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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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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

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I have leg pain all the time not when I am walking just sitting still and I can't stand certain fabric to touch against it sometime feel like burning?

I have leg pain all the time not when I am walking just sitting still and I can't stand certain fabric to touch against it sometime feel like burning?

Need more history: First of all is this problem in both legs? Is there a history of trauma to the leg or back? If symptoms are bilateral then something like peripheral neuropathy could be considered. It usually starts in foot sole and moves proximally. If there is history of trauma then a process like RSD/CRPS could be considered and people express hyperalgesia, allodynia, Lumbar radiculopathy is also possible. ...Read more

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What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?

Nerve impingement: Back pain is common and is often treated with core strengthening. However, when it is accompanied by pain radiating down a leg, it suggests lumbar nerve impingement as well. ...Read more

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Can sitting Indian style cause leg pain after words? I play games like that a lot for hours. Been developing leg pain calf and thigh

Can sitting Indian style cause leg pain after words? I play games like that a lot for hours. Been developing leg pain calf and thigh

Possibly: Sitting Indian style could cause some irritation to nerves, muscles, and possibly circulation. Suggestion would be to move around more or sit in that style for less time and shift positions which could alleviate your complaints. Good luck ...Read more

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Leg pain in lower left leg only hurts when sitting down doesn't hurt walking no redness or swelling started sunday when got out of the car?

JUICE AND BANANA : Is it a muscle cramps or joint pain? Depend where the pain was, was it in the calf or in joint knee or ankle. Make sure you stay hydrated eat banana and drink orange juice take Motrin for the joint pain if no improvement see your pcp. ...Read more

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For 2 wks, pms-like cramps in lower right side with back and leg pain on that side. Off & on, worse throughout day, worse when sitting. What is this?

For 2 wks, pms-like cramps in lower right side with back and leg pain on that side. Off & on, worse throughout day, worse when sitting. What is this?

Several Possible: Abdominal cramps have many reasons, However, when they are localized to the pelvis and one side, then the concern increases about an ovarian cyst or other pelvic issues. A gyn exam and vaginal ultrasound is very helpful to eliminate problems that need to be treated and/or followed. Seeing a GYN doctor if your symptoms persist or get worse is a good idea. ...Read more

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I woke up with leg pain there is no swelling no redness and its the right leg only also it hurts when i'm walking and when i'm sitting?

Interesting.: The problem may be from a couple of things. Dehydration can cause leg pain. Taking supplements such as creatine can cause leg pain. Overweight can cause leg cramping. Drinking alcohol causes pain. If its not red and swollen, then its not infected. It has to be with something in your lifestyle that you are doing too much of, or not enough of something else. ...Read more

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Whatcan cause butock and leg pain when MRI is clear espesly after prolnged sitting doc says anxiety used to be very actie and now nothing bed all day?

Whatcan cause butock and leg pain when MRI is clear espesly after prolnged sitting doc says anxiety  used to be very actie and now nothing bed all day?

?peripheral sciatica: Much has been written on this site about piriformis syndrome causing sciatic nerve compression, and your description is consistent. Also, might suffer sacroiliac problems. Suggest you seek out an osteopathic physician, get both evaluated and treated. You may have anxiety, but that is not causing your buttock and leg issues. ...Read more

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What are the chances of sum1 my age having vein probs in legs from sitting for long time. I've spent the last year sittin alot. Am gettin bad leg pain?

What are the chances of sum1 my age having vein probs in legs from sitting for long time. I've spent the last year sittin alot. Am gettin bad leg pain?

See vein specialist.: The best way to determine if you have any vein problem would be to see a vein specialist and have a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux ultrasound to look for any signs of venous reflux or insufficiency. Vein problems can occur at any age and there is usually a strong genetic history. Vein symptoms can also be vague so you should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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