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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?

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. Read more...
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. Read more...

Having extreme lower back pain, left hip & radiating down my left leg. I was diagnosed with acute spina bifida when I was 12. Should I be concerned?

Pain. Sounds like sciatic pain from the back. I recommend seeing an orthopedic specialist. Take care. Read more...
Different problems. You have sciatica now. This is typically caused by an annular tear in an intervertebral disc or a disc herniation. The type of spina bifida you have is likely spina bifida occulta, not a problem. Read more...

I have ddd and been having back and hip pain w/ pain going down the left leg to the foot. What can I do?

See details. This is radicular pain caused by nerve compression in the lower back (sciatica). There are several approaches available including physical therapy, antiinflammatory meds and targeted injections. See an orthopedist or rheumatologist. Read more...
DDD and sciatica. Looks like you have already tried the first step: pt. Other things include pain management injections to the spine (epidural injections, nerve blocks etc.). And the last thing is time, most patients get better over several months. If these don't work and in the right patient surgery may be an option. Read more...

Hip pain in left leg that has in the last two weeks radiated down front of leg and to the top of my foot?

Possibly a sciatica. A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. Read more...

I have severe hip pain and can hardy move my left leg. I have constant shooting pain from hip down. I also have back pain What should I do?

Disc disease/injury. Low back pain radiating down the leg is called sciatica. Given the severity of your complaint, you need to be evaluated by a local doctor, get an xray, and go to physical therapy and take ibuprofen or Naproxen for a month. if not improved, then get an MRI. If exam warrants an MRI early on, your local doctor will get it ordered. Read more...

Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.

? nerve root . Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2-3 go get it checked out. Read more...

I was diagnosed with ddd, I've been having lower back and hip pain w/ pain in the left leg. What can I do for this?

See below. Physical therapy and weight loss are good starts. If these measures do not work, then seeing pain management and/or neurosurgery maybe of benefit. Read more...
DDD. Maintain healthy weight, exercise regularly, pt with core strengthening, spinal injections if this doesn't help. If none of those work then speak to a spinal surgeon to see if you are a candidate for surgery. Read more...

2 years after my laproscopic myomectomy I am experiencing inner hip pain, my left leg is now weaker than the right. Is this a normal side effect?

No. A laparoscopic myomectomy would not cause this issue. The time frame is off and scopes do not cause this type of problem. In all likelihood there is another issue going on and you need to see your doctor about this. Read more...