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Got a dull pain in my lower left leg that has been there for about a week. Pain comes and goes independent of rest. Should i worry?

Got a dull pain in my lower left leg that has been there for about a week. Pain comes and goes independent of rest. Should i worry?

Depends: Assuming it is mild and responds to simple pain medicines and you can walk on it, then it is safe to observe for a time to see if it gets better. However if these are not true, it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why does my lower left leg and foot throb with a dull pain?

Why does my lower left leg and foot throb with a dull pain?

Many possibilities: The most common causes are poor blood flow to the limb and a nerve problem (either at the nerve root or along the course as it passes down the leg). The distribution of the pain, as well as the factors that make it better or worse, can help to narrow down the possibilities and guide proper treatment. ...Read more

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When sitting down I sometimes get a dull pain in my left leg/thigh. Should I worry?

No: If its not all the time and not getting worse, you can ignore for a little while. Try some stretches, ride a bike or swim if possible. If it gets worse or no better, go see doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of dull pain on outside of hip and down left leg?

What could be the cause of dull pain on outside of hip and down left leg?

Some possibilities: This most commonly would be from 'ilio-tibial band syndrome' or hip greater trochanter bursitis. A good ortho or rehab doc should be able to sort this out, and treat you. James dillard, md. ...Read more

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I hv a sharp aching pain traveling from my left lower back, and down my left leg?

I hv a sharp  aching pain traveling from my left lower back, and down my left leg?

Sciatica?: It may be related to a degenerative disc problem, but better history needed Have it checked by a neurologist! ...Read more

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I have a dull pain and cramp on my left leg from the thigh to my feet.?

See your doctor.: Without the benefit of an exam it is impossible to say. Could be a pulled muscle, inflamed or pinched nerve, painful varicose vein or a more serious condition such as a blood clot. If worse with walking could be peripheral arterial disease involving a blocked artery. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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I have pain in left leg at hip when i try to llift it and I am now getting some dull pain in my groin?

Muscular vs joint: The pain could be a muscular injury which may take 4-6 weeks to resolve. But you may be getting early osteoarthritic changes in the hip which usually is described as groin stiffness or pain. You need to get examined and xrayed. ...Read more

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My mothers lower half of her left leg is aching, and she doesn't know why or what it could mean.. Any help? Please..

Many things: Many things can cause leg pain including back problems, leg arthritis, circulation problems, vein problems, increased activity, trauma. She should see her primary doctor first, since that person knows of any ongoing medical issues that could be a cause. She or he can also examine your mother for some of these & other problems. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain in the very top of your left leg and groin area. Kind of an dull aching throbbing pain?

What could be causing pain in the very top of your left leg and groin area.  Kind of an dull aching throbbing pain?

U have : Nerves, arteries , veins, and lymph nodes as well as other structures in the groin area.C ur doc to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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Im having dull pain in left arm and the back of left leg also i can get this pain that comes on in my left side of chest what could it be?

Im having dull pain in left arm and the back of left leg also i can get this pain that comes on in my left side of chest what could it be?

Arm and leg: Sorry to hear about this. You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible. She/he will take your medical history, examine you, and then order some labs and possibly an xray. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more