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A 71-year-old female asked:

Why do my legs hurt when i cross them?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Could: Be hip pain referred towards your knees. Do you have arthritis in the hips or any peripheral vascular disease that could be exacerbated by crossing your legs. There are a lot of questions i would like to ask before actually examining you which makes me encourage you to see your doctor if the pain is significant.
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Last updated Jan 29, 2014

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