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Low back pain. Pain radiates mid-buttocks, to hips and down the back of thighs, as well as into the back of my calves. Pain also when seated.

Low back pain. Pain radiates mid-buttocks, to hips and down the back of thighs, as well as into the back of my calves. Pain also when seated.

Back pain: Yes, back pain can radiate into the legs and thighs. Radiating pain can be from nerve or from joint or muscle pain. See a doctor in person for treatment plans ...Read more

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Back+front pain in thighs, pain in both calves, foot pain. Especially when i stand up, it's excruciating. No strenuous activity as of late. Ideas?

Back+front pain in thighs, pain in both calves, foot pain. Especially when i stand up, it's excruciating. No strenuous activity as of late. Ideas?

Sciatica: It sounds like sciatica, pain down the sciatic nerve which originates in the back. Apply warm moist heat to your lower back, take advil or aleve, (naproxen) and see an orthopedic surgeon or neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks i've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The

What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks i've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The

There : There are several possibilities. 1. Vascular pain-this could be arterial, which is from limited flow of blood because of atherosclerosis of the arteries, or narrowing of the arteries. This pain is usually worse with walking. It could also be venous, like a blood clot, but that pain is usually in one leg. 2. It could be nerve pain, such as a neuropathy of the nerves. 3. You could have an electrolyte imbalance, such as potassium. A low potassium can cause muscle pain. 4. It could be myopathy, or muscle pain. Write down all of your symptoms, what makes the pain worse or better, and see your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. If you have worsening pain, swelling, fever, redness, or any new symptoms then you must go to the er. ...Read more

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Hi good night I have been have a burning and fluttering behind my right calves. And pain in my left shoulder straight Down to my fingers I'm 38?

Hi good night I have been have a burning and fluttering behind my right calves. And pain in my left shoulder straight Down to my fingers I'm 38?

See a Doc: Not knowing anything about your history, medications, activities, meds, or almost anything at all. It would be wise to get in to see a doctor, have some tests, and do it soon! See a doc- ...Read more

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Very tight Achilles tendon and calves causing amazing pain. What should I do?

Very tight Achilles tendon and calves causing amazing pain. What should I do?

Stretching program.: If you have already started a stretching program on your own and still have a problem formal physical therapy can often help . Some patient are unable to overcome this problem with therapy and may requiresurgery to loosen the muscle9s) or the tendon. ...Read more

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Have tight calves. Often get pain after 3k running and have to stop. If not and manage to get to 5k+ start to get numb feet ?!

Have tight calves. Often get pain after 3k running and have to stop. If not and manage to get to 5k+ start to get numb feet ?!

Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Among the top two are probably vascular and neurogenic forms of claudication. Don’t hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain in calves and feet during cardio?

What should I do? I have pain in calves and feet during cardio?

See Podiatrist: For evaluation and treatment, may need more supportive foot wear. Your circulation and neurological status will also be assessed. ...Read more

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What would cause a sharp tearing pain in calves when running or g?

Cramp : It could be something simple like muscle cramp or more serious peripheral arterial disease. The blood supply is compromised in the latter and warrants to see a vascular surgeon. First see your pcp for initial evaluation ...Read more

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What to do for lower leg pain in calves?

What to do for lower leg pain in calves?

Leg pain: 1. Rest. 2. Ice. 3. Ibuprofen 4. Massage 5. Topical analgesic gels. 5. Stretching exercises. ...Read more

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What would cause an aching migrating pain in calves & knees during rest? Usually pain builds up & expands slowly & is bilateral. Thanks.

Rest calf/knee pain: Would consider possible sciatica, could see if putting a pillow under knees while lying and if lumbar pillow while sitting reduces pain. Check electrolytes, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus. Check thyroids TSH/T4, check for diabetes, also check ESR/CRP,, CPK. try massage before rest, check Achilles tendon and check d-dimer for clot may f/u/ w/ doc today as clot is a significant issue ...Read more

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Doctors said pain in calves and both legs is anxiety...Is that possible?

Perhaps: Anything is possible, especially if you have a history of anxiety. Look at it like this, increasing pain is likely to lead to increasing anxiety, which is likely to leads to increasing pain and so on... Relaxation and meditation are both excellent tools for decreasing both pain and anxiety. ...Read more

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Constant burning pain in calves. Resting doesn't help. If i walk it burns like i'm on fire!

Constant burning pain in calves. Resting doesn't help. If i walk it burns like i'm on fire!

Several causes: You need to see a dr. Who will take your whole medical history and clinical presentation into account (vital signs-bp, weight, other medical conditions? Etc) things like electrolyte imbalances, blood vessel blockages, nerve irritations, etc. Can all be possibilities. Get a good eval and the proper diagnosis will reveal the proper treatment, best wishes. ...Read more

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Achy pain in lower abdomen, left more than right, it feels like an oncoming bm but nothing, pain in calves, should I be concerned?

Achy pain in lower abdomen, left more than right, it feels like an oncoming bm but nothing, pain in calves, should I be concerned?

Listen to your body: Achy pain in women can be related to ovulation if it is in the middle of the menstrual cycle or pms if the pain is close to the period. Pain in calves can be related to dilated veins close to the period especially if one stands for prolonged periods. ...Read more

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Does the complications of UC also include affect on the bones too? Swelling on shins but pain in calves. What can it be? Please advice.

Does the complications of UC also include affect on the bones too? Swelling on shins but pain in calves. What can it be? Please advice.

Yes: Peripheral arthritis in patients with IBD may be classified as type 1 and type 2 arthritis. ype 1 is pauciarticular peripheral arthritis affecting four or fewer joints in acute episodes, usually resolves within 10 weeks and often parallels IBD relapses. In contrast,type 2 is a polyarticular arthritis affecting five or more joints with persistent symptoms for months to years independent of IBD sxs ...Read more

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I have bilateral pain in my calves and achilles' tendons. Waves of pain in my calves 1-8 on pain scale. Tendons are tender to touch. Ideas?

I have bilateral pain in my calves and achilles' tendons. Waves of pain in my calves 1-8 on pain scale. Tendons are tender to touch. Ideas?

Tendinitis: You are describing achilles tendinitis. You may have been over training without properly stretching your achilles. The achilles area can get inflamed from short or tight achilles or the gastrosoleus complex. See a podiatrist. Epat may help you too and a stretching program with heel lifts added to orthotics. ...Read more

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