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Aching In Both Legs
PAIN!: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team should be helpful for you but they might also discuss this with your Primary doctor. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted! ...Read more
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and more description is needed. Are the Pains in the muscles or joints? Are they aches, cramps, occur at rest or with use? Any tenderness,swelling ,discoloration, rash, weakness? I recommend that you be examined by a physician who will take a thorough history and examine you. Appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. You may be referred to a sp ...Read more
Pattern?: Several features of pain can be helpful in clarifying what is going on and the next steps for diagnosis and treatment. cramps with changes in activity and/or fluid/salt balance implies an electrolyte problem. can be lack of blood flow that would follow a muscle fatigue pattern. ...Read more
TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a systemic problem. Possibilities include: lymphedema, arthritis which can be osteo, rheumatoid, gouty attack, other accompanying signs/symptoms, etc. , pregnancy, infection, blood clot,medication, heart -liver - kidney problems. All need medical evaluation. ...Read more
I have pain on both sides of my buttock. Muscles in both legs constrict when standing, sitting and walking causing unbearable pain. Ankles hurt?
Nerve Entrapement: Sounds like you might have a degenerative lumbar disk that is sliding out of position and impinging the l5-s1 nerve root. The unbearable pain is consistent with neurological pain syndrome. See your pcp or see a spinal specialist for a more accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itching from entire waist to knees of both legs sometimes pain in back of both legs to big toes.Help!
Spine nerve irritate: Shin pain may be related to a spine problem.Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight.You will need. ...Read more
Hard to say: Potential issues include nerve entrapment, radiation from back, nutritional issues and hydration, metabolic and genetic issues like Charcot Marie tooth, vascular issues like poor circulation or poplite artery entrapment, exertional compartment syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome, and stress fractures. Since the differential is so broad, probably should get checked by a sports doc ...Read more
Having chest tightness and numbness in both arms numb and tingly sensation in both arms and hands
Many possibilities: Musculoskeletal complaints are not specific to a particular disease, and can be features of many problems. The best way to find out is to be evaluated by your doctor with x-rays of the affected areas and a few blood tests depending on the nature of the pain and how the joints appear on examination. Further testing and treatment could be done depending on those initial results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: But it is usually linked to other deficiencies also. ...Read more
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more