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I have severe leg (left leg) pain every time i lie down. I limp on my left side. My back hurts mostly when i sit down. ? Cause of pain and solution?

I have severe leg (left leg) pain every time i lie down. I limp on my left side. My back hurts mostly when i sit down. ? Cause of pain and solution?

Lumbar radiculopathy: Nerve irritation caused by damage to the discs between the vertebrae. Damage to the disc occurs because of degeneration ("wear and tear") of the outer ring of the disc, traumatic injury, or both. The central softer portion of the disc can rupture (herniate) through the outer ring of the disc and abut the spinal cord or its nerves as they exit the bony spinal column. Recommend neurological consult. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right ball. Its hurts if I touch it,when I sit down or raise my leg. Pain also goes up to my abdomen sometimes but doesn't last long?

I have pain in my right ball. Its hurts if I touch it,when I sit down or raise my leg. Pain also goes up to my abdomen sometimes but doesn't last long?

Please see your: doctor. It could be anything from a strain, to torsion of the cord attached to testicle, or more. The only way to know is w/an exam. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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6 weeks 5 days pregnant. Having horrible hip and leg pain. Hurts to walk or even sit down. What should I do?

Something not right: Being 6-7 wks pregnant should not be causing horrible pain in hip/leg. Pregnancy can increase risk of blood clot in you leg, but that is usual not horribly painful. Thus, something is not right--avascular necrosis of hip joint? Bursitis, infection in joint? It is difficult to tell what you have, but definitely not normal. So, consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bad leg pain. It goes from inner groin down front thigh. I play a lot of tennis. Painful to sit, lie, squat, and turn.

See Below: Sounds like a muscular injury. It's always difficult to tell without an exam, but if you stop the tennis for a bit, it should improve. If it does not, you need to be examined. ...Read more

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Constant tingling leg pain what could it be. I am a diabetic, for the last three months I have been having this tingling pain from my buttocks all the way down to my foot, but only on the left side. It hurts for me to sit or lay down.

Constant tingling leg pain what could it be. I am a diabetic, for the last three months I have been having this tingling pain from my buttocks all the way down to my foot, but only on the left side. It hurts for me to sit or lay down.

Possible neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read more

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Left back of leg pain is worse lying down. What should I do?

Hard to say: You need to see a doctor for a thorough physical exam. The pain could be coming from pinched nerves in your back, nerve compression in the buttock or it could be bursa, joint or muscle pain. Too many variables here. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have leg pain when sitting on the floor?

What does it mean if you have leg pain when sitting on the floor?

Varies : It really varies a lot and there are a lot of possible causes. It usually indicates that the position you are putting your leg in when you sit is uncomfortable. This can be from an abnormality in your leg or in some cases it can be normal. Don't hesitate to be seen for an exam. ...Read more