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Diagnosed with a bakers cyst. Advised to rest & elevate leg, swelling and pain still no better. Now my ankle is also swollen. Blood test ruled dvt.
Is restless leg inherited? Legs feet and hips ache dull hurt throbs all evenin and night : (no help from aleve (naproxen), muscle rub, elevate legs. Help!
Your: Description does not sound like restless legs. I would ask if your taking any eds and which? What other med issues do you have? ...Read more
In the prone position, there is resistance over the posterior part of the ankle when trying to elevate the leg. What does this mean?
You may want to get evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon.
www. Orthodoc. Aaos. Org/footankle. ...Read more
Higher and Higher.: Traumatized tissue reacts by what is called inflammation. The damaged area begins to swell, effectively immobilizing the damaged tissues, facilitating repair. Swelling, in effect, is natures cast. Elevation will decrease the natural benefit of swelling. Therefore, the swelling is now replaced by means of a splint, cast or immobilizing dressing. Applying ice works in a similar fashion. ...Read more
Yes: Not a bad idea-- will help with some swelling. Just prop up on a pillow or 2. ...Read more
My knee feels very tight and strange. It doesn't hurt, but when I sit of elevate my leg I get this weird stiff feeling. Should I get it looked at?
See below: If your knee is stiffening without any relevant preceding activity, locking, causing an abnormal gait, or painful, see your doc for an evaluation. This is usually the safest thing to do. ...Read more
I am feeling extreme discomfort in my upper thighs my only way of relief is to elevate my legs I feel that is the only way blood can flow through legs?
I'm having swelling and an icy hot burning feeling in both ankles, but with no pain. It's happening all day and night even when I elevate my legs.
Seek further eval:
Sorry to hear you have been suffering from these symptoms. These problems can be difficult to sort through and require a more detailed interview and examination to look for any signs of skin changes or vascular abnormalities. I'd recommend trying to be seen by your primary care doctor as soon as possible. Hope you can get treated soon. ...Read more
Hi. I was wondering if it is normal for a vein to indent or collapse when you elevate your leg. I've been noticing one spot on the inside of my thigh.
Not really normal:
When vein are enlarged and varicose they often
engorge with blood that drains when the legs are elevated. This is common but not really normal. I would recommend you get it checked out by a vein specialist. ...Read more
I have osteioartheritis in both my knees and was experience leg pain I found that if I elevate my legs at night it helps the pain what can cause this?
I think I have a blood clot, I'm going to the hospital soon, I was wondering if I should elevate that leg until then, thanks?
Is it true that if your trying to get pregnant that after intercourse you should elevate your legs?
If you have to stay still for a long time - is it best to elevate your legs -use chair postion or lie down horizontal to prevent blood clots?
Yes: Support stckings also help. Continue aspirin.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I have DVT in my right leg, can I over elevate my leg, because I like to elevate my leg since my doc. Don't give me meds for the swelling n pain?
Compression therapy: After a DVT the venous congestion causes post phlebitis syndrome. Typically this is associated with pain and swelling of the leg. You need to have compression therapy for the leg. Pain medication and diuretics will not help. Untreated this will lead to worsening swelling and ulceration of the leg. ...Read more
I have a broken shinbone it hurts to elevate my leg but it's really swollen. My orthopedic said he wanted it elevated but it hurts worse when I do. I'm almost 6 month pregnant so the swelling worries me. Any tips or ideas?
Be checked: If your tibia is broken and it is really swollen and it hurts worse when it is elevated, I would make sure your surgeon is aware. When a leg gets really swollen it can cause a compartment symdrome in which the pressure from the swelling is greater than the pressure of the arterial inflow and in that case the pain and the condition would be worse with elevation. ...Read more
Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?
Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated. That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read more
Can orchitis cause vein like lumps when swollen? It seems to get smaller with the swelling as I elevate my scrotum and legs. Lump at bottom-front&back
Orchitis will give you sever pain in the testis just like when you have infection somewhere else such as on your face or ear lobe. This sounds more like varicocele.
Varicocele is like varicocele is like varicose veins in the legs. It is a bunch of dilated veins around the scrotum. It is usually painless and when you lie down, or elevate the scrotum or you body the veins empty and it gets smaller ...Read more
Leg pain tingling: If you mean elevating your leg, as in bending forward, or while seated, your leg is extended, sometimes more than 90 degrees, then this might be a lumbar nerve problem (compressive radiculopathy). If you mean something else by using word elevated, then it might be a circulatory issue, but that is not likely. ...Read more
Leg edema: A few diseases can cause ipsilateral leg swelling or swelling in one side only. Most likely, it is due to a slow in veinous return from your left leg. Several things can cause this, especially in your age group including a blood clot, venous insufficiency, lymphatic obstruction e.G trauma or tumor... Elevate your leg is good. You can try wearing compressive sock and arrange a doctor visit. ...Read more
No simple answer:
Begin by determining what part of your leg (one leg, right?) is twitching. Most likely will not be all of leg but will be some part of leg. Determine if there is other function disturbance (sensation, weakness). If possible, take video of the twitching to show doctor. Report findings to your doctor.
Possibilities depend on distribution, associated symptoms, other aspects of your health. ...Read more
I know am finding it hard to walk on and when I lift my leg, a sharp pain shoots through it. Help?
It is time for a good exam by a rheumatologist as your symptoms could due to several reasons
it is nothing like a good evaluation followed by focused diagnostic tests prior to treatment. ...Read more
Outer/front thigh painleft leg only when bending over to put on sock or when laying on affected side and lift opposite leg.
Meralgia?: The sensory issues in the outer area of the thigh is often due to nerve irritation in the groin (called meralgia paraesthetica!) Due to increase weight, pregnancy strenuous exercises etc Usually not requiring any treatment beyond medications such as LYRICA Diagnosed with a nerve test (EMG) ...Read more
My knee sometimes when im in a stand still position locks when I try to lift my leg and bend it im 5 months will this go away?
When I try lift my leg and hold it up for a few seconds my hip feels like its locking up. What could this be? I'm not old either.
A dysfunctional sacroiliac joint (sij) manifests like his. Did you hurt your back while pursuing an extreme sport like skateboarding or snowboarding?
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I hav hearitated disc. When I am sitting I cant lift my leg above a certain level that time my leg starting to shaking uncontrollably. .
One leg from knee down swells each day after riding fork lift all day. Has done this for 2 years. Very fit and active. Should I wear a legcompression?
Not a bad idea..: Not sure why you would have leg swelling, but seemingly not painful. Prior injury can damage the vessels/lymphatics and thus cause swelling with prolonged upright position. Did you have any trauma to the leg? Are you on any medication? Norvasc/cardizem/verapamil/lyrica etc. Are common meds causing leg swelling. Compression stockings can help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a metal plate in my left fibula. How much weight can it take prior to giving out. I'm asking because I lift weights and want to work out my leg.
Has fracture healed: If your fracture has healed the capacity of the plate doesn't matter. ...Read more
I have a pain in my lower rt side of back not constant I can only bend about 30° fwd before a sharp can't sit straight or lift right leg w/o pain help?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Needs exam: An examination with sport physician should be able to tell if the problem is from the muscle or from the pelvis or back structures. The answer may be as easy as stretching for your growth period. Get it checked out, so you can stay safe and active. ...Read more
Leg symptom: If you have no swelling, or pain---then it is just a pinched nerve----usually from the lower back----would need more information to give you a better answer ...Read more
My sister fell and now she can't lift her leg but it didn't start like this because after the injury it took a day to do this pain is in thigh help?
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