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Why do my legs ache when i'm tired?

Why do my legs ache when i'm tired?

Could be anything: Sciatica, muscle fatigue, compartment syndrome, varicose veins, peripheral vascular disease, etc. Suggest seeing your doctor to get proper evaluation to determine why you hurt. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Why do my legs ache during menstration?

Why do my legs ache during menstration?

Normal: This is among the plethora of potential menstrual symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a bad cold and my legs ache why?

I have a bad cold and my legs ache why?

Myositis: A "cold" is a viral systemic infection and causes symptoms throughout the entire body. You may have myositis or inflammation in the muscles causing your synptoms. If this persists, consult with your family physician. ...Read more

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The statin drugs make my legs ache...Why?

The statin drugs make my legs ache...Why?

It's probably geneti: Aching muscles occur in less than 10% of patients on statin drugs. This usually resolves after discontinuation of the drug. Some statins may be more likely than others to cause muscle symptoms. Long term muscle damage is rare. Patients with abnormal kidney function and the elderly may be more susceptible. A change of drug to intermittent use may improve symptoms. Talk to your prescribing md. ...Read more

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I'm 70 years old & my legs ache when I sit down?

Pain with sitting: 45 or 70? Sitting increases the pressure on the spine,if disc disease may experience increased discomfort. Driving in particular can worsen it because there is vibration when driving .If elevated BMI can be compression of nerves(meralgia paresthetica).Should not sit more then 1/2-1 hour hour at a time, then get up even for 1-2 minutes.Consider ovarian.Discuss. f/u w/ doc consider yoga,pilates ...Read more

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What should I do if my lower back and legs ache really badly?

What should I do if my lower back and legs ache really badly?

Let me try to help: There must a reason for that, do not ignore it , listen to your body and go and check it out. ...Read more

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I have severe leg ache or leg pain in both legs after a long trip? Who do I see?

I have severe leg ache or leg pain in both legs after a long trip? Who do I see?

Primary care MD: Ask for a venous duplex ultrasound as clinical examination is of no utility to diagnose a dvt, deep venous thrombosis. ...Read more

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Why do my legs ache in the evening and mornings my cholestral medicine has been changed three times and the ache is still there

Why do my legs ache in the evening and mornings my cholestral medicine has been changed three times and the ache is still there

May be no from meds: May be it is not related to your cholesterol meds and there may be another cause for it you need a comrehensive exam and blood test to find the cause meanwhile ask your doctor if it is ok to stop the statins he/she has prescrbed to see if there is any relationship with statins and your leg pains. ...Read more

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My legs ache when I use them to much or not enough, if I bend them eg. Squat, sit on certain chairs, cross my legs. What's wrong with them?

Many reasons: It is normal for the muscles in your legs to ache after excessive use, ie exercise. That is normal response. If you have pain at rest, it may represent delayed onset post-exercise soreness or other sources of myopathies. There are specific diseases that can cause muscle soreness as well as some medications. It is best to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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