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I have pain in my left leg for weeks now and randomly in my chest. I have anxiety so I don't know if it's that or something much major?

I have pain in my left leg for weeks now and randomly in my chest. I have anxiety so I don't know if it's that or something much major?

Severe anxiety can: produce all these, and about 30 other Sx's. First, get a general physical to R/O other causes. If you get a clean bill of (physical) health, next ask for a referral to a mental health pro, specializing in anxiety and depression, or somatic disorders. We have lots of good treatments for these conditions. http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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I have pain in my left leg in groin area, just beside my bladder in left leg. It is always in morning and fades with time. What can it be?

Many possibilities: Left groin pain can have many causes, including muscular or skeletal issues, a hernia, lymph node swelling, bladder issues, and many other possibilities. Because of the many possibilities, and vague symptoms described, it is best to see your doctor so that he or she can examine you to narrow the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left leg. It radiates from my buttocks to behimd my knee it hurts to sit at times but standing makes it better. What could it be?

I have pain in my left leg. It radiates from my buttocks to behimd my knee it hurts to sit at times but standing makes it better. What could it be?

Radiating pain: With your history of low back pain this could be radicular symptoms from a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. It is also possible from a hamstring strain or peripheral sciatic nerve irritation from something like piriformis syndrome. You should follow up with a physician to further delineate your signs and symptoms and discuss possible imaging studies. ...Read more

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I have pain on my left leg?

Need more info: Need more info to be able to give some guidance...age, injury, swelling, duration? ...Read more

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Why do I have pain on my left leg when I have my cycle?

Why do I have pain on my left leg when I have my cycle?

See a Provider: There can be many reasons for this. You may have a retroverteduterus or a fibroid that is pressing against your back or pelvic vessels. You could have varicose veins that are responding to the normal hormonal changes that come with menstruation. In any case, please see a provider and check this out! ...Read more

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I hurt my bak 2 days ago I have pain down my left leg now the pain is radiating to my abdomen. Could this be related? What could it be?

I hurt my bak 2 days ago I have pain down my left leg now the pain is radiating to my abdomen.  Could this be related? What could it be?

Yes: We call it radiculopathy. The nerves in the spine come out and fan out on the same side of the body to innervate parts of the body below it. If it's the lumbar and sacral spine can include the abdomen, the groin and associated areas and can from the sciatic nerve that goes down the leg. This all depends on the level(s) of injury. ...Read more

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When I have pain, it's my left leg i.E. Coming from the gym. Why could one leg & foot always more than the other? I went to podiatrist he said i'm ok

When I have pain,  it's my left leg i.E. Coming from the gym. Why could one leg & foot always more than the other? I went to podiatrist he said i'm ok

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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My blood preassure is 169/99 .I have pain on my left leg and a bothering pain on my chest under the left arm .Previous cath was normal?

My blood preassure is 169/99 .I have pain on my left leg and a bothering pain on my chest under the left arm .Previous cath was normal?

High blood pressure: Your blood pressure is severely elevated. You are not on enough medicine to lower it, being only 50 mg of losartan once a day. It maximum effect is if the dose is taken twice daily speak to your physician (p) to see if you need more medicine to bring your BP down to the 140 range. If you continue to have such elevated bp, you run the risk of a heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. See your p. ...Read more

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I have pain down my left leg from hip to foot and in ny knee and bones why?

I have pain down my left leg from hip to foot and in ny knee and bones why?

? sciatica: If your pain starts from back of hip (buttock)and radiates to the foot, such pain is called sciatica and usually due to pinched nerve in low back. If the pain skips thigh and leg but affects the joints of hip, knee and foot only then it may be arthritis affecting multiple joints. ...Read more

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Why do I have bad pain in my left leg every night at rest ?

Why do I have bad pain in my left leg every night at rest ?

Back or circulation : There are multiple causes for your leg pain. Could be wear and tear from increased activity, circulation problems like a blood clot or even a lumbar disk herniation. There are other reasons as well so speak to your doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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I have shooting pain in my left leg behind knee. What can I do to ease the pain ?

I have shooting pain in my left leg behind knee. What can I do to ease the pain
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See doctor: Shooting pain in the leg is sometimes referred to as sciatica. It may be caused by inflammation of one of the spinal nerves. Without treatment, the pain can be quite debilitating. There are many possible treatment options including medications, pt, and injections. The option I have found to be most helpful is injection of local anesthetic and steroid directly onto the inflamed nerve. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my left leg joint . I take lexotanil and it goes away .?

Muscle relaxant.: As a benzodiazepine, lexotanil can act as a muscle relaxing medication. If you experience pain relief when you take lexotanil then some component of your leg pain must be due to muscle cramping or spasm. You can use this information to help guide additional treatment. Target the muscles surrounding the affected joint, balance the strength and flexibility across the joint and see if this helps. ...Read more

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I have spreading pain in my left leg & a blister on my left heel that i got Saturday and did not take care of. Can i wait until tomorrow to go in?

I have spreading pain in my left leg & a blister on my left heel that i got Saturday and did not take care of. Can i wait until tomorrow to go in?

Not a good idea: Without seeing you not sure if the leg pain is from infection and you may need to be on antibiotic, do yourself a favor and have it looked at sooner than latter. ...Read more