Lower back pain with left leg pain

I have been suffering from lower back pain with left leg pain. Any suggestions on what could be causing this pain?
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  • 'Gurjeet Singh' on
  • 06/27/2014
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Answered By:

  • Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI, DA
  • Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI, DA

Lowerback pain associated with pain in leg is often caused by "Radiculopathy" or "Radicular Pain". The cause of pain is either disc herniation, disc bulge or irritation of nerve at spinal canal. You should consult a neurologist, neurosurgeon, PMR physician or pain specialist. Definitive diagnosis can be made after MRI and EMG studies.

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