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How Can I Keep My Hamstring Healthy
Hamstring Strength: Hamstring injuries are notoriously nagging injuries for athletes involved in explosive sports that involve sudden sprinting such as soccer, rugby, track & field, etc. Eccentric strength training of the hamstring has been shown to prevent hamstring pulls in elite soccer players. My recommended exercise to prevent hamstring injury is the eccentric nordic exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Some people just take a long time to clot, and you might have nicked a small vein if you have any that are prominent on your legs. Did you take an Aspirin or Ibuprofen in the previous 24 hours? That could do it too. If this is the only bleeding problem you have, not to worry. If you are having nosebleeds, gum bleeding, or really heavy periods, time to have your blood count and clotting checked. ...Read more
Our daughter (9) has one leg 1/2 in. Longer than the other. Will this cause problems with physical development? Is it a sign of a bigger health issue
Leg length: It is not uncommon to have a slight difference in leg length and should not cause problems in the future. ...Read more
Daughter collected from nursery, had sudden onset of a limp left leg friday 23/11, still there today.She's not complaining and otherwise in good health?
Hair growth: Typically it takes 30 days for hair to regrow 0.5 inches. Hope that helps. ...Read more
How can I stay in shape and healthy when my back and leg hurt at rest, much less walking or running?
Swimming: You do not provide info re diagnosis, but generically, exercising in water removes the stress of gravity, and is usually tolerated far better in pts with similar problems to yours. Not only swimming but water aerobics might help, and a variety of rehab therapists supervise such sessions. Might consider yoga as another direction. ...Read more
Hi am experienced 3 days ago some numbness in my top left leg. The area that is numb is about 10cm by 15cm? I live healthy and gym often
I'm having sever pain in only my left leg followed by dizziness, should I be concerned? I'm 19 in good health this started about 15min ago.
My left leg by my knee is slightly larger than the right. I'm 25 female healthy and try to work out when I can. I'm 5'4 150lb. Should I worry ?
I'm a healthy 20 year old female. My right leg has been hurting feels like growing pains but its only the right leg recently. What could it be?
Any swelling: Do you have any swelling, tenderness over certain parts of your leg. ...Read more
Does someone with health anxiety often perceive symptoms as worse than they are? Ex: slight leg pain may feel severe and make u think u have disease?
I have burning feeling in my upper leg which only last few minutes come and goes all the time, only started about three days ago. I.M in good health?
Leg: There is condition called meralgia paresthetica which involves femoral nerve which is above sciatic nerve from upper lumbar region. Nerves can be impinged or crowded as they exit spinal cord or in this case upper thigh as it exits groin area. May be related to excess use upper front thigh muscles. Nerve irritation can be burning, " numbness" evan itch or other discomforts but nerves follow pattern. ...Read more
20 years old, healthy female, no past injuries. Woke up with extremely achy right leg, like overwelmingly achy almost. The rest a little but not as ba?
Is it red swollen?: Is it red and swollen? Can you walk? Is it numb? If you one of the three, go see your doctor. ...Read more
I keep getting twitches by my left rib cage and in my leg stomach and sometimes my back I have health anxiety and it's scaring me. It's not everyday ?
Random twitches : that do not follow any known anatomical pathway or sequence are highly unlikely to be from a disorder of the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, neuromuscular junction or muscle fibers. What can hurt you - & your fetus, should you become pregnant - is chronic anxiety. Ask your GP for referral to a psychiatrist & a psychologist for proper evaluation, therapy & possible medications. ...Read more
Certainly can: Recurrent blood clots in the legs is certainly not a good thing and each occurrence not only damages the vein but poses the possibility of a pulmonary embolus which is the life threatening problem. The fact that they recur suggests a coagulopathy which should be evaluated urgently by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My leg went numb below the knee for several hours last night. I am 31, no major health problems. Is this a cause for concern?
Certainly not normal: For one leg to go numb below the knee is not normal. Were you sitting or laying in an odd position that could explain why this happened? Do you have lower back problems? If it happens again then I would be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Why does it seem like afterhaving kids make people usually have health probelums such as endometriosis or restless leg syndrome ect?
No: Its not common or it does not increase you chance for having these problems if you have kids. ...Read more
Hi my right hip clicks is very painfull even when i sit and lift my leg it clicks and is very painfull normally fit and healthy 35 female?
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