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what does it mean if you have sharp pains in your leg

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
See your doctor: This could be a number of things, some of them dangerous or it could be a psychological response to stressors. Best to see your doctor for work up, so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uncertain: An examination may provide a better answer . There are several possibilities which may require medical attention
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
31 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Probable strain: Probable strain but DVT ie. Clot needs to be ruled out.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve pain: Shooting pain usually comes from nerve irritation. There are multiple places where this could occur. A physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible blood clot: It could be a pulled muscle, but if it is in the back of your calf, you should get an ultrasound done to rule out a blood clot, especially if you are ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Multiple reasons: A sharp pain radiating into the leg can be indicative of multiple problems including a strained muscle, a pinched nerve, tendonitis, neuropathy (a pro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Leg pain: It could be that you are suffering from the condition known as"shin plints"medically known as "comparmental syndrome".In order to verify it the compar ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
More info needed: More information is needed about the location of the leg pain. Your injury appears to be a muscle contusion where it was struck. Another possibility i ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Depends: This could be any number of things. You should see a vascular specialist for further more detailed evaluation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nerve: Difficult to tell with such little history but off the top of my head, burning and itching tend to indicate the nerves in your back or leg as the caus ... Read More
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