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Knees back pain when sitting on toilet seat

Knees back pain when sitting on toilet seat

Arthritis: You probably have arthritis in the lower back or knees. You may also have a pinched nerve in the back. ...Read more

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I have pain behind knees and thighs every night; lower back pain during day. What could it be?

I have pain behind knees and thighs every night; lower back pain during day. What could it be?

Lumbar Radiculitis: It sounds like you have lumbar radiculitis which is pain in the back that radiates to the legs. This is also referred to as sciatica. I recommend making an appointment with a pain doctor to find out for sure. Check out paindoctor. Com for a doc near you. ...Read more

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What's pain that radiates from above left knee to the fumer and the hip. Sometimes it's painful below knee from behind. No back pain. Xrays of back good.?

What's pain that radiates from above left knee to the fumer and the hip. Sometimes it's painful below knee from behind. No back pain. Xrays of back good.?

Thigh Pain: Your description may represent pain referred from the nerve in your pain, may originate from the hip joint or around the hip joint such as the piriformis muscle, or the knee itself. Xrays are used to confirm a diagnosis, so before xrays a good history and physical examination will help guide the care giver on what to look for and what kind of xrays are needed. ...Read more

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Could it be sciatica even I don't have back pain but pain that starts from above knee and radiates behind the fumer to the hip or below knee from behi?

Could it be sciatica even I don't have back pain but pain that starts from above knee and radiates behind the fumer to the hip or below knee from behi?

Could be anything: Sciatica, peripheral nerve injury or even a bursitis or muscle injury can cause the type of pain you are describing. See a Sports Medicine Trained Pain Specialist that can help you address these issues. ...Read more

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The lower back pain and the sciatica are making my walking and sitting difficult, I bend forward while I walk, my knees hurt too, will physical th. Help?

The lower back pain and the sciatica are making my walking and sitting difficult, I bend forward while I walk, my knees hurt too, will physical th. Help?

Hard to Say: Injections will give you pain relief early, but PT can be just as helpful but will take time to get relief. There is new research coming out that when you are in a lot of pain, you're body actually stops you from performing exercises so that you may not benefit from PT initially. So we believe that if you at least improve your pain first, you can then proceed with the exercise therapy programs. ...Read more

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I am a below the knee amputee and recently I have been dealing with lower back pain when sitting for extended periods could they be related?

I am a below the knee amputee and recently I have been dealing with lower back pain when sitting for extended periods could they be related?

Could be: The difference length in other parts of the limb may occur over time. (difference in thigh muscle girth) This might lead to a bit of a pelvic tilt and eventual unequal weight distribution on the articular elements in the lumbar spine. Plin films of the LS spine can reveal facet joint disease for example. Your therapist need to be made aware of any bone remodeling to adjust your therapy over time. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of damaged nerves in left leg. I have pain above knee that radiates to fumer to hip. Sometimes the whole leg from behind. No back pain?

What are symptoms of damaged nerves in left leg. I have pain above knee that radiates to fumer to hip. Sometimes the whole leg from behind. No back pain?

Depends: Damaged nerve pain is usually described as electrical shocks, burning, stabbing, pins and needle sensations. The pain can be exacerbated with movement but it can arise spontaneously. I would see a physician to work this up further. Damage to nerves can also present as weakness in the leg. ...Read more

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Can I have sciatica without back pain? I only have pain behind knee and calf with occasional thigh, ankle and butt pain.

Can I have sciatica without back pain? I only have pain behind knee and calf with occasional thigh, ankle and butt pain.

Yes: All the symptoms you are referring to are consistent with Sciatica. See your doctor. I really like Physical Therapy for sciatica. You may want to consider this as well, but ask your doctor what is the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Unexplained bruises on the back of the knees. Currently I am having a lot of lower back pain is it related to one another?

Unexplained bruises on the back of the knees. Currently I am having a lot of lower back pain is it related to one another?

Seizures?: If they are related, I would think they would be either due to seizures leading to falls with equally concerning diagnoses being severe thrombocytopenia which could lead to spontaneous bleeding in your lower back. If you have Neurologic changes, seek care emergently. I would still get a platelet count checked. ...Read more

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I have suffered with back pain for years and now I get a throbbing pain in the back of my right leg just above the knee when I am driving?

Radiculopathy: When a stable back pain started to change its nature, it is necessary to see your pcp as soon as possible since it is an indicative of nerve compression or irritation. The exact nature your condition should be evaluated by thorough history, physical examination and possibly mri. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have low back pain & down the back of my lt leg to my knee. An MRI showed occult sacral meningocele. Could this be the cause?

I have low back pain & down the back of my lt leg to my knee. An MRI showed occult sacral meningocele. Could this be the cause?

These typically are: Incidental or accidental findings on some patients' mri's as they occur usually without any symptoms except in older patients with bone density loss and when large can cause bone erosion sometimes leading to a sacral fracture but otherwise of no consequence and most likely unrelated to your symptoms. See a spine specialist for a specific evaluation. ...Read more

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Severe hip pain and swelling also leads to knee pain and swelling on back of knee! Whole leg really, weak leg, back pain, want to give up docs don't care?

Severe hip pain and swelling also leads to knee pain and swelling on back of knee! Whole leg really, weak leg, back pain, want to give up docs don't care?

Consider: An orthopedic doctor visit. I hope your questions are answered and you find relief. If what you are doing isn't working, time to try something different. ...Read more

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Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot. Back pain?

Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot. Back pain?

Radiculopathy: Most likely this pain represent lumbar radiculopathy, depending on the length of the system, you either can start physical therapy or see a pain specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Pain behind right knee? Sometime in butt down to calf? Numbness in back of ankle. No back pain! Hips hurt when sleep on 1 side to long.

Pain behind right knee? Sometime in butt down to calf? Numbness in back of ankle. No back pain! Hips hurt when sleep on 1 side to long.

Lumbar disk disease: This is the approximate distribution of a sciatica type syndrome. If you have a computer go to google and type in dermatome map. If you look at the dermatome MAP you can see the distribution of where the nerves come from the supply the specific areas mentioned. If this is that symptomatic you probably need to go in and see your doctor and get a MRI of the lumbar spine for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower back pain getting worse. Shoots down back of leg. Just noticed black bruising behind my knee, are these related, and should I be worried?

Lower back pain getting worse. Shoots down back of leg. Just noticed black bruising behind my knee, are these related, and should I be worried?

Injury, vascular: The bleeding suggest some type of trauma. Need to discuss this with your position. You could be a muscle tear, it could be a vascular issue, because even be a ruptured Baker's cyst. Your physician will have you evaluated to see what the diagnosis is ...Read more

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Severe lower right side back pain. Sharp pain to hip, behind knee to my foot. I've weakness and numbness in my foot and leg. What could be problem?

Severe lower right side back pain. Sharp pain to hip, behind knee to my foot. I've weakness and numbness in my foot and leg. What could be problem?

Check your nerves: See a neurologist. I suggest checking your nerves with NCV test of the lower extremity. Sounds like you might have sciatica which is the compression of sciatic nerve that emerges from your lower back and goes all the way to your toes. ...Read more

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I have dvt, pe 2 yrs ago, take blood thinners & wear compression stocking. Have bad low back pain last 24 hrs & large bruise behind knee. Advise pls.

I have dvt, pe 2 yrs ago, take blood thinners & wear compression stocking. Have bad low back pain last 24 hrs & large bruise behind knee. Advise pls.

Need exam: Sounds like you need a physical examination and blood work to recheck your inr level in your blood. You probably have a hematoma (blood collection) behind your knee. Sometimes these need to be drained. An exam is important to make sure you are not having neurological changes related to the back pain that might also mandate intervention. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Lower back pain on spine, mid back muscle tightness, tingling in back of both legs from mid buttocks to knees about 50x/day. Xray normal. 8 months now?

Lower back pain on spine, mid back muscle tightness, tingling in back of both legs from mid buttocks to knees about 50x/day. Xray normal. 8 months now?

Back pain: Plain film XRays are not enough to determine persistent Los back pain. You need and MRI. Talk with your doctor it sounds like a disc problem. But would need to know your full medical history ...Read more

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Can standing on bad knees for too long lead to back pain?

Yes: Oftentimes when there is pain in one joint, we will overcompensate with our other body parts, and. Cause excessive wear and tear on them. By standing on bad knees, for prolonged period of time, this may lead to bad posture, and overcompensation and ultimately worse musculoskeletal back strain ...Read more