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I've had intense aching pain my whole life in my legs, usually with onset or remiss of illness . Why?

I've had intense aching pain my whole life in my legs, usually with onset or remiss of illness . Why?

Mineral depletion: Intense pain is a sign of muscle exhaustion - check your homocysteine levels, liver function, thyroid function and CRP levels. Co-quinol or co-q 10 might be required at high doses. You might also need ongoing magnesium high levels. ...Read more

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Dull but aching pain in my leg?

Dull but aching pain in my leg?

Seek help: Aching pain in legs has many causes: prolonged standing/sitting, excessive exercise, side effect when taking a statin drug for cholesterol-lowering, venous incompetence. Go to www.Phlebology.Org and seek help of a phlebologist who can sort things out for you. ...Read more

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Why do my legs tire and ache easily?

Why do my legs tire and ache easily?

Many reasons: Poor blood supply, electrolyte imbalance or deficiency, fatigue from lack of support for the foot (need orthotics and stabilizing shoes). ...Read more

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Ache in right leg then ache in left leg the next day?

Disk degeneration?: Possible degenerative lower disk disease see your doc - esp. If any bowel or bladder incontinence or foot drop. Also try lying flat on your back on carpet without a pillow and bend knees for 4 hours - may resolve problem. ...Read more

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Is there a diagnosis for a dull painful ache in the legs?

Is there a diagnosis for a dull painful ache in the legs?

If it worsens with: Walking, like u walk a block, legs hurt, it could be from decreased blood flow from atherosclerosis. If both sided, in the muscle, occurring at rest, it may be arthritic, though that's generally in the joints. If carrying too much weight, it can make a difference. If no reason found and not controlled, u may benefit from med that decreases ascending pain signals, Cymbalta (duloxetine) may be good choice. ...Read more

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Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I drive?

Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I drive?

Ache: Pressure on sciatic nerve due to posture sitting up while driving especially long distances. ...Read more

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Do you have a diagnosis for a painful dull ache in the legs?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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Why do I have dull aching pain in lower back radiating into groin and down leg?

Why do I have dull aching pain in lower back radiating into groin and down leg?

?Hernia ?Back Disc: Sometimes small hernias in the groin will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're describing. Another possibility is a herniated disc in your back, pressing on the nerves to go to these areas. You need to see a physician to sort this out, may need x-rays, and perhaps even a referral to a specialist. Good luck and get well soon! ...Read more

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I hv a sharp aching pain traveling from my left lower back, and down my left leg?

I hv a sharp  aching pain traveling from my left lower back, and down my left leg?

Sciatica?: It may be related to a degenerative disc problem, but better history needed Have it checked by a neurologist! ...Read more

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What to do if I have aching pain in lower back radiating into groin and down leg, what could this be?

See below: Herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, urinary tract infection, arthritis, and others. See your doctor for a full musculoskeletal and neurological exam as well as x-rays. Usually, you just need ibuprofen, heat and/or ice, and physical therapy. ...Read more