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what causes legs to be tender when they are touched

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Is that skin or musc: Is your skin or the muscle is tender ? Then it may be peripheral nerve disorder or muscle disease, need more info.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Would need: Would need further history and physical exam to find out what could cause it. There are numerous things that can cause it.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Leg pain: A common problem for leg pain at night would be either a potassium or magnesium deficiency.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: This could be a number of things. Is the distorsion due to swelling? Depending on how hard the fall was, this could be a fracture,meniscal tear or eve ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If it is sore if you: -squeeze it with your hands, compressing the leg it's a sigh of possible venous thrombosis & needs treatment. Have an internist evaluate you leg, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible nerve: Irritation in the spine which presents in the "laying down" position.
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Several possibilitie: It could be the result of recent activities and you have made the muscles sore from exercise (mountain climbing, stairs, etc.) or could be from medica ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: If you have fever with muscle stiffness - seek immediate medical attention. Let your prescribing medical provider know about any potential side effec ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rare: I would not expect this to happen unless the positioning during the massage was inadequate causing pressure areas that did not become painful until th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: could be erythema nodosum or simply an insect bite that might have become infected...a dermatologist would be able to help you.

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