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Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Need MRI Pelvis: There could be stretching or direct compression of one of the lower lumbar nerve roots. You should have your doctor order an MRI of the pelvis and see a neurologist or neurosurgeon to look for compression or nerve injury. ...Read more

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Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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I have multiple Tarlov cysts in my Sacrum, besides pain would this cause a numbness feeling in my right flank area.

I have multiple Tarlov cysts in my Sacrum, besides pain would this cause a numbness feeling in my right flank area.

Not likely: Tarlov's cysts in the sacrum MIGHT cause symptoms further down your back or legs, but should not affect your flank area (above the pelvis and below the ribs in your back) because nerve sensations all go down rather than up. You could however have something else going on further up in your spine to explain this. See the doc who diagnosed the cysts. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause me to feel numbness on only my right upper torso including both sides of my chest and upper and lower back?

What would cause me to feel numbness on only my right upper torso including both sides of my chest and upper and lower back?

See your neurologist: These symptoms sometimes might be seen with the conditions involving central nervous system. You might benefit from seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been having tingling and numbness for about 2 years that has now spread to my lower back. It comes and goes but now I'm nauseas.

Hi, I have been having tingling and numbness for about 2 years that has now spread to my lower back. It comes and goes but now I'm nauseas.

Anxiety may be?: Need more information. Do you have Migraine? Do you exercise ? What kind? High Impact? What have you done to relieve ? Do you have pain with this?Is nausea only with Tingling sensation? or with food? do you have some stressors like studies, job, staying away fro family etc? Try Meditation and Yoga . Get examined. hope you feel better ...Read more

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Pinched nerve in my lower back, for 3 month now. Been working out, My numbness in upper back has increased severely why is this? & how can I recover?

Pinched nerve in my lower back, for 3 month now. Been working out, My numbness in upper back has increased severely why is this? & how can I recover?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. See your dentist for tooth pain. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could be causing lower back and leg numbness?

Can anyone tell me what could be causing lower back and leg numbness?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of leg pain and numbness one of the most common causes is lumbar radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the back gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the leg. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My sacrum is numb i can't sit for long and sleep on my back. Why does it feel numb?

My sacrum is numb i can't sit for long and sleep on my back. Why does it feel numb?

Neuropathy: It has to do with some local nerve problem, such as a pinched nerve. You may need to see an ortho-spine specialist to further elucidate the problem. However, should you have any bowel or bladder issue, you should go immediately to the emergency room. ...Read more

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My hubby has pain starting from lower back till feets.He also feels numbness in his testicyles...What could be the reason?

Spinal stenosis : This combination sounds like possible spinal stenosis due to disc rupture, tumor, fracture or at 30 congenital malformation there are other possibilities too please see a physician soon. ...Read more

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Slight discomfort (no pain/numb) in lower back (sacrum) after sledding on back over a ramp; feels loose when jumping. Any strengthening or concerns?

Slight discomfort (no pain/numb) in lower back (sacrum) after sledding on back over a ramp; feels loose when jumping. Any strengthening or concerns?

Needs evaluation.: An orthopedic surgeon might be helpful. If his examination suggests any abnormality, MRI imaging could clarify the status of your spine. There is no x-ray exposure from an mri. ...Read more

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Numbness and lower back pain?

Numbness and lower back pain?

Disc: A disc herniation in the lumbar spine could cause both back pain and numbness . If the symptoms persist or are limiting you, see your doctor, or a spine md. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing lower back and leg numbness?

Could: Be a pinched lower back nerve from herniated disc, but you need further evaluation to precise origin. Good luck! ...Read more

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Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?

Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?

Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a herniated disk in the lower back?I have numbness and tingling in the lower back when sitting?

What are the symptoms of having a herniated disk in the lower back?I have numbness and tingling in the lower back when sitting?

Many symptoms...: While this could be a sign of a herniated disc, it sounds a little more like facet arthritis as it does not radiate to different areas and does not have a constant dull ache. That being said, a physical exam and imaging would be necessary to be sure. If you are concerned about an actual herniation, then I would recommend seeing a physician for an exam to be safe. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for over five years from a car accident and numbness from the waste down. What can I do for the pain?

Lower back pain for over five years from a car accident and numbness from the waste down. What can I do for the pain?

Conservative measure: The best approach to low back pain is a conservative approach involving core muscle strengthening and intermittent use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Staying active is key and maintaining an optimal body weight is also very important. ...Read more

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I have IC and I have had lower back pain for a few months.it hurts the most at night also have numbness if I stay in one position to long.

I have IC and I have had lower back pain for a few months.it hurts the most at night also have numbness if I stay in one position to long.

Your symptoms: are not related to your IC (I assume you mean Interstitial Cystitis) They are most likely from your back! Review this with your Primary Care Provider! Dr Z ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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