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What causes pain in lower back and down back of legs?

What causes pain in lower back and down back of legs?

Pinched nerves: Decreased space for the nerves in the low back can results in low back pain that radiates into the lower extremities. This can be due to a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, or a variety of other reasons (including hip arthritis, poor circulation, etc.). ...Read more

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What causes pain in your lower back and radiates down back of legs?

What causes pain in your lower back and radiates down back of legs?

Pinched nerves: Decreased space for the nerves in the low back can results in low back pain that radiates into the lower extremities. This can be due to a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, or a variety of other reasons (including hip arthritis, poor circulation, etc.). ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower back and goes down the leg?

What causes pain in the lower back and goes down the leg?

Siatica: Piched nerve in low back at the bottom two levels disc herniation or bone spur. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower back and abdomen area?

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More specific: More specific information is needed, lots of disease states can cause back and abdominal pain. Kidney stones, infection, muscle strain, colitis, etc. Can all present with pain in that area. Talk to your doctor to narrow things down. ...Read more

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What the cause of tightness in my chest and lower back pain?

What the cause of tightness in my chest and lower back pain?

You look young: And that usually means a strain of muscles and ribs in the chest and spine muscle in the back. The chest could be asthma or unlikely a heart issue. Lung functions and a possible "regular" stress test can also help, but seeing your dr will help sort this out. Physical therapy and yoga will likely help both. ...Read more

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Lower back pain. In the right butt check and down the leg. Also burning pain in right hip.?

Pain in the back: The set of symptoms described most likely relates to nerve compression as they exit the spine. This is most commonly due to spinal stenosis or possibly a prolapsed disc. Further evaluation may be required. ...Read more

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Having lower back pain and pain in hips and legs. Primarily left hip/leg. What could be the cause of this?

Having lower back pain and pain in hips and legs. Primarily left hip/leg. What could be the cause of this?

Wait another week: Many herniated discs like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in legs, arms and lower back i?

What is the cause of  pain in legs, arms and lower back
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Pain: With legs, arms, and lower back involved, consider a more systemic workup, electrolyte check, cervical radiculopathy, or more central nervous problem. Check with pcp. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause a sensation down the side of your legs and lower back pain (right above buttocks) ?

Can constipation cause a sensation down the side of your legs and lower back pain (right above buttocks) ?

Yes, I think so.: Severe constipation changes the way your organs fit together and that can create pressure on nerves that connect with other nerves. So the pain can pop up in places you don't expect. Get this cleared out as soon as you can by seeing a doctor for treatment or prescription. From then on - keep yourself from getting so blocked. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are common causes of lower right back pain that radiates down right leg to knee?

What are common causes of lower right back pain that radiates down right leg to knee?

Disc herniation: Disc herniation below knee nerve pinched in spine above knee the list gets longer facet si jointmuscle spasm. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower abdomen and back?

Many things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the abdomen and lower back?

What causes pain in the abdomen and lower back?

Many: More info is needed . For females ovarian issues should be evaluated , pregnancy, pid, etc should be considered. Both men and women should have their kidneys evaluated, kidney stones, uti, etc.Men should have prostates checked. Lumbar disc disease etc can cause issues. Gi problems ibs/uc/colitis etc.See you dr for full full h&p and systematic work-up. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain and heaviness in the lower abdominal area?

See below: You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right flanks and low back pain?

What causes pain in right flanks and low back pain?

Many: A kidney stone or a kidney infection can cause low back pain and flank pain. It largely depends on the other symptoms you're having. The pain with kidneys would be near the bottom of the ribcage. Difficult to say for sure without examining you. Please see your pcp if the pain continues. ...Read more

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Severe back pain from the lumbar area shooting down through the hips and then down my legs. It causes some tingling in my legs and it also has causedo?

Severe back pain from the lumbar area shooting down through the hips and then down my legs. It causes some tingling in my legs and it also has causedo?

Sciatica : Shooting pain, tingling, pins and needles in the legs can be caused by pinched nerves in the back. This is sciatica and can be caused by herniated discs, arthritis, other back problems. It's often treated with antiinflammatory meds, physical therapy, cortisone shots (epidurals), or surgery. Any trouble controlling or moving urine or bowels is an emergency and would need er eval right away. ...Read more

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What would cause lower back pain on the right side, also shooting pains down my spine into my legs?

Back pain: A problem in the lumbar spine, either a disc or a bone spur, can cause pain and radiating symptoms in the leg. This is something that requires a physical examination and consultation with a doctor. ...Read more