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after straigtened leg it hurts to bend

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: a back problem! A disc at L4-5 may be pressing on a nerve. Apply Heat to your low back and rest for a day or two!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably not: Generally, clots occur because you have 1) a blood condition that promotes clotting or 2) you've been traveling or had a medical problem and were immo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Deck
Dr. Ken Deck answered
47 years experience General Surgery
Ligament: Extending will stretch the ligaments where bending does not. Should see either ortho or local urgernt care or regular doctor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raja Abusharr
20 years experience Family Medicine
Hamstrings tight: Tight hamstrings can cause this yet is common in young and old. Try doing some hamstring stretches over the next few weeks and see if you symptoms res ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: A cracking ("popping") back just like cracking knuckles is not a bad thing. Especially with no pain, or other problems in your back, do not be "freake ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
FX ?: Hello. To accurately answer that question an x-ray, physical exam and medical history are required. Take care.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Jones
31 years experience Neurology
Stiffness: stay hydrated, increase magnesium to 400-800mg daily, consider potassium level, strengthen your abs, get more sleep, avoid sleeping on your stomach, p ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
See a neurologist: It is unusual to get numbness in all limbs on bending but possibility could be pinched nerves on bending. Peripheral neuropathy can also be considered ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Leg pain with knee: Maybe problem with nerves, muscles or vascular supply ,. Could also be muscle cramps, depends on Length of time this has occurred, consider getting c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Well thats abnormal: You need to be able to bend your legs. Is it knee pain. You were not specific. At first you could try stretching exercises perhaps supervised by a ... Read More

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