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Causes Of Rash Beginning Near Calf Muscles
Arch of foot sore, outside of the calf hurts from knee to ankle with pinching / tingling sensation in middle of calf. Ultrasound normal. Cause be?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Really itchy on the inside part of calves that then causes a rash. Also on the side/back of neck. May be related - dryness around lips.In Costa Rica.
Itchy legs: For itchy areas you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or lotion. It is available over the counter. For the other areas that are not itchy, use eucerin lotion or cream. The skin will get itchy when it is dry. Moisturizing the skin will stop the itching. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Could there be a connection between the muscle twitching throughout my body and the unilateral leg swelling below the knee? Neurological?
Highly doubt it: You basically outlined the answer and its rationale in your question....Bravo....that's an artistic flare. Something focal vs. something generalized and not only that but we're talking about symptoms that little to nothing in common with each other.....twitching or possibly muscle fasciculations vs. swelling or edema. The question is what is the edema or swelling due to? Trauma, infectious dz? ...Read more
Outer thigh pain, numbness, tingling, burning. Tender to touch. Pull in muscle at beginning of year, deep laceration up the thigh when younger.
Nerve pain : This sounds like nerve pain. However because there is tenderness to touch there could be some inflammation or infection going on as well. I would recommend you visit your doctor for a proper examination and possibly X Rays or ultrasound of the Lowry back , hips and thigh ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tight hamstrings cause sciatica without any involvement of the piriformis muscle? (pain in the upper part of my leg after sitting over 3 hours)
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
What would cause intermittent pain in left calf? No redness. Just a small spot at the bottom of the inside of the calf muscle.
Soccer/basketball player, noticed stabbing pain on outside of Achilles near heel. Pain occurs during motion of pointing toe with/without use of muscle?
Achilles tendonitis: Probably a tendonitis of the achilles near its insertion. This is much more common in patients that do a lot of running and jumping as you do. There are also other potential causes and usually an exam will determine the cause. Consider being seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?
Itchying and rash: This sounds like an allergy to something - perhaps you ate something that you have an allergy to. Have you taken a Bendaryl or called or seen a doctor? ...Read more
What causes burning sensation in calves? Also pain can run up into the inner thigh not widespread on thigh...Clear path of pain. For the past few weeks i've had a burning type pain in both of my calves. The pain sometimes runs up into my inner thigh. The
There : There are several possibilities. 1. Vascular pain-this could be arterial, which is from limited flow of blood because of atherosclerosis of the arteries, or narrowing of the arteries. This pain is usually worse with walking. It could also be venous, like a blood clot, but that pain is usually in one leg. 2. It could be nerve pain, such as a neuropathy of the nerves. 3. You could have an electrolyte imbalance, such as potassium. A low potassium can cause muscle pain. 4. It could be myopathy, or muscle pain. Write down all of your symptoms, what makes the pain worse or better, and see your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. If you have worsening pain, swelling, fever, redness, or any new symptoms then you must go to the er. ...Read more
Dx 49F suffer from Chronic itching of upper part unilateral triangle shape of private part , in area which skin attach skin at medial border of thigh?
Biopsy: Since the chronic itching is localized to such as specific area of the body then the first step is to have a doctor visualize the area. After doing an exam they may be able to make a diagnosis. If not then a biopsy of the area can be done to determine what is causing the itching. Then after a diagnosis is made the proper medication can be prescribed to solve the problem. ...Read more
What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?
Tarsal tunnel : Description sounds somewhat like tarsal tunnel syndrome which is an entrapped nerve in the ankle but could also be referred lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in back) or just really bad tendinitis compressing the nerves of the lower leg. Sounds like an exam and some nerve conduction velocities would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intermittent mild sharp pains in leg, from 5 days ago varies between Back of knee (beside the two hard tendons), calf, inside of thigh. Worried of DVT?
Symptoms: there are several possibilities, you need to see a doc to work thru them ...Read more
Pain in palm of hands. Upper arm soreness and sudden short pain in bottom of feet or toes. What can it be? Sudden onset.
Will need more info: We would need more information about associated conditions. Your physicians will evaluate you for neurological causes, vascular causes and articular causes. ...Read more
Does tenderness of the paraspinal muscles near the shoulders indicate a neurological dysfunction?
Pain tingling in calf and pain in arch of foot. Numbness in Achilles. Slight swelling at base of calf muscle in right leg. Any ideas what's wrong?
Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. the pain in the arch could be tednonitis - the posterior tibial tendon - when injured it can cause deep calf soreness and arch pain especially behind the ankle area. 3. tarsal tunnel syndrome I would suggest you see a Podiatrist or Foot & Ankle doctor ...Read more
When I curl the toes in L foot there is pain at top of Achilles tendon/gastroc tendon rght below the calf also feel twitches in calf. Probable causes?
See your doctor: It is difficult to localize the lesion without both understanding the history of the discomfort, nor an examination which can help determine any other associated signs/symptoms. Because of where the muscles and the nerves traverse along the leg, it could be a variety of things. Please consult with your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
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