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What does in mean when you get shooting pain's down your right leg?

What does in mean when you get shooting pain's down your right leg?

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

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I have a dull sometimes shooting pain in upper right leg what is it?

I have a dull sometimes shooting pain in upper right leg what is it?

Various causes: Your description does not provide many details regarding the pain, duration, frequency, and location. It may be meralgia paresthetica, also called lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy, but it is hard to know based on your sentence. Please seek evaluation by your primary care provider for further management. ...Read more

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If i lift my left leg, i get a shooting pain in the right leg?

Myofascial pain: You might have a neuromuscular trigger point (myofascial pain) that when activated (muscle used) cause pain in the area and also at a distance. Sometimes it can be also a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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I have a sharp shooting pain in my right leg it only happens when im on my menstrual i can barely walk?

I have a sharp shooting pain in my right leg it only happens when im on my menstrual i can barely walk?

Inflammation: Depending on where you are getting the pain, this could be related to the psoas muscle getting inflamed in its course through the pelvis or from a nerve getting irritated in your back or pelvis. Have your gyn rule out any pelvic issues, then see a physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation) for further work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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My roommate had full body aches yesterday and her stomache hurts, she has pain on her right side and she gets shooting pain down her right leg.

My roommate had full body aches yesterday and her stomache hurts, she has pain on her right side and she gets shooting pain down her right leg.

To ER: Do not know the relationship between the onset of body and stomach aches, but the pain you are describing strongly suggest irritation of a nerve root exiting from the lumbar spine. This can be caused by many things, most commonly a bulging intraspinous disc. She needs to go to student health service or to an ER right away, and needs to thank you for your concern. ...Read more

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Have severe headache with stiff neck and back pain, shooting pain down my right leg. Is this something I should worry about?

Have severe headache with stiff neck and back pain, shooting pain down my right leg. Is this  something I should worry about?

Possibly: You are describing a fairly broad range of symptoms which are likely unrelated. If any of your symptoms are debilitating or have persisted for more than several day, then you should see a physician for further evaluation/treatment. If you have had a fever associated with your headache and stiff neck, you should seek immediate medical attention to rule out meningitis. ...Read more

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Is have a shooting pain going down my right leg?

Pinched nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve root in your spine or pelvis. You can expect eventual recovery, but i would see a doctor if you have muscle weakness in the leg or if there is numbness that lasts not than a few my minutes. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in right hip lower back shoots pain down right leg?

I'm having pain in right hip lower back  shoots pain down right leg?

Sciatica: It sounds like inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs down your leg. Anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, and a heating pad to the area should help, but if they are not, you should see your doctor. Steroids can help with it, but they can tell if it is a more serious problem. ...Read more

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