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Sharp Nerve Pain In Leg
Horrible sharp pain in leg. Inside of right leg. Comes and goes. Only lasts a few seconds. No other symptoms. Not swollen, not warm. Could it be dvt?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I have back pain and nerve pain in leg but now I have nerve pain in the front of my ankle could this be due to my back or something else. ?
Lower right back muscle inflamed causing sharp pain(pinched nerve)down entire leg. "not spinal related".
Sometimes i experience sharp pain run through my right leg and i barely can stand on my right leg. It has been many years. Is it sciatic nerve pain?
It may be if it is -: Pain that radiates down the leg from the buttocks or back down the leg below the knee that is generally made worse with prolonged positioning or activity & better with rest. Sometimes it may be associated with numbness, tingling or weakness. The pain can vary in intensity & sometimes feel like an " electric shock." the pain can be a continuous one over the path of the leg or can skip areas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can muscle unbalances cause Pain in SI joint Area on one side?Plus nerve pain down leg. Had MRI and showed no disk problems, pain in side really sharp
Ask M.D..: Ask your doctor if this puzzling pain could be piriformis syndrome where the piriformis muscle in the gluteal area compresses the sciatic nerve and causes both unilateral pain in the buttock and sciatic nerve pain down the leg. There are other causes of sciatica that your doctor could relook at too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually have sciatic nerve pain in right leg/back. Now have it in left leg/back? Burning sharp pain from lower back through thigh, what causes this?
A few thoughts: Any pain that runs down buttock &/or back of thigh is often labeled 'sciatic' pain.Truth is, there are many poss. causes.The sciatic nerve or one of it's branches can be 'pinched' by a herniated disc, stuck vertebra, or piriformis muscle spasm (COMMON in pregnancy).Many other causes such as referred pain from SI ligament injury, too.In pregnancy, ligaments stretch more easily leading to pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had right leg ACL reconstruction 3weeks ago (hamstring graft). Now I have nerve pain. Sharp shooting pain when inside of leg pressed + inside leg, shin, ankle hypersensitive and burning on touch?
Depends: This depends on what you mean by 'wrap around'. The pain from a bulging disk is from pressure on a nerve. And the nerve affected depends on where the bulging disk is. Each nerve supplies a specific "dermatome" or skin region. Some of these nerves can start on the outside of the leg and come into the inside of the leg. You can google search "dermatomes" on the internet to see the 'map'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more