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I walk daily for abour 20-25 minutes. Lately my left leg thigh muscles tingling with pain. Disappears for sometime and reappears.?

I walk daily for abour 20-25 minutes.
Lately my left leg thigh muscles tingling with pain.
Disappears for sometime and reappears.?

Traction radiculitis: Based on the info provided you could be irritating the lumbar nerve root which will either cause pain, pins and needles (paresthesias), numbness, and/or weakness. Take a break if possible and see if the symptoms disappear. If not then see your doctor to pursue further diagnostic testing and treatment. Good luck. ...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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Large egg size/shape lump very deep inside my left upper inside leg/thigh. No pain, but feels like i can move it around. Fatty tumor or what? Remove?

Check it out: Most likely fatty tumor or fibrous tumor, less likely possibly femoral hernia. See a general surgeon. Sounds like nothing serious but in general if we can't get a tissue sample, we are not 100% sure of what it is. Don't lose sleep over it but get it checked out. ...Read more

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21yo upper back&shoulder pain, chest pain left&right, left arm pain, leg/thigh pain, jaw& neck pain+ nausea&fatigue. For 1 week, Heart attack? Bmi 29

Probably not : It depends on family history and risk factors whether or not this is cardiac in nature. Being a female makes your risk factors much lower. Furthermore, your symptoms are almost everywhere leading me to believe that this is more viral than anything else. viruses can cause symptoms as described by you. ...Read more

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Hard lump on outter thigh left leg... 2 smaller ones on right outter leg... what could it be?

Hard lump on outter thigh left leg... 2 smaller ones on right outter leg... what could it be?

The good news is: most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more

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What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

Variable: Musculoskeletal at your age. EXERCIZE? Workout? Fall? Herniated disc? NSAIDS, ice, rest if not better in a day be seen! ...Read more

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Walking in store. Suddenly left leg around the thigh area felt heavy and i thought i was going to fall. Now I am home and resting. Feels better now.

Walking in store. Suddenly left leg around the thigh area felt heavy and i thought i was going to fall. Now I am home and resting. Feels better now.

Why?: Blood supply issues, nerve impingement, metabolic problems are all possibilities here. But, if you're at risk of falling and, therefore, injuring yourself further, it's time to seek a proper diagnosis. Even though you feel better, set up an appointment date! ...Read more

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When sitting down I sometimes get a dull pain in my left leg/thigh. Should I worry?

No: If its not all the time and not getting worse, you can ignore for a little while. Try some stretches, ride a bike or swim if possible. If it gets worse or no better, go see doctor. ...Read more

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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