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What is wrong when a knee pops and looks deformed with a lot of swelling and pain? My knee has been very instable. I can't seem to put the leg down.

What is wrong when a knee pops and looks deformed with a lot of swelling and pain? My knee has been very instable. I can't seem to put the leg down.

Knee pain & unstable: Have you injured the knee recently? May have damaged internal &/or external ligaments as well as cartilage (meniscus). See fp or orthopedic specialist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Positive Ana, low ck, high inflammation markers with extreme leg pain but no other abnormalities. Please help me look in the right direction. ?

Positive Ana, low ck, high inflammation markers with extreme leg pain but no other abnormalities. Please help me look in the right direction. ?

Insufficient info: First I wish you relief, but given the above, you need to start with your own doctor, which you probably had, as you have some lab results, or go to the ER to rule out some serious conditions as venous thrombosis, ischemia or any vascular problem, then look for the other conditions that cause this picture, physical exam and thorough history are needed, good luck ...Read more

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Does masturbution make your penis deformed and soft and does it lead to backpain and pain in the legs?

No: Masturbation does not lead to any penile deformity. Unless there is trauma or strong external forces on the penis, masturbation is going to cause penile deformity, scrotal pain, or pain in the legs. If these symptomsare occuring, an evaluation is neccessary to find the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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What could be the problem? Should i take him to the doctors or wait a day and see if it goes away? My 3 year old woke up with pain in his upper leg and groin area there is no swelling or discoloration and i can't feel any abnormalities it hurt him if we t

Yes, : Yes, please take him immediately. Leg pain in children can be concerning for an infection, such as infection of his hip joint. Please take him immediately to his doctor, but if his doctor can't see him right away, or he has fever, continued pain, or can't walk on his leg then go to the er. ...Read more

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My right leg below the knee is swollen/inflamed, lacks hair, and has thicker skin. MRI showed no edema or any other abnormalities. Possibilities?

My right leg below the knee is swollen/inflamed, lacks hair, and has thicker skin. MRI showed no edema or any other abnormalities. Possibilities?

Artery blocked: I am assuming you have already been checked for a blood clot. If not this should be done first. The lack of hair and swelling sound like a vascular problem. You should have arterial Doppler or brachial index performed. This is a problem which can be related to polycythemia. The next step is neurologic testing. If you have lost hair in both legs there are endocrine causes ...Read more

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Dx'd with sfn by sweat test which just showed abnormalities in my feet and toes . Skin bx was normal although pain is in legs , face& hands . Confused!

Dx'd with sfn by sweat test which just showed abnormalities in my feet and toes . Skin bx was normal although pain is in legs , face& hands . Confused!

Not sure : What sfn is short for , but the test you speak of is qsart - quantitative sudomotor axonal response time . Speak to the physician who ran the test for more interpretation . Good luck. ...Read more