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A 47-year-old female asked:

could quadriceps strain could tightness around leg/heaviness in whole leg?some pain during sleep not often/some swelling above knee.unsteady walking

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Quadricep pain can cause those symptoms. It is a large muscle that provides most of the power for the lower extremity so there can be alot of dysfunction associated with its dysfunction.

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Last updated Jun 23, 2019

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