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leg pain when climbing stairs or ladders

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Absolutely: Yes, although there are other potential causes as well. A detailed exam and review of your studies will likely yield the correct diagnosis and treatm ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: See your primary care or a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Asymmetry: You could have different alignment or different strength in each leg. You could be unknowingly favoring 1 leg over the other.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, with weakness -: Your symptoms will get worse. One needs to determine why do you have weakness in the first place? Se your pcp to be evaluated/investigated ; treated. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riyas Fadal
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Knee pain: I would start with a bike fit and checking cleat position and saddle height. Following this a medical evaluate to evaluate circulation and or any stru ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg weakness: Could be claudication, a serious symptom pf pad. Needs further evaluation.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Protection: The body protects itself. When you have a small bit a cartilage floating around the knee joint and go to bear weight, your body stops you from injuri ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Pain: You should have your doc check you out for this problem. There are possible serious problems if you really do have leg clots.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Could be: A serious neurologic disorder. You need to see a doctor right away.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
35 years experience Internal Medicine
See MD: This is not normal for someone of your age; you need to be assessed by a doctor soon.
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