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Degenerative arthritis back, leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic, what medwill help. On soma (carisoprodol)?

Degenerative arthritis back,  leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic,  what medwill help.  On soma (carisoprodol)?

Let me explain: It sound you have more than one problem, you have what it look be arthritis, diabetes and complications involved those two, my advice to go to your family doctor and have him do complete physical and treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Upper r-side chest underarm , an back pain comes an goes an left leg aches an disoriented why ?

Upper r-side chest underarm ,  an back pain comes an goes an left leg aches an disoriented   why ?

Evaluation: Hi, Please go for evaluation, being disoriented is very concerning, also u need evaluation of ur chest pain, Best of luck. ...Read more

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What do the symptoms the chills, lower back pain and aching legs mean?

What do the symptoms the chills, lower back pain and aching legs mean?

Flu symptoms: Sounds like flu like symptoms. If these dont get better in 3-5 days i would see your physician to evaluate if this is a flu or something more serious. ...Read more

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Constant dull pain in groin on left side, hip/back pain on and off..what could this be? Sometimes the dull ache goes down my left leg too.

Ovarian cyst?: Many things can cause the symptoms you describe, but a cyst definitely comes to mind with everything you mentioned. They can grow and shrink depending on your hormone levels. ...Read more

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I have had leg and back pain for over a month. My leg aches all the time and when I beND forward a get a sharp pain in my hip and lower back and buttocks region?

I have had leg and back pain for over a month. My leg aches all the time and when I beND forward a get a sharp pain in my hip and lower back and buttocks region?

Arthritis vs sciatic: get X-rays of hip/low back then mdi to show tissue/joint or lumbar disc protrusion. get labs to check for low iron levels , if resultless legs. never smoke which degenerates bones/joints plus cancer. ...Read more

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I have put on 30kg in the last 10 months due to meds and poor diet. I have lower and upper back pain, aching legs, could be due to weight gain?

I have put on 30kg in the last 10 months due to meds and poor diet. I have lower and upper back pain, aching legs, could be due to weight gain?

Yes, see a doctor: It may be due to the weight gain; However it may also be due to another underlying problem; So need to be examined by a doctor ASAP to know what to do; ...Read more

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I suffer with lower back pain and shouting pain in left leg. For the last few weeks my legs have given way on me they become heavy and sore and don't ?

I suffer with lower back pain and shouting pain in left leg. For the last few weeks my legs have given way on me they become heavy and sore and don't ?

Nerve damage?: A pinched nerve in lower spine that's radiating down leg, following the nerve .This is Sciatica,+ usually follows episode in past for low back pain. It could be Herniated Disc pressing on nerve Recommend lying down on back with knees propped up on pillows, ice or warm compresses to area see if it relieves pressure on nerve. No heavy lifting. If no better, need to see doctor. Take Advil (ibuprofen) ...Read more

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Sore back, pain in both legs. Pins and needles and general grumpy legs. Is it because i'm aging? What can I do for relief?

Sore back, pain in both legs. Pins and needles and general grumpy legs. Is it because i'm aging? What can I do for relief?

Not always from age: If nerve roots in your lower back are getting 'pinched' then this can lead to pins and needles in the legs. I'd consider an MRI of the back, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Could low back pain and leg ache be a symptom of kidney cancer?

Yes: There is the possibility that if there is a renal or kidney cancer or carcinoma present that it may spread and this type of cancer has a high likelihood of spread or metastasis to bone which can present as pain in the back and/ or leg as wrll as anywhere else with underlying bone that can be detected by imaging studies including: x-rays, mri, ct, bone scans and pet scans. ...Read more

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I am 71 and have a terrible pain in my right inner thigh, not a muscle ache. Also lower back pain. Can't lift right leg due to pain. ?

Osteoarthritis hip?: If by inner thigh you mean groin and by lower back you mean buttock pain this could be osteoarthritis of the hip. If the pain starts at the lower back and radiated down the leg and is associated with numbness or tingling we could be dealing with a nerve problem. I suggest you go to your doctor to be thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more

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I have had tailbone and upper buttock/low back pain when sitting down for 3 months, now having a constant ache in legs, neck, upper back. MRIs normal?

May be soft tissue: This may be muscular, tendon, bursa and less likely neurologic. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Lower back pain after Intercourse? Legs hurt to move and pelvic sore why?

Positional problem: If intercourse is always in the "missionary" position with you on your back, a little variation in position can go a long way to alleviate your concerns A side to side or woman above position can be "enlightening". In other words, women are the "superior" sex. ...Read more

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Sporadic right mild flank ache/burn.. Could it be related to gerd/gastritis or low back pain/sciatica down right leg?

Sporadic right mild flank ache/burn.. Could it be related to gerd/gastritis or low back pain/sciatica down right leg?

Hard to say: Could be either. Try taking some Tums or Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) to see if its GERD/Gastritis. If it helps likely this issues otherwise it suggests something else like back pain. Sciatica goes down the leg typically, so if you have that as well then maybe you have both or just sciatica. See your doctor for further evaluation ...Read more

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Ive been having alot of back pain, left shoulder pain and numbness in my arm. Also my legs feel sore. Ive also been extremely fatigued.

See your doctor: You are describing a lot of vague symptoms, but some are concerning. This could potentially be from a pinched nerve, or something more serious. See your doctor to be evaluated further. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have had right lower back pain, front right discomfort under my last rib and both legs ache. What could it be? Kidney stone on the left unrelated.

I have had right lower back pain, front right discomfort under my last rib and both legs ache. What could it be? Kidney stone on the left unrelated.

Here are some ...: The feature and distribution of your described pain most likely represent the pain of musculoskeletal or neuromuscular origin, which could be differentiated by analyzing detailed Hx about the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain and its related activities + proper physical exam + tests as needed. So, bring the information to Doc for evaluation... ...Read more

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I have cauda equina and even if stools are soft i can rarely complete an action as too difficult too push. get severe low back pain and legs ache bad?

I have cauda equina and even if stools are soft i can rarely complete an action as too difficult too push.  get severe low back pain and legs ache bad?

Cauda Equina: Cauda Equina occurs when there is pressure or injury to the lowest part of the spinal cord. This area controls both bowel and bladder function. If this is truly your problem, I would strongly suggest a surgical consult. This is one of the rare conditions that does require surgery based on cause. If I understand part of your ?: use a back support temporarily until your evaluation. Please see MD. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more