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My Right leg hurts from my bum down to my ankle but only when

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My Right leg hurts from my bum down to my ankle but only when I sit down, stand up or bend over. I stand all day at work and Im fine but once I get drive home I find it painful to get out of the car. I also walk a lot and Im fine doing this.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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please enter chat

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hi I'm Dr Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

This is actually coming from your low back

Dr. Phil, MD :

A disc in your back is pressing on a nerve

Dr. Phil, MD :

The nerve gives sensation to the leg

Dr. Phil, MD :

Physio or a chiropractor can help

Customer:

Wouldn't I have pain in my back though?

Dr. Phil, MD :

nope

Dr. Phil, MD :

rarely causes back pain

Dr. Phil, MD :

It is called lumbar radiculopathy

Customer:

Is there anything I can do? Like exercise?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Just walking

Dr. Phil, MD :

walking will help

Dr. Phil, MD :

avoid heavy lifting

Dr. Phil, MD :

anti inflammatories like ibuprofen can help

Customer:

Well ok then. Thanks a lot

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

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Any more questions for me?

Customer:

No thanks

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would you mind rating me positive before leaving?

Dr. Phil, MD :

I greatly appreciate it

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