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Sharp Intermittent Pain In The Top Of My Left Leg
I have been experiencing a sudden sharp pain that travels from the top of my left leg to my foot. Also lower back pain that resembles pressure.?
What could cause a sharp pain at the top of left leg, right at the crease. It comes and goes and does not last long but it very sharp.
Nerve irritation: Nerve irritation pain is very sharp and the nerve root irritation usually is in the back even though it is felt only in the leg. Other symptoms of nerve irritation are numbness, pins and needles and shooting pains. Muscle problems related to nerve irritation is usually that of stiffness, tightness, aching with muscle tenderness. Please consult with your family dr.. ...Read more
Felt a sharp pain top of left leg in groin area while using rowing machine. Each stroke the pain got worse. I had to stop after 1 min.?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I am experiencing a sharp shooting pain in my lower left abdomen. It is intermittent, but the pain travels down my left leg all the way to my foot.?
Iv found a lump on the crease at the top of my left leg its painfull to touch and looks like its formed a bruise should I be worried?
Hi for the past 2 days I've been getting pain in the lower left side of my abdomen and pelvis that radiates into the top of my left leg.
I have two dry patches on the top of my left leg they are red but not itchy. Also a few dry roundish patches on my stomach. I have had eczema?
Need to see: It is a very difficult to diagnose most rashes without a visual aid. Can you attach a picture? ...Read more
I have pain right at top of my left leg calf muscle at bend of knee also a little puffy in bend of leg hurts to touch bend stand or move foot.
What kind of: Injury did you have? If you can remember how it happened, then it would be easier for the clinician to determine if you have injured your gastrocnemius/ soleus (calf muscles) tendon or a ligament in your knee joint. It sounds like you have a serious injury so get examined properly by a HC professional as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have a muscle ache at the top of my left leg, especially when tired. I am on Flecainide and Warfarin. Is this serious?
Uncertain: You need to discuss this with your physician. The ache may be related to what is in the top of the leg. If it is the thigh you have muscles, nerves, vessels, and bone - and you could be bleeding since you are on warfarin. If it is the top of the lower leg - similar structures are there. The thigh bone can be affected differently than the low leg bone. ...Read more
I'm getting pain in the top of my left buttock when moving that's making my left leg ache down to my ankle. Is this sciatica?
I have severe numbness on top of my left foot and numbness on the side of my left leg. My MRI says disc bulge abuts the defending nerve roots.
Response: Not sure of your question, but you describe numbness anatomically in a left L-5 distribution, and might expect your MRI to demonstrate compression of left L-5 nerve root. Alternative anatomy might be c/w peroneal compression at lateral knee. An EMG can sort out these questions, and assess severity of nerve compression to guide treatment decisions. ...Read more
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
Sometimes when I stand I get horrible sharp pain in my left leg it goes after a while but it scares me it has happened before?
R/O SCIATICA: Symptoms suggestive of sciatica You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a bulging disc or congenital back issue. Till then no heavy lifting F/U with doctor for medical treatment. NSAID/Muscle Relaxant. Also start a GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. COM& focus on WG LOSS. ...Read more
Good day, I have had pain for about 6 months now, it started in my back but now it's most my left leg. It's mostly occurs when I sit&standing eases it. But the pain it getting worse, it's hard to describe but it is an extreme sharp and burning.
Acute leg pain needs: Acute leg pain can be soft tissue injury or venous or radiating pain. Need a good examination by your Dr. ...Read more
I have a ovarie cyst on the left side and I keep getting sharp pains In my left leg what should I do?
It is rare to: Have pain radiating from ovary to left leg. Doesn't really follow nerve distribution. But you never know. And common causes for sharp leg pains are musculoskeletal related (e.g. sprains, pulls, etc.), sciatica (usually back pain down buttock to the back of leg), and neuropathies (many different types). You should not contend with this pain being ovarian cause. See a healthcare provider. ...Read more
Hi am experienced 3 days ago some numbness in my top left leg. The area that is numb is about 10cm by 15cm? I live healthy and gym often
When I was younger I noticed a lump on my left leg. Then it grew bigger n now I have one in my right. Now I feel sharp prickly pain all over.?
See a doctor: An orthopedic surgeon would be best for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Hiking uphill I get pain in my left inner thigh. Downhill is fine. After the hike, lifting my left leg up, I feel sharp pain in my inner thigh. Help!
Hip Pain: Concern would be hip etiology. When you go up hills you go into increased flexion at the femoral acetabular joint (hip joint). Many things can cause this including cartilage issues or osteoarthritis, labral changes, or femoral acetabular impingement. A clinical exam and simple x-ray may provide quite a bit of information. ...Read more
I'm 17 and I've been having sharp pain on my left leg I recently took a 12 hour car trip and it started right after that, is this something I should be?
It could be multiple things and some of them are urgent. For one sided leg pain, one must consider: neurological issues (nerve entrapment, nerve irritation, nerve compression), vascular issues, blood clot or dvt, metabolic issues, and musculoskeletal issues like a strain, fracture...
It is best to see your doctor to rule out any serious problems. ...Read more
Sciatica?: It may be related to a degenerative disc problem, but better history needed Have it checked by a neurologist! ...Read more
Many: Would need to get or checked out by your doc ...Read more
I have cronic pain starting lower back with sharp pain shooting down left leg. What could this be?
Disc issues?: When pain travels down a leg, especially if it goes below the knee, it is usually from a nerve in the back that is either chemicaly inflamed or mechanically compressed. Lumbar disc problems (bulging or herniated), spinal stenosis, arthritic irritation of the neighboring nerve, can inflame or lean on the nerve causing pain. Injections into these regions (epidural, facets, nerve blocks) can help! ...Read more
22 year old female, dull ache in top of left leg, gets worse at night and can be difficult to sit down sometimes.?
I have sharp pain from my buttocks all the way down my left leg sometimes it hurts to sit stand or bend...What could it be?
Sciatica?: You are desscribing a condition called sciatica. This is an irritation of the sciatic (cy-attic) nerve as it come off your lower spine. This can be due to disc protrusion or arthritis or instability of the vertebrae. Usually treated with rest, heat or ice, anti-inflammatories and keeping the knees bent slightly. May need parenteral anti-inflammatories and pain meds and pt. See your pcp. Google. ...Read more
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