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What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right 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 more

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What does in mean when you get shooting pain's down your right leg?

What does in mean when you get shooting pain's down your right leg?

It depends.: One of the most common causes of these symptoms in a person your age is sciatica. Sciatica simply means leg pain from a low back problem. The nerves located in the lower back can be affected by arthritic changes or disc abnormalities. The condition can be very painful and disabling, but is usually treated successfully without surgery. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain on the outside of my lower right leg when I jog, how can I relieve the pain?

I get a sharp pain on the outside of my lower right leg when I jog, how can I relieve the pain?

Get it checked: Several things could be causing the pain, and the treatments are different. The best way to treat the pain is to get it checked so that you have an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis, treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sharp aching pain in my right leg if I sit down for too long with legs crossed?

Why do I get a sharp aching pain in my right leg if I sit down for too long with legs crossed?

Maybe vascular: Pain like you describe maybe sec. To vascular or pressure on your nervesand maybe purely positional. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabbing pain in the heels of my feet and in my calf muscle only on my right leg with a little swelling. What could be causing it? And what can I do to get it to stop?

I keep getting sharp stabbing pain in the heels of my feet and in my calf muscle only on my right leg with a little swelling. What could be causing it? And what can I do to get it to stop?

Heel andCalf pain: Your shoes may not be allowing enough midfoot support. Arch supports may help. Calf pain can be from suboptimal shoe heel height and from low potassium as well as other cuases. A podiatrist may prove helpful as well as ice packs to heels 15 mins 3x/dy. ...Read more

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Dvt in right leg INR 1.5 today having pain in back of head sharp throbbing and pain in upper thigh almost to groin area. Get checked?

Dvt in right leg INR 1.5 today having pain in back of head sharp throbbing and pain in upper thigh almost to groin area. Get checked?

Yes: Your INR is not yet at the level in which your blood is thin enough to break the clot, goal is 2-3. Please have an eval by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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A sharp pain on my right side hip bone (right next to tailbone). Worse when laying down and sneeze/cough. Why? Also get tingling in right leg 1 toe.

Likely nerve related: Low back/hip pain can radiate to the foot due to a nerve compression, entrapment or injury. L4/L5 is a very common area that can also give tingling and nerve sensations on the top of the big toe due to L5. Proper diagnosis and treatment options by a Specialist in person are essential for correct healing and preventing further damages. ...Read more

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What does sharp pains in the right leg indicate?

Have it evaluated: Cause of pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, blood clot, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. See a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pains that come and go on the side of my right leg next to my calf? What could that be?

I'm having sharp pains that come and go on the side of my right leg next to my calf? What could that be?

There are a number: of potential diagnoses that could result in your symptoms. Unfortunately without examining the leg these cannot be confirmed over the internet. Some are potentially life threatening. You need to see a health care provider as soon as possible to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Sharp pains up right leg every once in a while then stops and sometimes feels like hot water going down leg?

Sharp pains up right leg every once in a while then stops and sometimes feels like hot water going down leg?

Sciatica: Sciatic pain can be from irritation of the largest nerve in the body passing through the hip region, or from a vertebral disc that pushes on the nerve roots that will form the sciatic nerve. Pressure on the nerve refers sensation to the leg and may feel like hot water. See a orthopedist or an osteopathic physician. ...Read more

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My bottom is bleeding, also losing smelly mucus, when I wipe the blood away I get urge to go toilet. I also get pains down my right leg?

My bottom is bleeding, also losing smelly mucus, when I wipe the blood away I get urge to go toilet. I also get pains down my right leg?

See doctor: Your symptoms need attention. Please see your doctor for evaluation. Many things on the list of possible causes. Too long to go into here. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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I had a back operation 4 years ago and have a pin replacing lumbar discs.Still have no feeling in my right leg and sharp pains.What is wrong?

Possible neuropathic: It is not uncommon to have pain from injured nerve roots by the discs or aethritic facet joints even after the offending structure has been removed by surgery. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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After a hemmorhoidectomy and 3 surgeries to remove scar tissue, i have been having sharp pains ahooting down my right leg feels like a nerve. Help?

After a hemmorhoidectomy and 3 surgeries to remove scar tissue, i have been having sharp pains ahooting down my right leg feels like a nerve. Help?

No more surgeries: Surgeries may be causing more harm than good now that there are scars. You may be developing something called arachnoitis which can make more symptoms of pain and discomfort. ...Read more

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Where can I get a review of my va medical record for an expert opinion if i received proper care? I was undergoing chemo therapy when i started having pains in my right leg. The va doctors were called into check, but found nothing wrong. A few days past a

It's : It's difficult to know whether there was a medical error in this case without going through the medical record in detail, but it certainly sounds suspicious. I think your best bet would be to contact an attorney and have him or her find the best medical expert to review your records. ...Read more

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My period pains travel down my right leg and can be very painful at sometimes. My cramps can also be unbearable. What does this mean and is it normal.

No, it is not normal: These symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor or gynecologist. The cyclical symptoms may be due to endometriosis, large fiborids, and other hormone responsive gynecological problems causing a mass effect. ...Read more

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I had an epidural 3 months ago and my right leg felt numb coud not move it. The next day it hurt. Now I have sharp pains on my right foot why is that?

I had an epidural 3 months ago and my right leg felt numb coud not move it. The next day it hurt. Now I have sharp pains on my right foot why is that?

See details: I assume you mean epidural anesthesia during labor and delivery rather than an epidural steroid injection for low back pain. I am not sure foot pain occurring 3 months later is really related to the epidural. It is more likely an unrelated issue. See your doctor and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Moderate 7/10 pain lower right ab/groin since yesterday radiates down right leg and through to back right hip.Constant aching /sharp pains whendrinkn?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more