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Got pain in groin and shooting pain down left leg and hurts when I move and can't open legs much why?

Got pain in groin and shooting pain down left leg and hurts when I move and can't open legs much why?

Entrapped nerve: You may be suffering from an entrapped nerve exiting the back and dropping into the leg region from the front end. You would need a neurological examination to see exactly what the problem was and where the location would be in order to treat it. If you'd like to make an appointment with me: www.Healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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I have a knot on the lower left side of my back below kidney. It don't hurt all the time, buy when it does its bad and pain shoots down my left leg.

I have a knot on the lower left side of my back below kidney. It don't hurt all the time, buy when it does its bad and pain shoots down my left leg.

Complex Pain Synd.: The knot and the pain are probably not related. The knot maybe a lump of fatty tissue called a lipoma. Your doc should give you clear answers. The pain is myofascial and the advil (ibuprofen) and opiates are mucking up your gut and your natural healing process. See my notes. Start a wellness program, add in vits and minerals, start acupuncture, get your wellness team together and you have to be the qb! ...Read more

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I have cronic pain starting lower back with sharp pain shooting down left leg. What could this be?

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

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