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Leg Pain While Standing
Burning pain in right groin when sitting or lying down. Rest of hip and leg aches some when sitting.Less pain when standing walking. Pregnant. Causes?
Unlikely Hip: Typical hip pain that stems from arthritis is usually not described as "burning". However, nerve pain, (called neuropathy) is commonly described by patients as burning, tingling, electrical. The location of your pain in the groin is similar to where hip joint pain would be felt, but your description of the pain gives me the sense that this is a nerve. Arthritis also has stiffness involved. ...Read more
Nocturnal leg cramps: This may be nocturnal leg cramps. The best treatment for this is quinine, but now the fda does not allow quinine to be used for this. It is very effective for this, does have side effects, but has never had formal testing. There are a lot of medicines we have learned to use which it never had formal fda testing. Unfortunately this is one we can't use anymore. Available treatment is now stretchingmaintain electrolyte balance. ...Read more
Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?
Snapping sensation lower back, stabbing pain. Lightheaded. Worse after sitting or lying down. Legs unsteady/weak. Hips/abdomen now hurting.
Back pain: You pulled your back, have someone take you to the emergency room for pain control. ...Read more
Area of pain: often details the reason. Knee, ankle pain would obviously imply a joint problem. Pain/fatigue in the calves that increases with increasing exercise implies a circulatory problem. Pain with swelling in one lower leg is actually an emergency since the circulatory problem can be a blood clot that could come loose and go to the lung. This would be pain ALL the Time and generally a LOT of swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.
Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more
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
Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!
Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain on the side and back of the knee. Pains while standing ip from sitting position and while walking downstairs.
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
Slight calf pain when standing in certain positions. None while walking, standing, laying. No oth. Sym. Dvt?
Shooting nerve pain down back of leg calf and right hip upper buttocks area. Pain starts when standing after long periods of sitting no back pwin ?
sides and back of knee
sharp consistant pain
instability in the joint
worsens after sitting
while sitting cannot raise leg off of floor?
Get Ortho evaluation: With complaints of constant pain and a sense of instability, you would be best served by having a thorough orthopaedic examination to assess whether or not you have a significant injury such as a meniscal tear or ligamentous tear. ...Read more
Pain in left buttock traveling slowly down the backside left leg. Sometimes sharp pain and sometimes numbness while sitting. Better when I'm walking?
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a pain/spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having leg pain on standing walking and pain in hand/shoulder while typing if i sit long thn back pain wt cud be this?
Multiple things: This could be multiple different things, including separate issues. This could be a combo of lumbar and lower cervical radiculitis, +/- carpal tunnel syndrome +/- meralgia parasthetica. Hard to tell without more history. Discuss with your physician because you may need large workup, including ruling out ms. Until then focus on core strengthening and correcting ergonomics. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg pain, pain shooting down the leg, knee pain, hip pain, lower leg pain, leg pain with exertion, difficulty walking, leg numbn... had lumbar fusion l4-5 with cushion replaced between disk?
See your doctor: Please see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
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