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felt like something tearing in upper leg

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See specialist: Sounds like you may have had a hamstring tear or avulsion. Would see a specialist.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Possible: If there is nerve or spinal cord compression, you certainly can have symptoms that cause leg symptoms that you describe. If you doctor, does not see n ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, absolutely. The term "sciatica" refers to an irritation of a nerve in the back causing pain down the leg. Both a herniated disc and an annular ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Plantares : Plantares tendon rupture. Back off training, heat and nsaidsand slow return as tol to full activity. To be sure see an ortho.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hard to tell: A doctor would have to examine you to figure this out. A pulled muscle is possible but without an examination it is difficult to tell.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Twisting ones’ foo or ankle can lead to a sprain. Often times, this may result in ligamentous injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and po ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure why you are: asking - but yes, it is good to keep your body in motion even if you are sitting or lying down. Please re-ask with clarification if this doesn't addre ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Too many to list: But here's a basic list, from the Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/multimedia/stretching/sls-20076840
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Cannot be diagnosed online: get an examination- TODAY.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Hip Osteoarthritis?: By calling upper leg do you mean hip joint? Osteoarthritis is a disease caused by micro trauma through our lifetime in any joint including hips.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yolanda Wade
27 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: How long present? Appearance- size, shape, color? What symptoms associated- itch? burn? ache? discharge? warmth? swelling? Consider re-posting with mo ... Read More

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