A 46-year-old member asked:
What to do if i have a pain in my lower left leg, what can this be the result of?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stuart Riceanswered
36 years experience
Several Thoughts: A blood clot usually results in a calf that is tender to palpation (grabbing and pinching the muscle). A radiculopathy is a pinched nerved in the back that causes radiating pain in the leg. A peroneal neuropathy is from an entrapped nerve near the knee and can cause pain in the lower leg. A baker's cyst is located behind the knee and can cause pain. All these are well described on the internet.
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Dr. Robert Duggananswered
39 years experience
Pain: Pain is a complaint of many problems in the leg. You would need to give us more history and information.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
I have a pain in my lower calf leg, what can this be the result of?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Kurzweilanswered
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Several things: Some are: phlebitis (inflammation/clot in vein of leg), arterial--vascular--insufficiency, muscle strain, tendon or ligament problem, degenerative process in knee or sac around knee known as bursa, which is inflammed (bursitis), forms a cyst (popliteal cyst), then ruptures, causing pain and swelling down calf and leg. This last cause can exactly mimic phlebitis. Needs doctor's hx, px, dx, rx.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
What could it mean when you have a sharp, throbbing pain in your lower left leg?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. TORY MCJUNKINanswered
Pain Management 21 years experience
Leg pain: It could be multiple things and some of them are urgent. For one sided leg pain, one must consider: neurological issues (nerve entrapment, nerve irritation, nerve compression), vascular issues , blood clot or dvt, metabolic issues, and musculoskeletal issues like a strain, fracture... It is best to see your doctor to rule out any serious problems.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
What could be the cause of pain in my left leg only?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Reid Blackwelderanswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
More info needed: So many things can cause leg pain that more information is really needed to give you a good answer. Any redness-maybe infection; swelling-maybe bloodclot, or varicose veins; injury/trauma-maybe muscle or bone problem;warmth-maybe gout or other kind of arthritis. And i really haven't begun to list everything. So, if the pain is bad or limiting your function, be seen to get a better answer.Good luck.
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Last updated Jun 12, 2013
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