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I am having severe back pain going down to my right leg

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I am having severe back pain going down to my right leg
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: DoctorAnil, MD with 30 years of experience replied 1 year ago
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DoctorAnil, MD with 30 years of experience
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Hi,

Since how many days are you having this pain?

Any associated numbness or tingling?

Any history of injury?

Have you undergone and X-Ray/MRI of the spine?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Only 2 days of pain. A little tingling. No history of injury. No x ray or mri of spine
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What can I do for this
Neurologist: DoctorAnil, MD with 30 years of experience replied 1 year ago

As you describe it seems that Lumbar radiculopathy can be a possibility .

Nerve root compression like compression of sciatic nerve called as sciatica or lumbar radiculopathy .
Sciatica is generally caused by the compression of lumbar nerves L4 or L5 or sacral nerves.This occurs because of spinal disc herniation,wear and tear or degeneration of the discs.

You need to undergo X-ray/MRI of Lumbosacral spine to rule out the possible cause.

The line of treatment may include

Rest

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen

Physical therapy like deep heat ,traction ,interferential therapy .

I suggest you to consult your nearby Orthopedist for further evaluation and management.
I hope this helps.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Excellent Neurologist to diagnose problem
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I will always refer this ask a dr.
Neurologist: DoctorAnil, MD with 30 years of experience replied 1 year ago

It's my privilege to help you if you have any further query regarding your this health issue.

We are here to serve you until you satisfy.

It's good to discuss rather than quit.

Please avoid poor/bad rating.

Positive feedback is appreciated if you satisfied with our conversation.

Thanks.

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Neurologist: DoctorAnil, MD with 30 years of experience replied 1 year ago

Hello,
Wish for good health.
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