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Midlothian, IL
A 26-year-old male asked:

Ill get a heavy feeling in my upper left leg. only occurs at rest. i can walk/run miles with no issues. comes for about a week then gone about a week?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Heavy in LU leg: May be piriformis syndrome which is compression of sciatic nerve by piriformis muscle in the buttocks. Relieved by walking stretching . May be GI constipation, with radiation to leg from pressure. May be intermittent hernia . Would check xray of left leg r/o lesion and assess if could be constipation or hernia or pirifirmins syndrome f/u w/ doc.
Last updated Jun 22, 2016

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