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A 21-year-old male asked:

Can constant leg pain be caused out of anxiety stress when all tests ar clear?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Pretty unlikely: There are some physical complaints that seem more common in patients with stress or anxiety. This includes neck and shoulder pain and low back pain. While it is possible stress and/or anxiety may play a part, it is fairly uncommon for stress to cause constant leg pain. Consider another opinion or further testing. Thank you for your question.

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