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I have aching pain in my right lower leg. Only feels relieved with pressure applied to it. I feel it may be circulation related?

I have aching pain in my right lower leg.  Only feels relieved with pressure applied to it.  I feel it may be circulation related?

Aching pain RLE: May be tendon/ muscle , if posterior ( calf) could be baker's cyst , but would also be concerned about clot . Would follow up today with doc/ ER urgent care and get sonogram/ doppler. If toes whitish go to ER ...Read more

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I'm 17 and I masterbated 3 times today and my right teste is sore when j put pressure on it and when it hits against my leg is that normal?

I'm 17 and I masterbated 3 times today and my right teste is sore when j put pressure on it and when it hits against my leg is that normal?

See below: Like many things in life, too little or too much of one thing may have undesirable consequences. Discomfort in the testicle (aka orchalgia) in a young man is often related to either too frequent (overuse) or too infrequent ejaculation (underuse). Usually, rest/reduction of masturbation frequency and OTC ibuprofen, naproxen, or acetaminophen helpful. Persistent pain or swelling deserves evaluation ...Read more

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Fell down on her side and difficulty walking on one side. Can lift her leg but can't put pressure on it. Groin is sore area, no where else. ?

Fell down on her side and difficulty walking on one side.  Can lift her leg but can't put pressure on it.  Groin is sore area, no where else.
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Be seen: Your description is highly concerning for a broken hip or pelvis. I would be seen immediately for an exam and xray. ...Read more

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5 days with lower sore leg a ball got smacked at it I can put pressure on my leg but instantly I feel pain up my leg even when moving ankle towards me?

5 days with lower sore leg a ball got smacked at it I can put pressure on my leg but instantly I feel pain up my leg even when moving ankle towards me?

Sports impact injury: Such a impact injury from a ball can cause a hematoma(deep bruise with bleeding trapped in tissue) or can bruise a nerve or tendon or even cause a fracture. ...Read more

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I fell on some trees 6 years ago and my leg was really sore and my leg was bruised for a few years after and it's numb if touched lightly and when theres pressure on it it hurts?

I fell on some trees 6 years ago and my leg was really sore and my leg was bruised for a few years after and it's numb if touched lightly and when theres pressure on it it hurts?

Understandable: It seems understandable if your leg was injured enough to cause a significant bone contusion and damage to peripheral nerves in the injured area,that this region of the leg would have lifelong sensitivity to pressure and some loss of sensation to light touch. ...Read more

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Swelling just under.ankles both feet. Causing aching and pressure on both lower legs and feet x?

Swelling just under.ankles both feet. Causing aching and pressure on both lower legs and feet x?

TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a systemic problem. Possibilities include: lymphedema, arthritis which can be osteo, rheumatoid, gouty attack, other accompanying signs/symptoms, etc. , pregnancy, infection, blood clot,medication, heart -liver - kidney problems. All need medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Last yr I began having LLQ pressure. It has progressed into pinching pain and aching down through my leg. XRAY & CT negative.

Last yr I began having LLQ pressure. It has progressed into pinching pain and aching down through my leg. XRAY & CT negative.

Surgeon: I recommend that you have an evaluation by an abdominal surgeon who would check for possible hernia or left colon or pelvic causes for your discomfort. Sometimes these types of problems Don't show up on imaging studies. ...Read more

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Symptoms= burning/numbness in left leg, pressure on forehead, body aches and pains, scary jolts while drifting off to sleep, panic attacks, no sleep?

Symptoms= burning/numbness in left leg, pressure on forehead, body aches and pains, scary jolts while drifting off to sleep, panic attacks, no sleep?

Fibromyalgia : Sciatica, sleeplessness, "panic attacks, body aches" & frontal headaches, absent feverishness, suggest fibromyalgia. General physical exam & blood tests needed to rule out other causes. In young males a unifying cause for this symptom constellation is often biomechanical injury (extreme sports?) on a background of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS). Mitral valve prolapse & sciatica common in JHS. ...Read more

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Trouble sleeping, weakness, tired all the time, leg aches, no energy, weight gain, and low blood pressure. I've had symptoms for months. What ?

Trouble sleeping, weakness, tired all the time, leg aches, no energy, weight gain, and low blood pressure. I've had symptoms for months. What ?

Symptoms: Several possibilities from physiological to psychological . First need complete workup by your primary care physician to rule out physical causes. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

I'm worried about a stiff neck and jaw pain in my face and arms and legs head aches pain down my nose and pressure in ears?

TMD?: Those symptoms may indicate a tmj/craniomandibluar disorder, or cmd. A bad bite, or malocclusion, can cause all of these issues. Neuromuscular evaluation and treatment may help you. ...Read more

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Feeling an uncomfortable pressure in my left lower leg (the calf area) as well as an ache in my hip area on the left side as well. Is this urgent?

Feeling an uncomfortable pressure in my left lower leg (the calf area) as well as an ache in my hip area on the left side as well.
Is this urgent?

Ache: It could be a blood clot. I would visit your doctor ASAP. Or it could be from your back. Definitely need to be looked at your tell where to go from here. ...Read more

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Pressure in lower back no fall or injury. Legs feel weak and some numbness. Constant ache or tight feeling in legs. What could this be?

Pressure in lower back no fall or injury. Legs feel weak and some numbness. Constant ache or tight feeling in legs. What could this be?

Please see your Dr.: In the absence of a temporally related injury, your symptoms are considered red flag signs, meaning they could be due to a more worrisome medical condition. Your doctor will get more info from you, examine you, likely order x-rays/ct/mri and may even have you see another specialist if need be. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why would my legs sometimes ache immediately when using a saline enema for consitpation? I do not have high blood pressure?

Why would my legs sometimes ache immediately when using a saline enema for consitpation? I do not have high blood pressure?

See below: How often do you use enemas or laxatives for constipation? Too frequent use can lower potassium levels, which can cause leg cramps. Magnesium may similarly be lost & cause cramps. Increasing dietary fiber (& using fiber supplements) with plenty of fluids should keep bms regular. For potassium, eat bananas, kiwi, strawberries; for both minerals: cilantro, beans, sun-dried tomatoes, nuts, etc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing leg swelling, ear ache (severity: moderate) (quality: sensation of pressure or fullness) , leg pain, missed or late menstrual pe...

I am experiencing  leg swelling, ear ache (severity: moderate) (quality: sensation of pressure or fullness) , leg pain, missed or late menstrual pe...

Consult a doctor: You have more symptoms than can fit on our question line or that can be addressed in this format. Please consult a Healthtap doctor via Virtual Consult to discuss your concerns and suggest treatment. ...Read more

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Headache neck ache pain in jaw pressure in forhead numbness in face spaced out feel wired brain tumor or brain abcess vertigo legs feel heavy?

Headache neck ache pain in jaw pressure in forhead numbness in face spaced out feel wired brain tumor or brain abcess vertigo legs feel heavy?

Headache: Don't understand your question completely or what you are asking. What you are describing appears to be a mixed tension/migraine headache. If you are concerned about tumor or infection, best to check with your doctor or referral to a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My right ankle is sore on the right side and if i move it or put pressure on it, it hurts. Its been swollen for six days now. What should i do?

My right ankle is sore on the right side and if i move it or put pressure on it, it hurts. Its been swollen for six days now. What should i do?

See your Dr.: considering it is 6 days, Dr. may want to do X-ray/ MRI to evaluate for Bone/soft tissue including ligamental injury, after a thorough examination and history. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my left knee is sore afterwards, and it really hurts to put pressure on it. what do you think is wrong and what should I do?

What do you suggest if my left knee is sore afterwards, and it really hurts to put pressure on it. what do you think is wrong and what should I do?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments and exercise therapies available. ...Read more

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What could cause really sore knees at night with weird pain kind of like pressure on the knee and feel like need 2 stretch it also pin and needle?

What could cause really sore knees at night with weird  pain  kind of like pressure on the knee and feel like need 2 stretch it also pin and needle?

See below: Without knowing your activities, one can't give a good answer. Work or exercise straining the quadriceps muscles can do this. Diseases of the patella are much less likely, but can also do this. Look over your activities - if there is one that might be a cause, stop it for two weeks and see if the symptoms are relieved. If not, see your physician for an evaluation ...Read more

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What can I do about pressure sore on my heel?

What can I do about pressure sore on my heel?

Heel sore: A pressure injury is due to pressure. The first step in healing is to keep pressure off of the heel. A clinician will help you analyze why there is pressure on the heel and suggest ways to offload that pressure using cushions, pillows, special foot gear such as pressure relieving foot ankle orthotics (prafo). ...Read more