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Causes Of Severe Pain In Right Calf
Check labs and shoes: Make sure to check serum electrolytes , particularly potassium. Dehydration is a common cause, so check urine color, it should be light yellow. Gait can cause unusual strain on these muscles, so check your shoes for uneven wear. If needed , see a podiatrist for shoe orthotic correction.Venous thrombosis, or clots, are unusual in both legs, but look for redness , or swelling of the legs. ...Read more
Near instant severe pain left calf when walking, gone instantly @rest, no known injury, no clot, no PAD, walk 15k steps daily, on ACEi 20days,
Yes: It is not common for metformin to cause muscle pain but it is a reported side effect of the medication. It would be unusual for it to cause muscle pain in just one group of muscles. Usually when a medication causes muscle pain it occurs in all muscles all over the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have severe pain on upper calf and knee when i stand and walk. There is no swelling or heat and I have not injured my leg - what could the cause be?
Calf pain : One sided severe calf pain and referred knee pain in the absence of an injury present while walking suggests presence an intermittent claudication from arterial insufficiency i.e. Plaque, clot, pad). Unexplained calf pain presenting in this fashion may also be do deep vein thrombosis (venous clot), but less likely to subside at rest. Both can be very serious and should be evaluated. ...Read more
I am hypertensive and have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids,I feel severe pain in my legs and experience frequent calf muscle pulls........is that caused by the fibroids?
Probably: if the fibroids are large enough, but not necessarily ...Read more
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
See your PCP: I can appreciate your concern about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the best answer to your problem. See your PCP for examination, x-rays and treatment options. Take good care. ...Read more
Strain or sprain: It can be due to sudden stretching of leg or a abnormal movement during a work or walking or running. It can aslo be due hip joint refereed pain, other possibility can be refereed pain due stone in kidney. Being female can be related to GYN issues as well So your doctor for a detail exam ...Read more
What causes severe pain in the whole leg but without swelling.?I feel horrible pain especially at night.I feel both legs heavy but the left is painful
What can cause sudden severe pain in the upper leg that spreads to the lower back, can barely walk,lasts up to 4 hours and happens 1-3 times a month?
Sciatica: very likely, usually secondary to an extruded disc ...Read more
Urg:severe pain in my spine now shoots down my left leg I have not gone 2 my doc becuz they attribute my pain to my overweight.Poss.Cause? Pain is 10
Possible Strain: You might have a back strain or possibly a disc herniation causing a sciatica or radiculopathy. However if you're severely overweight the doctor may have concerns that there could be recurrence of the disc herniation. It would behoove you to consider weight loss prior to undergoing surgical intervention.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7y/o boy severe pain in 1thigh, can't bear weight w/o severe pain. No injury, no bruising. Area not tender. Can't lift leg w/o pain. Causes?
Severe leg pain & edema this summer with no known cause. Asthmatic. Now experiencing severe pain in legs & feet when hiking, walking distances. Cause?
Circulation?: If you have severe pain that limits your ability to walk and improves when you rest you need to have the arteries and pulses in your legs checked. If that turns out to be normal it may be a problem coming from your spine and that is what I would check next. ...Read more
Can hyper anxioty disorder cause severe pain, making it feel like other problems are there.Like back pain, leg restlessness, and muscle pain?
Yes: Anxiety can absolutely increase the body's sensitivity to pain. When you mention leg restlessness, there is something called restless leg syndrome which you should ask your doctor about. In addition, it's also possible that some of your symptoms can be caused by a medication side effect. Most importantly, speak to your doctor to sort this through. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be cause of sudden hip bone pain?The outer side bone 90° from where thigh-groin connect. Severe pain w.bent leg, standing & esp. rest. 27f
Trochanteric bursa: If the pain is on the outer bony prominence of the hip, it may be from underlying trochanteric bursitis, an inflammation of the bursa overlying the lateral edge of the femur. NSAIDs, ice, rest, stretching, Physical therapy may help. a thorough orthopaedic examination and likely X-rays will help formulate your definitive diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
I keep waking up or being woken up by severe pain in my right hip joint. Sometimes, like today it lasts all morning. And causes acute pain when I try to use my right leg.
Sorry for your pain: Try lying flat on your back either on the floor or in bed. Bring your right knee up to about 90 degrees - like you are going to pull it to your chest but not so far. Slowly and gently, rotate your right knee towards the left. If it reproduces your pain, it could in fact be coming from the ball and socket hip joint. You really need to see your doc and get an xray of the right hip. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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