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Inner thigh pain when walking comes and goes. Makes it feel like my leg is giving way?

Inner thigh pain when walking comes and goes. Makes it feel like my leg is giving way?

Think your back: If you have some impingement at the spine in your lower back, it can cause referred pain. Have it checked out, especially if it makes your walking potentially unsteady. ...Read more

Upper Leg Pain (Definition)

Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more


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Can custom orthodics cause me upper leg and inner thigh pain when standing or walking. Pain for a week so far.

Can custom orthodics cause me upper leg and inner thigh pain when standing or walking. Pain for a week so far.

Yes.: Biomechanical orthotics change how the muscles in your feet and legs function during the gait cycle. For this reason, we instruct our patients to break in a new pair of orthotics over time, so as to not put too much strain on the muscles. Another answer is they might need to be adjusted. Talk to the doctor who prescribed them, who may also give you stretching exercises to do. ...Read more

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I've been having a dull pain when walking in my lower left inner thigh along w reoccurring palpitations and energy loss should I be concerned?

I've been having a dull pain when walking in my lower left inner thigh along w reoccurring palpitations and energy loss should I be concerned?

Yes: Leg pain, heart palpitations, scoliosis, chest pain, shortness of breath, and fatigue in a young female can all be related to #fibromyalgia as well as other problems like underactive thyroid. A general evaluation is needed to sort out all these non-specific symptoms. ...Read more

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This morning I woke up with a pain near my inner thigh near the left knee. What's the chance of it being a blood clot? Pain when walking and knee bent

This morning I woke up with a pain near my inner thigh near the left knee. What's the chance of it being a blood clot? Pain when walking and knee bent

You need an exam: You need to visit your doctor in person to get an exam.
A diagnosis of your pain is not something that doctors can guess at. A physician needs to know the location of the pain. Point at it with one finger and be able to discuss its onset, location, duration, radiation to other sties, alleviating and associated factors. Once your history is known, a physical is performed to diagnose. Good luck. ...Read more

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Loose acl, no swelling with bottom of knee & thigh pain. Pain after short walks and 25% of weight on leg. I walk alot at college. What wil help?

Loose acl, no swelling with bottom of knee & thigh pain. Pain after short walks and 25% of weight on leg. I walk alot at college. What wil help?

Therapy: Physical therapy to strengthen the supporting muscles if the knee as can wearing a brace; if not successful or if you are an active person an ACL reconstruction may be indicated. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your leg buckles in pain when walking up and down the stairs?

What does it mean when your leg buckles in pain when walking up and down the stairs?

Muscle inhibition: Sometimes, when pain is perceived in an area, the body inhibits the muscles in the region to try to avoid activity. Your symptoms could be coming from anywhere- from the knee, hip, ankle, or back. See your primary care doc so they can start the appropriate work up and you to a physiatrist or orthopedist, if necessary. ...Read more

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I been havin pain in right side groin, leg, and rectum, all right side back. Its worst when I sit down. No pain when walking.?

I been havin pain in right side groin, leg, and rectum, all right side back. Its worst when I sit down. No pain when walking.?

Not enough info: In addition to info such as what you were doing before it started, how long it's been going and what makes it better or worse. We would need to do a physical exam to determine if there's tenderness (if so, where), pain with movement of the right hip etc. While most of the info. Can be obtained from a virtual consult, it can't be done in a Q/A format. Sorry. ...Read more

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Bad lower leg pain when walking. How can you tell if it is a nerve or circulation problem?

Bad lower leg pain when walking. How can you tell if it is a nerve or circulation problem?

Time to relief: Most vascular problems cramp with duration of walking and respond over 2-5 minutes to rest. "neurogenic claudication" or pinched nerves from back arthritis come on more slowly, take longer to respond (try sitting) and feel better if you lean on a shopping cart, etc. Nerve pain from disc usually worse with sitting, and better standing up. However, these are not hard rules. Get it looked at! ...Read more

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Can facet arthropaty cause sciatica and walking problem/limpness and pain in the leg/ for months?

Can facet arthropaty cause sciatica and walking problem/limpness and pain in the leg/ for months?

Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. If the arthropathy is great enough you may have sciatica like symptoms as well. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my lower left back and down my left leg when I tilt my head forward. And also a lesser degree of pain when walking.

I have a sharp pain in my lower left back and down my left leg when I tilt my head forward. And also a lesser degree of pain when walking.

Sounds: Like you may have a disc problem (at L4-5 as a guess)
You may be helped by a Chiropractor or by Physical Therapy! Consult first wwith your PCP (Primary Care Provider)
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Ankle pain when walking shoots up leg hard to move my foot up and down and ankle looks normal pain comes and gose?

Ankle pain when walking shoots up leg hard to move my foot up and down and ankle looks normal pain comes and gose?

Start of arthritis: The symptoms you complain of are often caused by arthritis of the ankle. A condition where the cartilage surface of the joint is compromised.

You should see an orthopedic surgeon and get examined and have at least an X-ray done.. ...Read more

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I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.

I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.

As a precaution I: Would recommend a duplex ultrasound to rule out a clot. I would consider the possibility of a side effect of possible cholesterol lowering medication you may be taking. ...Read more

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I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

Possibly....: Possibly scoliosis, or muscle spasms from bad posture. You might want to look into the alexander technique for some great posture exercises. This is especially important for people who work at the computer a lot. See: http://sgoti. Ws/soka1j or google search. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Thigh Pain (Definition)

The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more