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I have lower back pain that shoots down into my left leg, any suggestions on what this may be?

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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pain

This could be a herniated disc, sciatica or piriformis syndrome.

In brief: Pain

This could be a herniated disc, sciatica or piriformis syndrome.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Dr. Chris Hawley
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Back pain

The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement .
.. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It seems like you might have nerve impingement. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Back pain

The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement .
.. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It seems like you might have nerve impingement. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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