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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.

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.

Tendon or vein: In that area, either the peroneus brevis or longus tendon can be inflamed or damaged and can cause such findings. Even though you state it is not the vein, a venous ultrasound Doppler is needed to rule out phlebitis or a venous blood clot.

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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?

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.

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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?

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.

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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.?

You may have more: Than one problem. The differential diagnosis includes: plantar fascitiis, tarsal tunnel syndrome, Achilles tendonitis, radiculopathy of lower back. I would recommed you see a doctor for follow up with an in person exam.

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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?

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:.

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My husband has diabetic neuropithy and lower leg on both legs are purple what do I do?

My husband has diabetic neuropithy and lower leg on both legs are purple what do I do?

Many possibilities.: Some causes of discoloration of the skin include trauma, infection, circulatory disease, and medication side effects. Have it evaluated by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis.

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Lower leg under calf hurts when sitting or layng down not when walking no redness or swelling been going on for 4 days now?

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.

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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?

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?

Injury: Without a photo this sounds like a severe calf compression injury with rupture of veins and bleeding into the surrounding tissues. I suggest examination by your physician.

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Having alot of pain in my legs pelvic and lower back in the last 5 or so years, now have small bb like things in lower leg. What could cause this??

Ans: Well may have a few issues here. The growths may be calcification a. For both complaints you need exam and perhaps blood work and diagnostic testing bare your doctor

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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.

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.

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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?

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!

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I have a sharp pain in my lower leg (shin)whenever I run after a gap of 3-4 days or longer even though I have really strong legs. How to getrid of it?

Shin splints: You r running for too long. Decrease length of time you run by a third, Don't increase time until you have been without pain for 4-6 weeks