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Mild fluid in spot located in upper foot near ankle, help?

Mild fluid in spot located in upper foot near ankle, help?

Ganglion cyst: You may have a ganglion cyst which is a fluid filled cyst that originates from the joint or a tendon. It is filled with synovial fluid from the joint or tendon. This can easily be cured with a needling technique and a steroid injection. See a podiatrist for this issue. ...Read more

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Pain in lower thigh above knee?

Pain in lower thigh above knee?

Muscle strain: Possibilities include muscle strain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem. If there's redness and swelling, be tested for a deep clot on your veins. If there's pain with activity, there could be circulation problem. Suggest to your dr a arterial and venous us of your lower extremities. Quit smoking if you do. Take care! ...Read more

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Can pain in lower left back just above hip cause discomfort down leg in thigh and calf?

Can pain in lower left back just above hip cause discomfort down leg in thigh and calf?

Some thoughts.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, some structures that are in all those places would have concurrent pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/back%20pain.html LUMBAR DISK/sciatica runs along the path of the sciatic nerve. a series of irritated muscles can be in a wide area of the back. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and right front thigh pain....stabbing in the thigh.

I have lower back pain and right front thigh pain....stabbing in the thigh.

LowBackPain/Sciatica: Low back pain needs to be evaluated by your doctor.It is coming from your Lumbar Spine.and seems like you have Sciatica Consult your Doctor as you may need pain medicine,muscle relaxant and may be Physical Therapy ...Read more

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Pinching feeling right where my calf and ankle meet in the back of my lower leg? Sometimes foot cramps as well, pain in knee and thigh.

Pinching feeling right where my calf and ankle meet in the back of my lower leg?  Sometimes foot cramps as well, pain in knee and thigh.

Achilles tendinitis: The Achilles' tendon essentially is like a thick rope that joins your calf muscle to the heel. It can become irritated with overuse (activity > rest), changes in training regimen, or decreased flexibility. The flexibility issue can come from tight calf muscles. AT can also be related to plantar fasciitis, flat feet. Icing, gentle stretching, anti-inflam meds, gel heel cups & inserts can help. ...Read more

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Pain in hip joint right leg, also aching in lower right leg for a week. I am 60, have diabetes. Lower leg aching in front, to outside of shin bone.?

Pain in hip joint right leg, also aching in lower right leg for a week. I am 60, have diabetes. Lower leg aching in front, to outside of shin bone.?

Sciatica?: You may be suffering from sciatica, that is, leg pain from a lumbar spine problem. Other diagnostic possibilities include diabetic neuropathy(amyotrophy), or vascular problems. If these symptoms persist or are associated with fever, weight loss, or other symptoms, you should consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Pain in my buttocks, back of my thigh, back of knee, calf to foot?

Symptoms: You are describing may be do to low back, sciatica, or a disc compressing a nerve. You need to be evaluated by your dr. ...Read more

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Pain in lower leg near ankle in muscles on outside and front of lower leg when walking. Esp on hard surfaces (vs. Grass/carpet). How can I reduce pain?

Pain in lower leg near ankle in muscles on outside and front of lower leg when walking. Esp on hard surfaces (vs. Grass/carpet). How can I reduce pain?

Better foot control: May have tendinitis or capsulitis. These are inflammatory problems that are usually secondary to overuse and foot function. Icing daily, antiinflammatories, rest(no weight bearing fitness activity), good shoes and support. Improving foot function with the right shoe and support can help improve problems and reduce the chance of an overuse injury in the future. Have your problem evaluated. Dr l. ...Read more

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I have pain in the upper thigh under right buttock?

Need more detail: Things to consider include hamstring tendonitis, ischial bursitis, sacroilitis, referred pain from the back. A good physical exam and discussion about contributing factors will be important for your physician to help figure this out. Ie was there a specific injury, what positions or activities help or hurt? ...Read more

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Husband's lower back and lateral upper right thigh appear swollen. No pain at either location. Some minor swelling in leg, ankle and feet.

Husband's  lower back and lateral upper right thigh appear swollen. No pain at either location.  Some minor swelling in leg, ankle and feet.

Swelling on one: side of the body especially involving the lower extremity is usually not a good sign. There are many things that can cause such painless swelling, including anasarca, deep venous clot (DVT), fluid retention from kidney, liver or heart disease, or local invasion of lymphatic system causing an obstruction. Go get it checked out by healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Severe sporadic shooting pain in left thigh, wraps down from hip, across anterior thigh into medial thigh just above knee. Possibly a blood clot?

Could be: venous problem, nerve problem, or infection, difficult to tell without more details and examination. You should see your doctor for accurate diagnosis, b/c treatment is different for each of these conditions. ...Read more

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Slight tingling in right leg below knee?

Slight tingling in right leg below knee?

ITB: Iliotibial band syndrome and bursitis are some things that come to my mind. You doctor can do a few orthopedic tests on exam in his/her office to help figure this out. ...Read more

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Pain at the back inner knee and in the upper inner calf and increases in pain when I pull my foot up?

Swollen leg?: Is that leg swollen? Are you on any hormone therapy such as birth control or have you traveled by plane recently? Recent surgery or family history of PE or DVT? The pain is a somewhat vague symptom but if it's coupled with a risk factor and swelling then you should get checked for a DVT. ...Read more

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Pinching in front of thigh to knee?

Pinching in front of thigh to knee?

Nerve : Sounds like a possible nerve issue. I rec an eval from your doc for better perspective. ...Read more

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Pain on left and right side of back lil above the waist. Pain also In lower spine It goes into left leg straight to foot. Cramp in calf Burning pai?

Sciatica: There are multiple potential causes, but among the more common is a "sciatica" which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that then causes pain to run down the leg. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Shifting groin pain, dull ache in testicles near the thigh pit, lower back pain, slightly constipated, help me?

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Shifting groin pain, dull ache in testicles near the thigh pit, lower back pain, slightly constipated, help me?

Here are some...: Clinically, the described regional ache may suggest its association with the disorders of nerves, muscles, or joints around the lower spine. To verify, follow instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you surely gain much insight on how to better handle health-related concerns and work closely with doc so to define most likable underlying cause for Rx & care. ...Read more