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Shooting Pain From Groin Down Leg
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
I have shooting pain inner thigh/groin area everytime I stand up, sit down, walk, lay down (anytime I move my left leg) when I stay still I'm fine?
Strain: You have likely strained a muscle or ligament in your leg. Please see your health provider if the problem persists. ...Read more
Hi. Already had doppler in leg they said no clot. But I have constant left groin pain. A shooting pain from my hip down my butt and soreness down leg.?
Been having pins n needles down both legs with muscle twitching and some shooting pain, now getting pain in left groin, should I go er? Pain not bad.
It merits an exam: From your history I would wonder about a central herniated disk in lower back. A neurological exam at the least is indicated. While not likely a true medical emergency it warrants a prompt exam by a professional. ...Read more
Right leg occasional shooting pain from groin to big toe. Eds3 first trimester pregnant. Is this part of pregnancy or eds? Is it normal for either?
Both, probably: The combination of increased weight plus a change in your center of balance is always tough on the back, but tougher when there is ligament laxity in ed. Proper support for your feet, back and tummy all play a role here. What you're feeling is pressure on a nerve root in your back or leg from the weight gain, imbalance and lax ligaments. You & your OB should work together with a podiatrist. ...Read more
When I turn my right leg outwards I have shooting pain in groin area then when it retracts there is no pain?
Pain: YouRe pulling on the I guitar ligament and that is Cary the pain ...Read more
Sharp shooting pain in groin area when I raise knee or squat to stand. Feels like a pop and leg buckles. Only on rt side. Wakes me up! Possible cause?
Severe pain i, have had this pain which i, thought was my groin area for about 3 months, I get a shooting pain near my inner groin and pelvis area when i, lift up my right leg, it is only my right side not my left side that hurts. I, can't sleep at night
Hello.: Hello. Since this has been evaluated, no problem has been identified that requires surgery and medication is not working, recommend you consider medical acupuncture to augment your treatment. There are more md's and do's being trained in acupuncture through out the us. This can often provide assistance in functional problems when western medicine sometimes can't. I am a western trained physician, but I am so glad that acupuncture provides me with other ways to help my patients with pain. Take care. ...Read more
Laparoscopic Inguinal surgery 7 weeks ago. Past week having shooting pain down middle of thigh. Almost every step causes a sharp, electrical pain.?
Shooting pain down top of thigh 8 weeks post inguinal hernia op. Dr thinks from scar tissue pressing on nerve. Will scar tissue on nerve go away on own?
No, but evolve to...: Scar is forever and will not disappear completely, but evolve through its expected healing process, which is most noticeably over the first 6 months after surgery and maximize its maturation around 2 yrs. How to handle such post-surgical pain? Time & patience are the best medicines. So, it is ok to just watch and see as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day. There is no magic around. ...Read more
I have hypermobility in all of body. When walking I will occasionally have shooting pain at top of leg where connects to pelvis, what could it be?
Could be hip: At that location consider hip, muscle of thigh or knee. Each of the joints are limber so we coudl see this. Have you had dislocating joints? Your physicain can help evaluate this ...Read more
Shooting pain in left upper thigh...Radiates near groin area. Comes and goes at all different times? Workout regularly and healthy 29/f.
I have a sporadic shooting pain in my inner left thigh near my groin. I feel it for a few sec mainly while seated. Is this something to worry about?
Yes: Please see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more
Sporadic shooting pain in my inner left thigh near my groin, feel it 6-8 times/day & lasts a few secs, mainly while seated. Any indication what it is?
Talk to your doctor: That pain could be caused by a number of things. However, at your age, the most likely reason could be intermittent compression of a branch of the sciatic nerve on that side. You should be examined first, and if your doctor feels that nerve compression could be there, an MRI could be helpful. If there is a disc herniation, and the pain is persistent and severe, an epidural injection could help. ...Read more
Shooting pain from knee to upper front thigh on the right to groin, no swelling but Hurts worse when walking very nervous. .. Help?
I get a cramping shooting pain while walking only, in my left inner thigh groin area, about 8 times a day and gradually getting worse. 36 weeks preggo.
Radiculopathy: Description of shooting pain down a leg is most commonly caused by irritation of long nerve (s) stemming from the lower back, called lumbar or lumbosacral radiculopathy. It may also be from sciatica or pinched nerve which can be from radiculopahty or other etiology. Other causes such as referred pain are also possible. Please consult your dr. For further evaluation, possible x-ray & possible mri. ...Read more
I've had a shooting pain down my right lower leg for 3 days now standing or sitting does not matter it will not go away it comes and goes?
I woke up with a sharp shooting pain that starts at the top of my left thigh and shoots down my leg. I haven't done any strenuous activities.
Various Causes: Radicular pain, or nerve pain or other neuropathic pain manifests as burning, sharp, shooting, electricity-like pain, which can extend to the area along the nerve. Causes her radicular pain can be due to degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, compression at the inguinal ligament (meralgia paresthetica). This can also cause by strain, sprain of the area, or other vascular problem. ...Read more
2-3 times a day I have a warm shooting pain down the back of my thigh. Although I've been feeling vibrations in my leg. What could this be?
It depends.: One of the most common causes of these symptoms in a person your age is sciatica. Sciatica simply means leg pain from a low back problem. The nerves located in the lower back can be affected by arthritic changes or disc abnormalities. The condition can be very painful and disabling, but is usually treated successfully without surgery. ...Read more
RLE shooting pain: Lumbar radiculopathy, diabetic amyotrophy, compartment syndrome, and less likely vascular (ischemia or claudication) and nerve entrapment or compression are all considerations without knowing more. At 80-years young, risk for a more serious underlying factor is higher. Also, things tend to present differently in the geriatric population. If new problem, er visit is suggested. ...Read more
Sciatica: A common cause for the type of "shooting pain" described is an injury to the sciatic nerve. Anti-inflammatory medication and physical therapy are common treatments for nerve injuries, but the best treatment is to start off with a trip to a neurologist's office for an evaluation. ...Read more
I am a 50 yo female suffering from sharp, shooting pain on my right side about at the waist. It is not back pain and is not radiating down my leg.
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