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Bad Pain In Both Knees When Walking Upstairs
How many stairs?: If one walks up steps, especially if overweight or out of shape, there can be pain in the muscles used most, thigh quadriceps. If this was a rare outing to climb a lot more steps than usual, then it is unlikely to be a health threat. However, if one is out of shape or walked up steps that typically would not have been a challenge or caused pain, there is reason to see a doctor for eval/ex plan/etc. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis is the most common type of knee arthritis. Also called wear-and-tear arthritis or degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is characterized by progressive wearing away of the cartilage of the joint. As the protective cartilage is worn away by knee arthritis, bare bone is exposed within the joint. Check it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad pain in hip When moving or exercising sends shooting pain down leg esp bad when running had to stop exercising?
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
Burning pain in right groin when sitting or lying down. Rest of hip and leg aches some when sitting.Less pain when standing walking. Pregnant. Causes?
Unlikely Hip: Typical hip pain that stems from arthritis is usually not described as "burning". However, nerve pain, (called neuropathy) is commonly described by patients as burning, tingling, electrical. The location of your pain in the groin is similar to where hip joint pain would be felt, but your description of the pain gives me the sense that this is a nerve. Arthritis also has stiffness involved. ...Read more
Having constant pain with swelling in both legs in the knee area knees locking up and it pains when i get up to walk?
35 yrs old 4 children and have bad knee pain with nerve pain running down both legs especially when sitting down or in bed more pain when i go gym?
Good Examination: Not sure if your pregnancy history has a role in your current pain? There are some pregnancy related back problems. You have symptoms of discogenic pain and sciatica. At this point I would recommend a good history and examination to better diagnosis your problem. Therapy would be a good first step. However, not all therapy is the same; it is very dependent on the diagnosis and examination. ...Read more
Pain lower back, both legs, knees. Hips & bum hurt intermittently when walking. Legs both achey, lower legs hurt when massaged. Hurt when resting to?
Have itching pain both knees . Difficult to sit/ stand up with the pain .When walking a jerking sound occured at knees.Swelling /bulging also in knee?
Knee pain: The combination of pain, clicking, swelling, and impaired mobility of the knees may be caused by arthritis. Soft tissue problems like meniscus (cartilage) deterioration is also possible. See your physician for an exam and appropriate treatment with medication or perhaps injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More support: Probably would benefit from more supportive shoes and inserts. If still persists see podiatrist. ...Read more
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?
Pain and numness in both hips and upper legs, from waist down goes num at times while standing or walking.
Bilateral knee pain only when climbing stairs or sitting to standing since one month, no pain in ankle but mild swelling in ankle and foot. help?
Weakness & pain in left knee. I feel like it buckles inwards when I walk. Generally feeling uneven when walking. Work on my feet all day?
Torn cartilage: The knee has cartilage or what is called the meniscus. When it wears away or tears there is instability and pain. You can use a knee brace from the pharmacy to help strengthen the knee. It also prevents swelling. Oral pain medication like Tylenol or ibuprofen helps with the problem. An Orthopedic specialist may have additional remedies, imaging requests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain/pressure in knee and ankle when i walk or stand. Slight cramoing and pain in foot also whike resting, standing or walking. 28/f. Healthy.?
I would : Entertain the possibility of a mechanical cause such as a flatfoot or hyper pronated foot. Arthritic possibilities must also be considered. Finally, pain in one joint, could be the problem which ultimately causes pressure on the next...So a physical exam in person by a doctor would be a good idea. ...Read more
My hips sway too much while walking (like females)
I drag my legs while walking causing pain
my thighs rub each other while walking causing rashes?
Many causes: This can be caused by a variety of syndromes, including muscle weakness, muscular dystrophy, myopathy, neuropathy, spinal cord injury, brain injury and similar. A neurologist or physiatrist can usually diagnose the problem after a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain outside left ankle only when walking on beach barefoot. Pain radiates up to calf and often goes numb.
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