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im havining acute pain in my left buttocks area traveling down left thigh n leg and is unbearable to stand on it n walk.
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Hello,

This is most probably because of a lower limb radiculopathy ( Sciatica ), that is a tingling sensation / pain / numbness due to a pinched nerve root.

This commonly occurs due to bulging intervertebral discs in the vertebral column that compress on the nerves as they come out of the spinal cord.

This results in symptoms along the area of distribution of that particular nerve.

You would need to see an Orthopedician have an X ray of your Lumbo - Sacral spine and an MRI to localize these bulges and know their degree.

Treatment can range from simple adjustments to exercise routine, sleeping on a firm surface, physiotherapy to minimally invasive disc surgery these depend on the degree of disc bulges.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
ONE MORE QUESTION CAN THE PAIN BE CAUSED BINFECTION TRAVELING THREW BODY . I HAVE BAD TEETH AND KNOW INFECTED AND HAVE THESE PAINS IN AREAS SUCH AS NECK HEAD BACK BUTTOCKS CHEST LEGS SEEM TO TRAVEL ALL OVER AT TIMES THEN SUBSIDE. COULD THIS BE CAUSE?
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