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Pulsating outer left thigh pain along with leg cramps and twitching calves. Leg cramps started a month ago. Lumbar MRI pending, DVT ultrasound negativ?
Sciatica: Although there are several possibilities, one if the more common causes is a sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that can cause pain that runs into the hip. When you lower your chin, it increases the pressure in the spinal canal and can aggravate the symptoms like you are describing. The hip and the SI joint are also potential causes. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
DVT in calf 15 mo. ago, occurred after leg in boot after ankle surgery. Today had massage on that calf, later felt pain, twitches, burning. Normal?
One calf slightly swollen. No warmth or redness. Started getting cramps and pain in leg for a month. Neg ultrasound & ddimer a few weeks ago. Dvt?
Upper leg calf cramp 2 days ago from swimming, hurts to straighten leg or flex foot and use heel to walk. Have always had tight leg muscles.
Muscle Pain: If there was no trauma like hitting your leg against the wall etc.Then it is pain in muscles after over use.It is common in people who do not do exercises routinely including swimming& your muscles are not used to it.With any kind of Physical Exercise you need to condition yourself.Starting small and gradually increasing the activity I suggest you rest your leg and take Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) for Pain ...Read more
Had shin cramps at night. First left leg then both. Eventually subsided. Should I worry about Dvt? This wasn't typical calf Charlie horse.
Pain left calf. Feels like pulled muscle and warm sensation for a week. No swelling. leg ultrasound a few months ago. Said peripheral neuropathy. Dvt?
I sprained my ankle a month ago. Still limping it's not weight bearing still swollen red patches on my leg dead blood in foot entire leg goes numb
Consider CRPS: Dear Amanda, Your symptoms are not typical of normal sprain healing. Pain out of proportion with color and sensation changes in the limb could represent complex regional pain syndrome or reflex sympathetic dystrophy. These conditions respond well to early treatment. Best Wishes. ...Read more
Strained muscle: Strained muscles can take a couple weeks to a couple months to heal ...Read more
After walking aprox 1/2 mile today, my left leg felt as if had ran a marathon. Week tired, no pain. Just exhausted leg. Right leg was normal.
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Usually symptoms like these are symetric (both legs are effected equally). ...Read more
Started having pain in my right leg about 4 weeks ago. Went from calf, to ankle area, then buttock, then inside thigh. Went away and restarted on thig?
Right sciatica: Leg pain radiating to thigh/ankle/calf may be coming from a 'pinched nerve' in the lumbar (lower) spine. Pain can come/go depending upon the degree of nerve compression. An MRI scan will be able to show exactly which nerve is affected. The most important warning signs are leg weakness and change in bladder/bowel function. Development of these signs warrants an immediate visit to a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back surgery 12 days ago Discectomy L4/5/S1 to relieve leg pain After 7 days my leg pain worsened daily Excruciating Normal to get worse then better?
I get a cramping shooting pain while walking only , in my left inner thigh groin area, about 8 times a day and gradually getting worse. 36 weeks preggo.
I had a 5th metatarsal fx and was non weight bearing for 13 weeks. I am now 1 week walking and my foot, ankle and calf is swelling every day. Normal?
Sudden sharp pain in my calf walking this morning. Still hurts hrs later. Can't walk/finish my stride w/out taking weight off my leg. What happened?
Muscle pain: Pulled or strained muscle. Ice tonight and heat in am if not better. ...Read more
If my leg muscles are still physically tired from a leg workout from a couple days ago and its my next leg day should I do diff workout or push legs?
Could be: And if anyone hasn't told you, walking on the back sounds like a great idea but it's too much weight and force on the spine from above. I'd recommend against it. As far as the tingling, it could be from a nerve being pinched. Hopefully the aggressive massage didn't cause a disk problem. See your family md for eval. ...Read more