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Q: causes lower back & leg pain while walking or standing?

I have leg & lower back pain after walking short distances and I can not stand for more than 5 min without having back pain. What could cause this?

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
8/10/09 2:53am

A number of things could cause lower back and leg pain.  You'll need to see a doctor to pinpoint what is causing yours.  In the meantime, you might want to try our Symptom Checker to see if you can narrow down the possibilities.  Also, here is a page full of articles on various causes of back pain:  http://www.healthcentral.com/chronic-pain/back-pain-and-sciatica.html

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By KatLC, Community Member— Last Modified: 10/05/13, First Published: 08/08/09