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Causes Of Sharp Pain In Right And Left Calf
Can si joint problem cause pain in calf? sharp pain over left SI joint plus a bit in hip but also have stabbing pain in calf had MRI and spine is fine
SI jnt pain not calf: SI joint pain refers to low back primarily, but can radiate to upper buttock, posterior, lateral,thigh, and occasionally to groin. Calf pain is not related to SI dysfunction. Visit a PMR doctor or orthopedist for an evaluation to determine the cause of your pain, and start a treatment program ...Read more
What could cause a sharp pain at the top of left leg, right at the crease.. It comes and goes and does not last long but it very sharp.
Nerve irritation: Nerve irritation pain is very sharp and the nerve root irritation usually is in the back even though it is felt only in the leg. Other symptoms of nerve irritation are numbness, pins and needles and shooting pains. Muscle problems related to nerve irritation is usually that of stiffness, tightness, aching with muscle tenderness. Please consult with your family dr.. ...Read more
Diagnosed with chylmadia. Just finished meds for pid. Since this morning have sharp pain on left side of groin and goes down thigh of leg. Cause?
Need revaluation: On occasion pid does not resolve as expected and can actually evolve into a tubo-ovarian abscess. I am not saying you have this, only that it is a possible source for your pain. Call your doctor and get re-evaluated very soon, if you are febrile or having incresing pain you may need to go to the er. ...Read more
What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?
Sharp pain in left pelvic area maybe even kidney ...Pain so sharp it travels down my left leg to my knee what could cause this?
Foot can feel very heavy and sore for no reason. Exercise makes it worse till a sharp pain starts in my left lower leg. Stretching can also cause pain?
Tunnel not Chunnel.: Although your symptoms could be linked to several conditions, the one that seems to fit well is a condition known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. A nerve located near the inside of the ankle becomes compressed and with this compression come symptoms that are very similar to yours. You cannot treat this yourself and it unusually gets worse. You need to see a specialist to effectively treat your foot. ...Read more
Hip: You may have a hip problem . I would see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Usually have sciatic nerve pain in right leg/back. Now have it in left leg/back? Burning sharp pain from lower back through thigh, what causes this?
A few thoughts: Any pain that runs down buttock &/or back of thigh is often labeled 'sciatic' pain.Truth is, there are many poss. causes.The sciatic nerve or one of it's branches can be 'pinched' by a herniated disc, stuck vertebra, or piriformis muscle spasm (COMMON in pregnancy).Many other causes such as referred pain from SI ligament injury, too.In pregnancy, ligaments stretch more easily leading to pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have been having sharp pain in my right temple area for a few years now & am now having them in my left temple area as well. I am now having mild leg pain & tingling in both feet. Should i be concerned? Also, my previous doctor did nothing for another h
The : The best way to approach most doctors about new concerns is to set up an appointment to discuss only the new concern, not other chronic problems. This can be done by telling the schedule something like "i need to see dr. Smith for a new problem. The new problem is headache." while waiting for the appointment, it is a good idea to think about the most accurate answers to questions the doctors is likely to ask. These questions include: when did the problem start? What happened around that time that could have caused the problem (injury, illness, medication changes). What does the problem (such as pain) feel like? (for pain, answers could be things like throbbing, sharp, dull, constant, cold, burning, shooting.) where is the problem? What other things do you feel when you have the problem? (for example, numbness, tingling, weakness, nausea, blindess, neck pain, etc.) does the problem happen all at once, or does it start gradually? Does the problem happen all the time, once a day, several times a day, once a week...? Does the problem happen at certain times of the day? How long does the problem last? What makes the problem worse? What makes it better? Most doctors would be able to quickly and efficiently respond to a patient who says: "since i was 14, about 20 years now, I have had headaches that begin gradually, and are either right sided or left sided, and mostly on the front and in the back of my head. The pain feels like throbbing, and it gets severe. When I have the headache, i feel sick to my stomach and sometimes i throw up. Sometimes, even before the pain starts, i get a black spot in my vision. The headaches get worse when I do things like walk on the treadmill. I really just want to lie down in a dark, quiet room with a cold cloth on my forehead. I get these headaches about 4 times a month, and they last for 5 hours or more. Sometimes excedrin helps, but most times the only thing that helps is going to bed." most doctors would be very concerned if a colleague who heard the above story from a patient did not know the exact diagnosis, even before an examination. At the appointment, it is a good idea to politely steer the direction of the appointment in the intended direction. An example could be "hello dr. Smith, i know i usually see you for my diabetes, fibromyalgia, and high blood pressure, but today i wanted to talk only about a new problem." it seems to help most people if they think about going to the doctor in the same way they think about taking their car to the mechanic. ...Read more
Cramp or muscle tear: If you have traveled recently, had pelvis or lower extremity surgery, have a family or personal history of blood clots then that is possible. If just sitting around when occurs, then cramp or ruptured baker's cyst. If during exercise then gastroc (calf muscle) tear. If recent increase of running or walking, then stress fracture but usually does not cause sudden pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having a small sharp pain on the inner side of my left calf. I also get some aching behind my leg at times too. this has been about a week?
Calf pain: if you have abnormal swelling, Left side bigger than the right, and pain it is possible you may have a DVT (deep venous thrombosis). I would go to your PCP and obtain a venous ultrasound to evaluate for a venous blood clot. If this is the case you will need to be on blood thinners for about 3 months. get checked now. ...Read more
Muscle strain: Perhaps you have a tight calf muscle? Or suffered a muscle strain w/o allowing enough time/rest to heal. Check out http://www.runnersworld.com/stretching/how-stretch-your-calf-muscles for cal muscle stretches. If this doesn't help, go see your Family Doc or Sports Medicine expert for evaluation & appropriate treatment. ...Read more
While sitting straighten my back get sharp pain in calf and back of thigh and sometimes in butt on left leg?
You're too tight: This is simply a lack of flexibility in your hamstring and calf muscles. You need to stretch both muscle groups in both legs 3-5 times daily, 1 repetition each side, with stretch held 30-90 seconds. Do this regimen for a month and see the benefits....Then continue it for the rest of your life. ...Read more
I've been getting a pulsating sharp pain in my left calf for the past 3 days. I've tried putting my leg in different positions including elevating ?
US: The big fear with any new or unusual pain in calf is deep vein thrombosis or dvt. That clot is unstable and a tiny piece can break off and go to the lung. Very serious and possibly life threatening! go immediately to pcp as emergency and he or she should get stat venous doppler. If not done that way go to an er. If it is that DX you need immediate blood thinner and likey adm to hospital. ...Read more
I have a lemon sized bruise on my outside left calf. Not sure what I did, very painful, swollen, and sharp pain when standing. Should I be concerned?
Large bruise: Several possibilities. You should have your physician check this out. ...Read more
I started feeling a sudden sharp pain in my left calf for the last 3 days that pulsates and is very sharp and painful no matter how I place my leg it doesn t go away it s seems to be worst at night my calf is not swollen or hard it s not cramping pain but
Get checked out: Sudden onset of leg pain could be many things: a pulled muscle, achilles tendon tear, blood clot (dvt or superficial thrombophlebitis), periostitis, even stress fracture or radiculopathy (pinched nerve). I'd suggest you go to your doctor to help sort through the possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I experience a sharp pain in my lower left leg when i jog between my calf and shin it feels like a pinched nerve and twitches but seems ok if i walk?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on my left calf..Already consulted family doctor, rheumatologist, cardiovascular, orthopaedic but none have found anything?
Evaluated the knee: Has your knee been evaluated as a possible source of the pain? ...Read more
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