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Symptoms ongoing for a year. Chest pain, left arm pain, left calf and thigh pain. Sometimes numbness in hand. No one knows. Been to many drs.

Symptoms ongoing for a year. Chest pain, left arm pain, left calf and thigh pain. Sometimes numbness in hand. No one knows. Been to many drs.

Mystery: Your year long syndrome deserves better than a 2 line description (your part) and wild guessing (our part). A thorough evaluation is necessary. If the UK system allows you to go to a university for a comprehensive evaluation, I would recommend that. ...Read more

Upper Leg Pain (Definition)

Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more


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I am on high blood pressure high colistrol, rls,allergy medicine but stil have calf and thigh pain at night.can you help?

I am on high blood pressure high colistrol, rls,allergy medicine but stil have calf and thigh pain at night.can you help?

See PCP: Based on your age and the medical information you provided I am suspecting few things including peripheral neuropathy and restless leg. You need complete evaluation including physical examination and lab works. Talk to your PCP. ...Read more

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Constant sharp left calf and back thigh pain! Lumbar MRI came back normal! Some of the worst pain I've felt! What could this be?

Constant sharp left calf and back thigh pain! Lumbar MRI came back normal! Some of the worst pain I've felt! What could this be?

Sciatica?: You may have a spasmed L pyriformis muscle that is putting pressure on your L sciatic nerve. See your family doctor or an orthopedic surgeon to get checked out and treated. ...Read more

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Calf feels numb, crampy also twitch in calf and thigh little pain in my calf but almost a pinched feeling not constant went creek wading few days ag?

Calf feels numb, crampy also twitch in calf and thigh little pain in my calf but almost  a pinched feeling  not constant went creek wading few days ag?

Muscle vs Nerve: Could either be a strained muscle or a nerve related problem. The numbness points strongly to an effected nerve that travels into that area. If there is back pain as well consider obtaining a MRI of the ls spine to evaluate further. If not, focus on stretching and physical therapy. ...Read more

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I rad brisk walking for 30min a day is good for health. But i am getting calf muscles and thigh muscles pain. Can i do normal walking for good health?

I rad brisk walking for 30min a day is good for health. But i am getting calf muscles and thigh muscles pain. Can i do normal  walking for good health?

Step it up.Slowly...: You read right. Walking is a good practical form of exercise. To do it right, you might start with a moderate speed for a week or two and slowly pick up the pace. This will allow your muscles, tendons, capsules and ligaments to adjust to the higher level of activity. You might try some stretching before and after your walking routine. ...Read more

Thigh Pain (Definition)

The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more