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Left back side of leg pain also noticed left leg is shorter?

Pelvic Tilt: Only way to know true leg length is x-ray study called scannogram. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction (hypermobility) explains both pain pattern & short leg sign. For more information about this topic see my chronic pain board at quora.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. James Isobe
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Legs Cramping (Definition)

Involuntary contraction of one or more muscle groups in the lower extremities. There are ...Read more


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What ciuld cause this throbbing in my lower left side of my stomach?

What ciuld cause this throbbing in my lower left side of my stomach?

Thaat would be: That would likely be your abdominal aorta. That is normal unless its getting bigger. Usually if you are a smoker especially, you can get an abdominal aortic aneurysm but that happens later in life and must be monitored for. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

What causes pain on left side of abdomen, back pain, cramps and swollen abdomen?

Constipation: Constipation can present with these symptoms but so can several other medical conditions. Would recommend you see your physician for evaluation. Diverticulitis, a potentially serious common colon infection, and colon cancer should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes cramps in my toes?

What causes cramps in my toes?

Muscle fatigue : Muscles cramp when they fatigued. This often happens when your feet are not properly supported, causing them to be overworked. Switching to properly supportive shoe gear should help. If not, see a podiatrist to discuss custom biomechanical orthotics. Also, stay well-hydrated and consider electrolyte replacement if you are exercising. ...Read more

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Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.

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Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.

Pinched nerve: Your symptoms, in particular the left leg numbness/tingling/pain/weakness, strongly suggest a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine. If your symptoms are progressively worsening, you may even need surgery. See a physician for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause a throbbing pain on my lower left side of my abdomen?

What can cause a throbbing pain on my lower left side of my abdomen?

Many possibilities: Common Causes of Left Lower Quadrant abdominal pain include: Cystitis, prostatitis, Pelvic inflammatory disease, constipation, Rectal abscesses, bowel obstruction, urinary tract infections, ovarian cysts in women, and pregnancy. If the pain persists for more than a couple of days, or if it becomes severe, see Your PCP. ...Read more

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What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

See your physician: Hip and lower leg pain can have many causes, ranging from minor to serious. See your physician for an evaluation to find the specific cause that is affecting you so that you can get proper treatment for it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of left forarm cramp like a leg cramp?

What is the cause of left forarm cramp like a leg cramp?

If it is localized: to left forearm, it is probably something that affects only the area. Circulation problems and nerve problems come to mind. Also, it could be angina, referred pain from your heart. Consult with your doctor to investigate these possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side of my chest and back?

What causes pain in left side of my chest and back?

Many causes!: Most worrisome would be heart issues, followed by pleurisy and other lung problems. It also could be a rib issue, or a muscle issue. See your doc asap! ...Read more

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What causes pain on left lower side of stomach?

What causes pain on left lower side of stomach?

Depends: Hello. Am assuming that you are referring to lower left abdominal pain (vice stomach pain). There are many possible causes but it is important to be assessed for diverticular disease. Chronic pain or change in bowel habitus should be medically evaluated. Severe abdominal pain is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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What is the cause of cramp and dull pain from my left buttocks down to my feet always?

What is the cause of cramp and dull pain from my left buttocks down to my feet always?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for the pattern of pain you're describing. A careful history and thorough physical exam would be helpful in determining the cause. I would suggest you see your doc about this. The possible causes could be muscular (a fascial distortion or a pulled/strained muscle), neurological (a slipped disc in the low back, sciatica) or some combination of the two. ...Read more

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Why would my years of foot pain now cause shooting pains up the front of my legs?

Why would my years of foot pain now cause shooting pains up the front of my legs?

Neuropathy: If you have years of foot pain then develop numbness in legs. You may need to be worked up for Peripheral Neuropathy. I see it in my office daily and it's very common. See your doctor. Also, keep in mind it can be other things too. Peripheral Neuropathy usually starts in the toes and works its way up the legs. ...Read more

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Had blood clot in right leg on blood thinner, tonite had sharpe pain top of right hip and lower right side of tummy. What could b the cause of pain?

DId it go away?: If the pain went away within an hour or so, it's unlikely to be anything serious. If the pain persists, or gets worse, then it could be abnormal bleeding within your abdominal wall, or within your abdominal cavity. These would be reasons to seek prompt medical attention, in case your blood thinner medication needs to be adjusted. ...Read more

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What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus - this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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My left foot went numb. Only half of my left foot. The left side of my left foot. What could cause this?

My left foot went numb. Only half of my left foot. The left side of my left foot. What could cause this?

Numbness: numbness is most commonly caused by a nerve entrapment of inflammatory issue. Get an evaluation for your numbness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes lower left side of stomach pain?

Lots of things...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my right leg and my calves to swell?

What could cause pain in my right leg and my calves to swell?

A DVT: A deep vein thrombosis could cause this type of pain and could be dangerous. I would call for help from family or friends and have them help you to get to a medical center for evaluation (without moving that leg much) for evaluations asap. ...Read more