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Does this pain seem to radiate from your lower back into your buttock and into the back of the thigh as well as the calf?
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The symptoms you describe are consistent with sciatica, and one of the more likely scenarios is a herniated disc in your lower back, which is causing a "pinched nerve".If you have been having ongoing symptoms for one month, you're getting to the point where you should discuss with your doctor about getting further imaging, including MRI imaging of the lumbar spine. Specifically you would want to evaluate for a bulging or herniated disc at the L5 – S1 level.
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