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Recently i have been feeling a cold wet sensation on my right leg about 6 inches below the knee. What could be causing this. ?

Recently i have been feeling a cold wet sensation  on my right leg about 6 inches below  the knee. What could be causing this. ?

But not wet?: If you have the sensation of cold wetness without actually being cold / wet then it could indicate an abnormality with a nerve coming from the spine or a superficial sensory nerve. It is definitely a weird sensation! See your doctor for a check up to make sure your neurological exam is otherwise normal. ...Read more

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Why do i have a cold sensation in my leg? Which kills and its always at nice every so oftern it kills

Why do i have a cold sensation in my leg? Which kills and its always at nice every so oftern it kills

Cold leg: Its difficult to say since you did not share any medical information with us, not even your age. Cold and painful extremities are often suggestive of a vascular compromise. You need a vascular ultrasound study to see if you have obstruction of blood flow. If detected, then a consultation with a vascular surgeon or an interventional radiologist would be the next step. ...Read more

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Odd feeling in right leg, cold sensation and some slight pain. No visible changes. Walking possible. Been this was way a week. What could it be?

Odd feeling in right leg, cold sensation and some slight pain. No visible changes. Walking possible. Been this was way a week. What could it be?

Many things: At your age lumbar disc issues are less likely but you could have some congenital problem now showing up. Also consider neurologic disease such as multiple sclerosis. If you have further symptoms or it gets worse, go see your doctor. You need a physical exam. ...Read more

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What does a sharp pain/ice cold sensation on a leg with chronic venous insufficiency mean, that also gets worse upon touching?

What does a sharp pain/ice cold sensation on a leg with chronic venous insufficiency mean, that also gets worse upon touching?

Depends: Venous disease causes many diffeent symptoms. If you have painful vv with palpation, this likely indicates ongoing inflammation related to too much pressure from valvular incompetence. ...Read more

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