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I have lower back pain, more like stabbing pains. I hurt under my buttock and down my right leg to my knee. Help?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Maybe

The symptoms need to be worked up first .
Sounds like sciatica or lubar disc problem. Xrays, cat scan, mr of lubar spine, emg+nct of lower extremities , would all be reasonable. See your doc for an eval before tryig to " fix "it yourself or going to a chiropractor.

In brief: Maybe

The symptoms need to be worked up first .
Sounds like sciatica or lubar disc problem. Xrays, cat scan, mr of lubar spine, emg+nct of lower extremities , would all be reasonable. See your doc for an eval before tryig to " fix "it yourself or going to a chiropractor.
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Sciatica

This is likely to be sciatica.
See your doctor or an orthopedist.

In brief: Sciatica

This is likely to be sciatica.
See your doctor or an orthopedist.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Joseph Gregorace
Consult with a physiatrist ( PM&R specialist) to determine the cause of these symptoms to provide appropriate treatment.
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