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Why do my legs always ache

A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rivera
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 29 years experience
Sciatica: Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve — which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and dow... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Gotman
Podiatry 37 years experience
Aching legs: This can be a nerve root/radicular problem in your low back. The nerves in your legs descend down from Lumbar and Sacral nerves. Have an orthopedic su... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See below: Without more information, diagnosis is impossible. I would get him seen soon for an evaluation as there are many minor and some more concerning possi... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Disk degeneration?: Possible degenerative lower disk disease see your doc - esp. If any bowel or bladder incontinence or foot drop. Also try lying flat on your back on ca... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdallah Kabbara
24 years experience
Diagnosis first : A work up is needed first to determine the cause, in geneal medication such as Gabapentin or Cymbalta (duloxetine) are great for such symptoms.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
If it worsens with: Walking, like u walk a block, legs hurt, it could be from decreased blood flow from atherosclerosis. If both sided, in the muscle, occurring at rest,... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rommen
Dr. Michael Rommenanswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Inactivity: Having your hips flexed in the seated position for an extended period of time can cause your psoas muscle to spasm. You can reduce that spasm by stret... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are nee... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Lots of things: Could be anything from an insect bite to an infected cyst. Your doctor should be able to tell you if you need to do anything.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Need to see: If it is actually black, then you need to see your MD to have this sore looked at. Often oxygen poor blood can look very dark, but not black. In any e... Read More
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