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Have low back pain on the left side. The pain extends from left hip down left leg. No pain on the right side. Pl advise?

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Dr Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
5 doctors agree

In brief: Referred pain

Pain from inflammation in the lumbar spine often radiates down one leg.
Doctors call this referred pain. If it does not resolve in a reasonable amount of time, you should see an orthopaedist.

In brief: Referred pain

Pain from inflammation in the lumbar spine often radiates down one leg.
Doctors call this referred pain. If it does not resolve in a reasonable amount of time, you should see an orthopaedist.
Dr Barry Waldman
Dr Barry Waldman
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Dr Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Back pain

You need to see a spine specialist.
This is an indicator that the there is pressure on the nerves coming out of your spine. This could be caused by a herniated disc or another issue creating undue pressure in the nerves.

In brief: Back pain

You need to see a spine specialist.
This is an indicator that the there is pressure on the nerves coming out of your spine. This could be caused by a herniated disc or another issue creating undue pressure in the nerves.
Dr Khashayar Salartash
Dr Khashayar Salartash
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