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What Does It Mean If You Get Sharp Pains Down Your Leg
Multiple reasons: A sharp pain radiating into the leg can be indicative of multiple problems including a strained muscle, a pinched nerve, tendonitis, neuropathy (a problem with the nerves in the legs), or blood flow issues. The ways to determine the cause is to figure out what makes the symptoms better & worse and a physical examination. Don't hesitate to ask if you have a more specific question! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have ctd.Can run 6-8 miles painfree & feel awesome but get excruciating sharp pains down legs overnight, am, or if i sit too long. Typical with ctd?
If I knew CTD: If by ctd you mean connective tissue disease you haven't given us much information--there are a lot of ctds with lots of different symptoms. From your age, i'd bet lupus, sle, which can affect muscles and everything else. Don't stop running, just stay hydrated and wear sunscreen. ...Read more
I have sharp pain going down my keft leg........ When i get up from sitting or laying I am having sharp pains shooting down my left leg, it starts in my lower back on the left side just below my waistline and shoots down my left leg and it hurts more wher
I get sharp pains that start from my buttock and shoot down my leg. Pain in back . Sharp pains in my head could this be caused by my sacral dimple ???
Unlikely: It's possible the back has a pinched nerve in it. That would explain the connection to the lower back. ...Read more
I fell on knee it is bruised a bit under kneecap hurts when i walk .it makes a popping sound and every so often I get sharp pains that go down my leg?
Why at night especially do my shins & calfs get sharp shooting pains, also fron the knee down on both legs swell up. Especially my feet & ankles & stay that way for days ?
Neuropathy/vascular: Shooting pains can be a form of neuropathy or condition affecting peripheral nerves. Swelling could be related to venous circulation in legs where valves in veins are not functioning correctly and consequently fluid accumulates in feet and legs. See a physician for a complete examination. Other systemic causes are possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any kind of relief i can get from my back pain? I have sharp pains running up and down my legs from my waist down. I do have a herniated disk at my l5s1 and have had 3steroid injections in the past 3 weeks. Yesterday my pain started, so my doctor
Sorry : Sorry to hear about your back and leg pain. The l5-s1 disk is probably pinching your leg nerves (sciatic nerves) causing leg pain called sciatica. Lumbar disk surgery should be considered if steroid injections have not relieved the pain. Traditionally lumbar disk surgery was done through a large incision with significant muscle retraction, damage and bone removal to get to the disk. Today most lumbar disk herniations can be removed minimally invasively with the spine endoscope. This outpatient surgery is done with a small camera the size of a pen through an incision the size of your finger nail. Most people have quick relief from their pain and decreased recovery. For more information about lumbar disk herniations and sciatica and endoscopic spine surgery please see my health guides. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shooting pain: Where? If starts in your back and goes down your leg, maybe a. Herniated disc. An exam would help answer that question. ...Read more
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