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26y/o male w/ lower back pain, sciatica in r buttox, l testicular pain, numbness in l big toe. Duration-2 months, sharp pain when stand/sit. Army?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
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In brief: Spine Pain Options

This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.

In brief: Spine Pain Options

This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Qualification?

I am not sure of the questions but these are the standards for entry into the armed forces: http://www.
Military.Com/join-armed-forces/disqualifiers-medical-conditions.Html.

In brief: Qualification?

I am not sure of the questions but these are the standards for entry into the armed forces: http://www.
Military.Com/join-armed-forces/disqualifiers-medical-conditions.Html.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Sounds sciatic

It sounds like you have been having back pain due to a disc problem that has likely herniated causing not only the back pain more localized to the side it herniated pinching a nerve creating pain down the leg & resulting in the numb feeling in toe.
90% get better non operatively. Medication, physical therapy and epidural injections may help with only 10% needing surgery.

In brief: Sounds sciatic

It sounds like you have been having back pain due to a disc problem that has likely herniated causing not only the back pain more localized to the side it herniated pinching a nerve creating pain down the leg & resulting in the numb feeling in toe.
90% get better non operatively. Medication, physical therapy and epidural injections may help with only 10% needing surgery.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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