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I have had pain in my right knee and left hand side of my lower

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I have had pain in my right knee and left hand side of my lower back for a couple of days. When I raise my right leg but left hand side of my back hurts. Why would opposite sides react like this?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
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This is likely due to pinching of the nerve at the spine level. Degenerative changes at the spine cause narrowing of the neural foraminae causing mass effect over the nerve roots causing the pain.
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