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Injection for relief severe pain in left leg due to spinal discs?

Injection for relief severe pain in left leg due to spinal discs?

ESI: Esi is indicated for arm pain or leg pain associated with a pinched nerve—whether disc herniation, bone spur, or spinal stenosis. Any of these problems usually respond well, at least temporarily, to esi. If you do not have an MRI to confirm, then there is less ability to predict success with this injection. No harm in trying if your doc thinks it might be the spine. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden severe pain in the left leg near groin area?

What could cause sudden severe pain in the left leg near groin area?

Strain or sprain: It can be due to sudden stretching of leg or a abnormal movement during a work or walking or running. It can aslo be due hip joint refereed pain, other possibility can be refereed pain due stone in kidney. Being female can be related to GYN issues as well So your doctor for a detail exam ...Read more

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I experiece severe pain in my left leg while passing stools...Why?

Baring down : Does it also happen in associated with other with coughing, sneezing, or bearing down? Natural increase in pressure inside the abdominal cavity during defecation may be placing pressure on the lumbosacral nerves thereby causing sciatica type pain. This is pathological and you should see your doctor for examination. ...Read more

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Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Bursitis?: This is a common pattern for a condition called trochanteric bursitis. It could also be iliotibial band syndrome or possibly even a lumbar radiculopathy. Consider an evaluation by a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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I had a cast put on my left leg two days ago and it is causing severe pain in my heal.?

See your doctor: You can have pain associated with the cast due to something simple, like the cast rubbing against an area of the leg repetitively, or more serious like a developing blood clot. A visit with your doctor will help determine if the cast needs to be adjusted, replaced or if a scan to evaluated for a blood clot is necessary. Persistent rubbing can cause skin breakdown -don't ignore it. ...Read more