?

Hi, i'm 35 and have pain in my lower left side of abdomen and running down my leg what can it be?

Many things: Including kidney stone, hernia, diverticular disease, colitis, ovarian. Need more information to be of any helkp, but i would suggest making an appointment with your pcp or ob-gyn. ...Read more

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Sharp tearing pain in left lower abdomen. Started when I went to stand up from sitting then it radiated down leg. Still getting the pain off and on.

Sharp tearing pain in left lower abdomen. Started when I went to stand up from sitting then it radiated down leg. Still getting the pain off and on.

"Pinched nerve"?: You may have what is commonly called a "pinched nerve" in your spine but there are a couple of other more serious problems in your abdomen that may be the reason for your complaint. I think it is essential to see your family physician ASAP. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg. When will the symptoms stop?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg.  When will  the symptoms stop?

Time: Some ovarian cysts are functional cysts that will go away in 2-6 weeks. Sometimes birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. Other cysts are benign growths. These don't go away and if they get large enough will need to be removed surgically. If you aren't starting to feel better in several weeks see your doctor again. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in lower left abdomen while walking; not while sitting or laying down. Sometimes radiates to lower back. bowel movements normal. ?

Stabbing pain in lower left abdomen while walking; not while sitting or laying down. Sometimes radiates to lower back. bowel movements normal. ?

LLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more

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I have a pain in my lower left abdomen. Constant pain. Hurts more when i press on it approximately 5 inches to the left and 4 to 5 inches down. ?

I have a pain in my lower left abdomen.  Constant pain. Hurts more when i press on it  approximately 5 inches to the left and 4 to 5 inches down.  ?

It depends: The question you are asking can have different answers from superficial causes like a trigger point in your abdominal muscles to potential organ involvement inside your abdominal cavity. It could also be a referred type of pain. Have yourself evaluated by a physician. ...Read more