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Pain

07/27/2009

Question:

I have pain in right buttock and front groin area and on the back of knee..actually all my pain started with Back pain...which turned into burning senasation...i visited Chiro then an ortho and going to physical therapy...its like few months have passed ..m like worried...can u suggest something?or we can talk in detail if u consider

Answer:

You likely have a lumbar spine disc herniation, but there are other possible causes for the pain. A history and physical examination as well as MRI of the lumbar spine can be very helpful in establishing a diagnosis.

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Response by:

Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University