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Hard Calves Lower Leg
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
Leg edema: For single swollen leg, you need to go to er for duplex to rule out deep venous thrombosis( clot). You didn't give your medications. Take full adult Aspirin now till you go to er. Once the DVT is out then see your doctor for further evaluation. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?strain/sprain: See how things go over next 3 or 4 days, as a basic strain in the lower back should resolve rapidly unless re-injured. If persistent, might be of value to see your doctor and possibly get imaging studies. A physical therapist could help turn this around. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: If you haven't already, see a doctor in order to determine if there is a relationship with your symptoms. Having a detailed history and physical exam will be invaluable to determining next steps. ...Read more
Pain lower back, both legs, knees. Hips & bum hurt intermittently when walking. Legs both achey, lower legs hurt when massaged. Hurt when resting to?
Low back pain, aching saddle area, buttocks, thighs, hips and legs also achy. So uncomfortable. Cauda equina?
Leg burning pain below knee into ankle. R leg. I have total knee, hip deterioratio, and feels like sciatica in thigh and butt.
May be sciatica : You can ask your physician to see a rheumatologist or a neurologist ...Read more
What's your question: We need more info regarding your post. Low back pain from high velocity or energy injury & trauma is more worrisome. Numbness, tingling & weakness of a leg is worrisome. So is incontinence & inability to walk normally. Most low back pain from low energy injury will resolve in 6wks. Check out http://www.Choosingwisely.Org/doctor-patient-lists/american-academy-of-family-physicians/ re xrays/imaging. ...Read more
I have l5s1 disc herniation pain left buttock leg calf and foot , difficulty walking and very painful sitting pain is now radiating to left testicle ?
Spine Center: Ron..would strongly suggest that you be evaluated and treated CONSERVATIVELY by a Spine Center if there is one within any reasonable distance form where you live. This would generally be based at a local hospital but cold be a group of doctor in office setting...At the very least see a Physiatrist (NOT Psychiatrist important spelling difference!! Good luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back pain now radiating down my outter thighs to knee. Now tingling hot pains radiating down to my calf, ankle & foot?
Seek your doctor: You may have irritation of some of the nerve roots of the spine or the spine itself(though you'd be young for this). Really consider seeing your primary care doctor better define what's causing your symptoms. This will help you come to a better plan of action(treatment) and get you feeling better sooner. ...Read more
I have calf pain, pain shooting down both legs, hip/bottom/lower back pain. Have varicose veins on left leg & pain mostly that side. Sciatic?
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Numbness down leg and foot (sciatic). Then calf muscle locked up. Main pain in outer calf. Now in inside calf. Can barely walk, goin on 1 1/2 mnth.
Have it checked: Lowe leg tenderness and swelling, particularly when these symptoms are in one leg only, suggests phlebitis or even venous thrombosis. It would be wise to have this checked. In the meantime wrapping the leg in an ace bandage (4 inch) decreased activity and elevate the leg would help. Also one aspirin 3 times a day. Good luck. ...Read more
Feel a hard cord on the lateral side of my lower leg that extends from just slightly above the ankle and into the calf. It is not the small saphenous.
I noticed some hard small bumps on my lower leg this morning near my shin (on one not both legs) and pushed on them kind of as a massage and now my leg feels hot and swollen and I see my veins. What's going on?
What is causing the warm sensation in my lower leg? Regardless of standing, sitting or with legs up on ottoman?
When i straighten my back up i get these sharp pains in back of my thigh and sometimes in calf lower leg hurts as well?
Discogenic Pain: Straightening the back narrows the spinal canal causing pain, need to see your doctor for further evaluation if you have not done so. ...Read more
I have diffuse pain in my legs, sometimes in the thighs, and at other times in my lower leg. Could be right or left. It is not sharp or specific.
Nerve or vascular: Should see medical professional to help decide workup and care plan. ...Read more
After staying off of my leg due to a tear in my calf for two weeks I've been experiencing pins and needle pains random throughout my lower leg. Normal?
See doctor.: I hope you saw a doctor and that you are following the direction that you were given. If you have not seen a doctor yet, it is time to find out exactly what your injury is and the best treatment for it. ...Read more
My Son is experiencing leg pain and lower leg pain. The following also describes him: Calf pain. What should he do?
Pain: Let your pediatrician have a look and give you a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Pain in lower leg right under right calf and the bottom of calf only hurts when I walk a certain way on it when resting no pain at all?
My back locks and I lose strength in my legs, so I slowly collapse. we have been able to pull the lower leg but it does'nt always wok. ambulance trip?
I have a numbness on the bottom of my heels and also lower leg achiness on the back of my calves and almost a soreness to the touch even lower . ?
I was diagnosid with Lyme disease over a month ago now my lower leg hurt and when im walking it feels as if I have weights on my legs they are heavy?
How were you treated: I am not sure what your question is! lyme can cause virtually any symptom, including yours. When you were diagnosed how long did they think you had it?If you had just been bitten i advise 200 mg Doxycycline 2x/day for 30 days but most docs under-treat. If you've had it longer antibiotics are usually not enough to treat chronic lyme.It's important to see a doctor with expertise in lyme.See comment:. ...Read more
I was told by ortho that I have trochenteric bursitis and IT band problems, but would that cause my lower leg calf area to be achy? It’s been a month
Possibly: The calf muscle discomfort may be due to poor mechanics of walking as a consequence of having those 2 conditions. Iliotibial band syndrome, by itself,can also cause discomfort around the knee. Have you had a corticosteroid injection for the hip bursitis? Have you had physical therapy for the IT band syndrome? ...Read more
Lower leg under calf hurts when sitting or layng down not when walking no redness or swelling been going on for 4 days now?
Leg pain: Pain in the leg can have many different causes including disorders affecting the nerve, soft tissue, bones and blood vessels. Pulses need to be checked and evaluated by a physician to start, and if the blood vessels look fine, then can think about musculoskeletal cause and treatment options. ...Read more
At Football practice i recieved an knee just under mine,, just hitting my calf. Since then, my entire lower leg has become blue and itchy.How?
Tight feeling on lower leg on the side from were the calf ends to ankle but from the side hurts when i walk but comes as it please help.
Many factors : It sounds as if you might have achilles bursitis. A bursa acts as a cushion and lubricant between tendons/muscles that slide over bone. The retrocalcaneal bursa is located in the back of the ankle by the heel and forms a cushion between the large achilles tendon which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. There is also a syndrome known as achilles tendinitis. Please see your orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Small red patches under the skin on my legs, the largest is on the back of my right lower leg.But there are smaller patches on both legs.No pain/itch?
Could be: Dry skin or eczema . You have a lot of allergies so eczema would be a definite possibility . Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream but this is very weak and you will probably need a prescription , as it won't work any better than a moisturizer but it's worth a try! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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