pain in my back on left side, left pelvic pain and pain down the left leg.
I have terrible pain in my back on left side, left pelvic pain and pain down the left leg . It comes and goes. Gets real bad,whenever I put weight on the leg.
It is so bad that I am afraid to stand. I have to be taking pain killer everyday.
Help please what could this be?
Well, without an evaluation it would be difficult to determine that cause of your discomfort. Back pain can be caused by issues related to the spine and surrounding musculature, neurological reasons or due to referred pain from a few organs such as the kidneys, pancreas etc. Pelvic pain can also be associated with hip joint abnormalities, neurological issues or due to issues related to internal organs. If the pain radiates down the leg, it is likely to be due to a neurological issues probably at the level of the spine or the hip. However it is also possible for the leg pain to be unrelated to the hip and pelvic pain. It would be best to get this evaluated by a primary care physician initially and then depending on the cause suspected/ diagnosed it can be managed appropriately or specialist care may be sought.
Hope this helps.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.