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Weak Buttocks Symptoms
I'm awaiting lumber MRI scan in 2 weeks but I've developed tingling around my buttocks and weak legs is this normal
Can herniated discs, stenosis t-spine with loosening hardware from fusion cause pain in buttocks, groin and lower legs with weakness?
Possibly: It seems like your fusion goes from the lower Tspine into the Lspine so yes there is a possibility that if the fusion has failed and/or if disc herniation are present this could cause many of your pain symptoms in buttock, groin area. The weakness seems to suggest a neurological process that could come from T or Lspine. Incontinence, spasticity, balance problems are other things to look out for. ...Read more
Nerve blocking shot in neck today 2 hr later I get severe pain in foot leg hip buttocks back on one side Weakness min.Function Should I go to the E.R?
Get checked: You should contact the doctor who did the procedure but if not available yes get checked at the ER. ...Read more
You should: See a physician. You may have a radiculopathy, a pinched nerve originating in your back, most commonly from disc issues or arthritis, if your leg is getting weak and heavy, this can represent progression, so see a physician. You have one of the best back pain doctors in the states right near you in brookline, a dr rainville. See if you can see him and he can help a great deal! ...Read more
Have pain down side of legs & buttock region along with fatigue & weakness +random pain in diff parts of body for 5wks.Low ferritin.What could it be?
Need to examine: Why was blood transfusion needed? Iron deficiency and your symptoms suggest poor nutrition, either due to poor intake or malabsorption. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. You should see a doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Can permanent L5 nerve damage cause weakness and cramps in the calf muscle as well as buttock and leg pain?
L5 nerve damage: Hello. Did you have a nerve conduction test (electrodes placed on skin to test problems with nerves) with muscle test part (We call "EMG") where a needle is placed in the muscle to listen for new or old changes in the muscles? If L5 related, pain & cramps should be outer hip, side of thigh & calf & top of foot to big toe. IF S1 nerve is involved, then butt, back of leg, outer foot 4th & 5th toe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer