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Why am i experiencing leg pain when sitting on toilet?

Why am i experiencing leg pain when sitting on toilet?

Nerve compression: Although there are several possible causes, if the pain is in the back of the leg (and maybe even down the leg into the foot), it is possible that the sciatic nerveis getting compressed by the toilet seat in the region of your buttock. See your doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


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What does it mean if you have leg pain when sitting on the floor?

What does it mean if you have leg pain when sitting on the floor?

Varies : It really varies a lot and there are a lot of possible causes. It usually indicates that the position you are putting your leg in when you sit is uncomfortable. This can be from an abnormality in your leg or in some cases it can be normal. Don't hesitate to be seen for an exam. ...Read more

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Leg pain when sitting at desk too long- blood clot?

Leg pain when sitting at desk too long- blood clot?

Possible but unlikel: Typically, leg pain when sitting for extended periods of time is due to venous pooling in the limbs, which causes an increase in venous pressure, leading to a wide variety of symptoms, such as aching, heaviness, cramping, fatigue ..Etc it is possible to develop superficial blood clots, known as phlebitis, or less likely the more serious dvt, or deep vein thrombosis. See a dr for us to be sure. ...Read more

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Why do I experience leg pain after sitting for a short time?

Why do I experience leg pain after sitting for a short time?

Many possibilities: Leg pain that is the result of muscular strain, inflammation, or other types of injury is common when beginning use after being immobile. The muscles contract when they are at rest and often need to be stretched when beginning usage. However, many types of sciatica, nerve pain caused by compression within the spine, can also be worse in the seated position. Your doctor can identify the problem. ...Read more

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I only have leg pain when i'm laying down or sitting up what can be the cause of it.

Sciatica: Although your symptoms are nonspecific, sciatica is the most common cause of leg pain. This is usually caused by compression of the sciatic nerve. However there are other causes of positional leg pain. ...Read more

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Intense Leg pain after sitting long time then relieved after exercises or masage. Possible causes?

Intense Leg pain after sitting long time then relieved after exercises or masage. Possible causes?

Leg pain and sitting: One of the worst habits in the US is too much sitting and driving. Puts a lot of strain on our lower backs. Walking and exercise are very helpful so keep it up. Good luck ...Read more

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Back and leg pain after sitting too long?

Back and leg pain after sitting too long?

Radiculopathy: There is pressure on a nerve root near the bottom of the lumbar spine causing the buttock and leg pain. ...Read more

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What causes leg pain after prolonged sitting?

What causes leg pain after prolonged sitting?

Lots of causes: Depending on which part of your leg hurts, and what position you have been sitting in, there are multiple potential causes. With this information, and with a physical exam, a physiatrist or sports med doc can help determine the cause. Can range from muscle cramps from decreased blood flow to tight muscles to an irritated nerve. ...Read more

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Leg pain in inner-upper left leg when sitting. Radiates down leg. Increases frequency of unrination. No issues when active. What?

Hmmm: Leg pain could be coming from your back. If it is associated with inability to control your urine then that could be a neurological emergency. Please see your doctor as soon as possible to consider back, urinary issues. ...Read more

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Real bad right leg pain sitting not as bsd walking is terrible I have to limp every time i walk can't handle this pain anymore. Help?

Have it evaluated: There are many possible causes of your leg pain. Too little info to go on to try to try to diagnose. In general, if leg pain is causing to limp it is time to have it evaluated by a physician. Good luck. ...Read more