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back pain and numbness of the left leg.

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lower back pain and numbness of the left leg.
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replied December 8th, 2011
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Hi r75 and welcome to ehealth: This could be Sciatica...This comes from the nerve in your lower back...It is often a result of a damaged disc......You may want to have this checked out...In the meantime when it acts up take some Tylenol or pain medication and rest...Take care...

Caroline
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