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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 a problem with lower back (right side) down the leg to near ankle?

What causes a problem with lower back (right side) down the leg to near ankle?

Sciatica: Nerves that run into the lower extremity stem from the lower back near l4, L5 and s1. This trio make up the sciatic nerve. If there is any pinching of that nerve at its source near the lumbar region of the back, it can radiate discomfort to the foot. ...Read more

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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?

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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If you have pain on your right side neck and shoulder can this cause pain on your right side lower back and down leg? No pain on left side at all

Yes: Neck sprains and these types of "spasms" can occur upon awakening and can radiate all the way to the feet. Also remember that neck and low back pain can result from the same sprain. ...Read more

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Can ovulation cause pain in right ovary and right side of lower back that radiates down leg?

Can ovulation cause pain in right ovary and right side of lower back that radiates down leg?

Hate to Ovulate?: Maybe. First of all,ovulation can cause pain on the side where the egg is released, sometimes severe.And sometimes there's some bleeding(to varying degrees) that can irritate that area.If irritated enough it can, rarely irritate the nerves down there and maybe cause the pain you describe but it should go away in a short time,like say a week.If not,then it's something else and you should see a doc ...Read more

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I have pain in my left side and lower back it runs down to the top part of my leg to the knee. What would cause this?

I have pain in my left side and lower back it runs down to the top part of my leg to the knee. What would cause this?

L3-L4 Radiculopathy: You have a nerve root compression of the 3rd and 4th lumbar nerves--due most likely to injury (possibly herniated disk) or arthritis. Treatment depends on determining the cause. A chiropractor or your personal physician should be your next step. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain... I can feel tingles down the back of my left leg and it will go numb.

What could cause lower back pain... I can feel tingles down the back of my left leg and it will go numb.

Nerve impingement: With tingling and numbness, it sounds as if you have a definite nerve issues. You most likely have your Sciatic nerve being compressed and that will cause your issues. Have the Dr. evaluate you and some radiology tests would be in order most likely. Nsaids and warm compresses to the back may help to start at this time,...Best wishes. ...Read more