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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 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 does a warm feeling rushing down my leg mean?

What does a warm feeling rushing down my leg mean?

Vague symptom: A good exam and more thorough history by a dr. May help you best find an answer. Conditions that cause a "warm rushing feeling running down your leg" can range from nerve irritation, vascular issues, to urinating down your leg. As stated a good check up will be your best means of getting the proper diagnose. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What foes it mean when theres a sharp pain shoots down your leg?

What foes it mean when theres a sharp pain shoots down your leg?

Nerve pain: Shooting pain usually comes from nerve irritation. There are multiple places where this could occur. A physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation) can determine the cause, make recommendations for prevention, and treat it, if necessary. ...Read more

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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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What could intense, shooting pain down the front of the right leg mean?

RLE shooting pain: Lumbar radiculopathy, diabetic amyotrophy, compartment syndrome, and less likely vascular (ischemia or claudication) and nerve entrapment or compression are all considerations without knowing more. At 80-years young, risk for a more serious underlying factor is higher. Also, things tend to present differently in the geriatric population. If new problem, er visit is suggested. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when you have no feeling in the left side of your hip and down the leg?

What dose it mean when you have no feeling  in the left side  of your hip and down the leg?

Nerve compression: This can be a sign of nerve compression. I would see a physician regarding this in order to get a diagnosis and treatment plan (can be quite varied depending on cause). I hope you feel better soon. ...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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