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Every time I sneeze I feel pain down my legs and I feel like I'm going to pass out. it hurts pretty bad and it really scares me. What is it?

Every time I sneeze I feel pain down my legs and I feel like I'm going to pass out.  it hurts pretty bad and it really scares me. What is it?

Disk problem?: I think you need to consult an orthopedic surgeon ASAP since this suggests that there is some compression on the nerves to your legs. The passing out may also require a neurology evaluation. Don't delay ...Read more

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Scs Apr l5s1 back&sciatica leg.succes.sneezed 5 days ago&back pain again 9/10barely stand or hold my weight,lying eleviates pain&pressure?any advice?

Scs Apr l5s1 back&sciatica leg.succes.sneezed 5 days ago&back pain again 9/10barely stand or hold my weight,lying eleviates pain&pressure?any advice?

Get seen: If i'm understanding what you wrote, you have a spinal cord stimulator due to sciatica? If so and now you have severe symptoms you first need to see your pain doctor ASAP to check the SCS for any problems. You may need imaging to look for a new herniated disc. ...Read more

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I've been having a burning sensation in the upper part of my left leg, it also feels like its being pulled, this happens a lot when i cough or sneeze?

I've been having a burning sensation in the upper part of my left leg, it also feels like its being pulled, this happens a lot when i cough or sneeze?

Neuropathy: When you cough or sneeze, it increases pressure in spinal canal, and in presence of nerve compression in lower back, the pain exacerbates, but another explanation includes compression of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh at hip level. Get this examined. Also, stop smoking now, regardless of the cause of your symptoms. Lung cancer, and COPD is far worse! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel pain down my arms and legs after I sneeze?

Is it normal to feel pain down my arms and legs after I sneeze?

No: This may be a sign of herniated discs in the neck. With the trauma and movement of the spine during a sneeze, the cervical rootlets may be being stressed. This might be worth getting checked by your pcp. ...Read more

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A month ago sneezed & injured back; couldn't bend over, rested. Passed. Exercised yesterday and now pain back, radiates down lower back to leg.Doctor?

A month ago sneezed & injured back; couldn't bend over, rested. Passed. Exercised yesterday and now pain back, radiates down lower back to leg.Doctor?

See a doctor: It sounds like you probably have a herniated disc. This will usually respond to rest and physical therapy but see a doctor who can evaluate and set you up with physical therapy. Occasionally surgery is required but should be a last resort. See https://www.Treatingpain.Com/conditions/herniated-disc stress reduction also helps- see http://www.Back-in-control.Com/. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a me to have a herniated disk in my lower back? Extreme pain with coughing, sneezing with bending over & extending my legs.

Is it possible for a me to have a herniated disk in my lower back? Extreme pain with coughing, sneezing with bending over & extending my legs.

Classic signs: Pain on valsava (coughing/straining/sneezing) causes increased intra spinal pressure = pain with herniation pain on straight leg raising = stretching nerve root. ...Read more

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When I sneeze,cough,lift my legs, sit, stand, and walk my lower back kills me exactly where u would get an epidural. Extreme pain. What is it?

When I sneeze,cough,lift my legs, sit, stand, and walk my lower back kills me exactly where u would get an epidural. Extreme pain. What is it?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle weakness and pain, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more