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Pain Inner Left Buttock And Leg
After the 1st year after spinal fusion in l 4-5 it started to give me chronic pain in the left buttocks and left leg-then when it started to have debilitating pain in the top of thigh and inner thigh, pain management dr said-thats l3-4. My spine surgeon r
Failed back: It sounds like you are experiencing failed back surgery syndrome. We need more information to be able to discuss the options for your pain. You also can try to get second opinions from other doctors. ...Read more
CT report said, "There is incidental note made of strandiness in the junction of the left buttock and the left posterior inner thigh". What does this?
Hard to say: Specifically without reading the whole report and reading exactly the context as to which this sentence was made in and what they were looking at (musculature??). But usually when they say something is incidental it's not a big deal. ...Read more
I had spinal fusion surgery 2014 and now I have tingling in my left inner thigh /outside left lower thigh just above the knee/ pain in buttocks.
Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen. It can be related to your previous surgical site, or sometimes it is another level in the spine, or it could potentially not even be spine related. A thorough exam and appropriate studies would likely determine the cause. ...Read more
Pain down left buttock and leg. Only when standing up. Pressure/Shooting pain. Doctor doesn't know what it is. Help please.
Sounds like sciatica: Consider a different doctor, an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist. ...Read more
Last night I was woken with acute pain in my left leg and left buttock, what should I do to reduce the pain?
Try using an ice pack to reduce the pain and swelling.
If persists see a doctor. ...Read more
M 30yo male. Changing fr standing to sitting positionror vice versa, I feel a nerve pull around my buttock left. Left leg may lose strength abit. Y?
No I don't have pain going down my left leg it is just my left buttock when I streach or bend over it hurts really bad for 3 months.
Pulled hamstring?: Several causes of pain in the buttock area. Pain can be caused by a hamstring pull, by sciatica (limited) or by something called piriformis syndrome. Treatments for these things can include exercise, heat, stretching, injections, rarely surgery. Like any persistent pain, a physician should be involved at some point to do a more detailed exam and arrange tests or treatments. ...Read more
What with cause sciatic pain to come and go over years? I feel pain about every 3 months for the last few yrs. Left buttock down leg cause it to buckl
I fell down, heard tearing sound from upper leg, now left buttock hurts, what do I do, how long to heal?
See specialist: Sounds like you may have had a hamstring tear or avulsion. Would see a specialist. ...Read more
How can u differentiate between sciatica pain & piriformis synrome? Pain above & down left buttock & leg hurts to stand sit lay
Exam, studies, injec: It can be hard and piriformis syndrome as a diagnosis is likely often missed. Physical exam can help, a nerve conduction with the hip in neutral verses internal rotation can tell, response to injection into piriformis is most diagnostic. Also seeing a patient with severe pain running down the leg with a normal looking MRI of lumbar suggests something else like piriformis syndrome might be issue. ...Read more
Pain on left leg from top of knee to my buttock can't walk well I'm limping and hurts when I bent down?
May be from spine: Umay be coming from spine and I will advice to get it checked by yor doctor ...Read more
I have cramp pain in my left buttock also felt in my back and slightly down my leg. Which eases off with walking and exercise. What is it?
Possibly sciatica: Sounds like irritation of the sciatic nerve (l4/l5) which begins in the buttock. A tightness in the muscle in that area may be compressing the nerve and causing the cramp but with movement, the muscle relaxes and eases off pain. Next visit with your pcp you should discuss this with them to avoid recurrence. ...Read more
What could cause this? Bad pain left buttock. Right leg turned outward. No pain in leg. Worse walking, standing. Feels like something crawling on leg.
INVESTIGATE THIS: See your doctor as soon as poss. Something is going on in your lower spine. Do not wait. ...Read more
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
I have a large sowlen area on the bottom of my left buttock. It curls around my upper left thigh There's pain It feels like a pinch in between my legs?
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Random sharp pain in left leg, down back of thigh and buttock. Hurts when walking, bending and sitting. What is this? How can I fix it fast?
Left lower back, buttock, leg pain ×3weeks. 10 days of steriod no help. Pain worse when sitting, standing & walking. Pain varies, worst in buttock. Tried piriformis stretches but increases pain.
MRI: Sounds like it could be disc herniation or neuroforeamenal encroachment. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Whether from back ( from pressure on nerve from a herniated disc for example) or from spastic muscle in buttock putting pressure on the nerve, should help to take an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if you don't have kidney problems or allergic. Look uppiriformis muscle stretches and strengthen abdomen and back muscles as part of a back program with physical therapy a good place to start. ...Read more
Left thigh hip leg real sensitive to touch n buttock clothes makes sensitive to what could it be?
I have aching and pain in my left leg when I walk and my left buttock. When I stop the pain goes. I am 67 years old?
My left buttock, arm and lower leg muscles occasionally feel worn out even though I haven't exercised. What could be causing it?
ExerciseYourOptions: Depends on how "occasionally."Easiest explanation is that you're out of shape and need to use those muscles more. But if it just gets worse with more activity you might want to see somebody about it. Not just sore for a while, but noticeably weaker. Also, are you sure it's just on the left? Or more weak on the left? The asymmetry is more concerning. So get a checkup if this doesn't get better soon ...Read more
F/57 I have this strong pain in my lower left pelvis that radiates to the upper left buttock it shoot down my left upper leg. What can this be?
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Pain in upper left leg / buttock for around one year, radiating to my front abdomen. Could this be a kidney stone?
I m having left leg pain since childhood but from past one year it starts from buttock and felt till toe. What can be reason?
Please help me! I'm desperate n have been in chronic pain for 3 years! My left buttock hurts so bad n my left leg goes numb n tingles all the time?
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