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Shooting pain in legs

Hello Doctors- From yesterday I'm having this shooting/stabbing pain in legs mostly in the right thigh side starting from the right hip. It sometimes occur in left thigh as well. There is NO swelling but there seems to be numbness. I'm able to walk normally but having s strange pulled feeling while walking in the right leg. What could be the reason for this?
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Dr. Chirag Dalal
8 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Orthopedic Surgeon

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Hi. From what you describe it looks like a disc prolapse. Get an mri done after consulting an orthopedic surgeon.
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Dr. B Rajashekar
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Hello get a Doppler of the lower limb vessels done arterial and venous systems done to rule out peripheral vascular disease.
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Dr. Krishi Kumar Vadla
14 yrs. of exp | Hyderabad | Neuro Physiotherapist

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Sounds like sciatic nerve compression ,consult a orthopedic doctor or a physiotherapist to check at what level the compression Is happening...
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