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Hi, I have a very small lump located near hamstring, it's smaller than a pea. No other symptoms and noticed a couple of days ago. Should I be concerne?

Hi, I have a very small lump located near hamstring, it's smaller than a pea. No other symptoms and noticed a couple of days ago. Should I be concerne?

No: You can watch it for awhile. If you develop fever, it grows and becomes more painful, or if you begin to notice lumps elsewhere; then have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have spinal stenosis and I am having bi lateral hamstring tightness/pain. What levels can contribute to these symptoms?

I have spinal stenosis and I am having bi lateral hamstring tightness/pain. What levels can contribute to these symptoms?

Sciatic nerve-tibial: Lumbar spine stenosis (narrowing) usually affects all structures below the site of spinal cord constriction. The hamstrings are innervated by a branch (ant. Tibial) of the sciatic nerve (l4, l5, s1, s2, (racepinephrine) s3 origin) the word ham originally referred to the fat and muscle behind the knee . String refers to tendons. The 3 muscles of the posterior thigh: semitendinosus, semimembranosus, biceps femoris. ...Read more

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I felt my leg slip a lil wen i was doin half squat..Left leg 2months post hamstring autograft surgery..Wat are the symptoms of graft failing? Pain?

I felt my leg slip a lil wen i was doin half squat..Left leg 2months post hamstring autograft surgery..Wat are the symptoms of graft failing? Pain?

Buckling- giving way: The symptoms of a failed graft are quite similar to the original symptoms after the initial tear. Complaints of knee looseness, buckling and giving way are common. Your knee may swell as well. ...Read more

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Pulled hamstring 5 years ago with no real pain, months after radiating pain in and down leg began so i went to physical therapy for a couple months but gave up after no improvement and have been living with the same symptoms ever since. Recently the pain

Pulled hamstring 5 years ago with no real pain, months after radiating pain in and down leg began so i went to physical therapy for a couple months but gave up after no improvement and have been living with the same symptoms ever since. Recently the pain

PatienceAndPersevere: I just got over a similar problem(well, it sounds similar): a really tight hamstring months after an injury.So,hard to touch toes & made jogging somewhat difficult--not horrible,but annoying.So I began a very slow & deliberate stretching program on my own--just gave it attention over six moths, stretching every day several times a day,gently,gently easing further.There were setbacks but today AOK! ...Read more

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1 weeks post op, is it possible to re-tear meniscus after meniscus repair. If so what signs and symptoms would appear? Pain behind knee and hamstring

Repair or resection?: Of course it is possible to read tarot Manaska's following resection or repair. It rarely occurs without significant trauma. Following surgery often times pressure and pain in the back of the knee can be present in those early weeks. Similar symptoms as you have prior to surgery would be an indication of the persistence of meniscus pathology ...Read more

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What are symptoms of fluid in my leg?

What are symptoms of fluid in my leg?

Usually....: Pain, swelling, tight skin - sometimes shiny, ability to push finger in and leave a dent (or leave a big sock line), increased weight. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bloodclots in the leg, if not visable?

What are symptoms of bloodclots in the leg, if not visable?

DVT: Signs of a blood clot in the leg, or dvt, would include pain, redness and swelling of the extremity. On exam, pain would be reproduced with calf compression and possibly on ankle joint range of motion. If you are concerned, i would recommend evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of bow leg?

What are some of the symptoms of bow leg?

Usually none: Bow leggedness is usually asymptomatic. I cannot recall every having someone complain of any symptoms related to bowed legs. ...Read more

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I have severe leg pain and other symptoms?

See Pain Specialist: You may need this worked up to see why you have such significant pain by your PCP initially and then possibly a pain specialist. Could be sciatica, DVT, compartment syndrome, etc... Hard to say without evaluations. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a siatica symptom on leg to go away after a disc injury on back ? It's going 3 months . Any quick relief suggestions?

How long will it take for  a siatica symptom on leg to go away after a disc injury  on back ? It's going 3 months . Any quick relief suggestions?

Varies: It depends on how long you had sciatica prior to surgery. Those with leg pain for 6 months or longer before surgery have higher risk of some residual leg pain after disc surgery. Some patients after surgery will need medications like Lyrica (pregabalin) or Gabapentin for nerve pain. Repeat MRI study can make sure a new disc herniation has not occurred. A spinal cord stimulator can help longterm also for leg, . ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of arthritis in the leg?

What is the symptoms of arthritis in the leg?

Arthritis @ Joints: Arthritis by definition is a joint process-- there are many variants: one category is degenerative osteoarthritis; the other is inflammatory-- noting these are not exclusive. Common symptoms are pain, swelling, effusion, stiffness and decreased range of motion. See your doctor for a specific diagnosis to plan treatment as "leg pain" may have other causes. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

Fracture: Pain, swelling, loss of motion or stiffness of the joint, deformity, difficulty bearing weight. This can be difficult to differentiate from a severe sprain or contusion without an xray. ...Read more

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