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What does it mean when you have sharpe pains on the top of your butt and it goes all the way down your leg ?

What does it mean when you have sharpe pains on the top of your butt and it goes all the way down your leg ?

Sciatica: It is possible to have irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve due to herniated disc from your back. Usually gives a sharp/ electric type of pain that can start on one side of your buttock area and radiate down to the same side all the way down even to your foot. It can be acute and most of the time resolves with conservative treatment in 6 weeks but if persist seek professional advice ...Read more

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What do they mean about loose body's and verdabra poped.out would that causes problems with loss of use and sever pain going down leg?

What  do  they  mean about  loose body's and verdabra  poped.out would  that  causes  problems with  loss of  use and  sever pain going  down leg?

Sciatica: What kind of study did you have. The term Vertebra popped is very atypical. It sounds like what you are describing is an MRI or possibly CT showing a vertebral disc buldging and possibly pressing on a nerve, which can cause pain radiating down the leg. This would be classic sciatica. Usually treatment is conservative and gets more intense if it does not resolve by itself. ...Read more

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Leg sometimes goes dead what does this mean am only young ?

Leg sometimes goes dead what does this mean am only young ?

Nerve Compression: For most, a limb "falling asleep" just means you need to change positions so that the nerve is not compressed and then it will be fine. There are other reasons for abnormal sensations or weakness, though - spinal/bone issues, muscle or nerve diseases or infections, etc. If your leg "going dead" is frequent, getting worse, or really starting to seem abnormal, talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it means when my leg feels like its on fire?

What does it means when my leg feels like its on fire?

Chronic or acute?: If chronic problem might be a neuropathy. If more acute - did you make contact with a substance with allergic reaction (contact dermatitis)? If one dermatome - Shingles? ...Read more

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What does it mean if my childs leg is hot to touch after a bite?

Allergic or infected: If it's kind of red and warm to touch with itchiness--local allergic relation. If it's red, hard, hot and tender to touch-- infection. ...Read more

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What does the hot spot on my leg mean, it comes on go...I'm 50 and still menstruating?

What does the hot spot on my leg mean, it comes on go...I'm 50 and still menstruating?

Vascular: You might want to see a vascular surgeon to evaluate the blood vessels in your leg. I would not ignore this. ...Read more

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What do swollen vians in your leg mean?

What do swollen vians in your leg mean?

Varicose vein: A swollen vein in the leg may mean a varicose vein where due to reflux of flow the veins get dilated over time. The vein may also be obstructed from a blood clot and if painful, may represent thrombophlebtis. Please consult your doctor to sort out the differences. ...Read more