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Legs Ache From Knees Down
Leg ache from knee down almost a restless feeling but quite strong pain happens about 1 to 2 times a week?
Varicose veins?: If the ache is most noticeable when you have been on your feet for an especially long time during the day, varicose veins could certainly be one of the possible causes for your symptoms. If you have some very prominent visible veins, it is worth it to see a vein specialist/phlebologist. If you have some visible veins that aren't very prominent, you might want to try compression stockings. ...Read more
I am 29 yr old female and have noticed my legs ache from knees down in my bones when on my period. Water and ibuprofen don't help. This last all day.?
I have leg pain twice a week ish from knee down walking doesn't help or resting im 28 male its a dull ache from knee down mainly on the front and both legs?
Depends on Cause: There are many causes of leg pain. It could be something as simple as your foot wear. L if you run on a regular basis and suddenly increased your training it could be anything from shin splints to stress fractures. Muscular strains/overuse can cause this-may need to stretch more. Are you on your feet all day? Foot wear and the surface you work on could result in cumulative stress. Get it checked. ...Read more
Can a 2.5cm ovarian cyst cause bad groin pain and aching behind knee (same side).The ovary is painful and the groin/leg pain started at this time also?
Possibly: The ovarian 2.5 cm cyst is only one inch in diameter, but if it is sitting on a nerve that runs through your pelvis to your legs, you will get inguinal or radiating leg pain, depending on the nerve and its' distribution. Pose your question with the MD who diagnosed the cyst initially and if it is not a GYN MD then find one who is, that can examine you. ...Read more
I'm a mother of 4 children I had my last baby 3 months ago till now I feel so tired and weak in the knees and my legs ache towards the afternoon?
4 children: Congratulations on all of your babies. The days are long and the work is hard. But there's no greater accomplishment in life than raising our kids. On the surface, it looks like you're just plain exhausted. So try to carve out just a little time for yourself everyday. And let your doctor know how you feel so the appropriate medical evaluation can be performed. We need our moms to be healthy. ...Read more
Both legs ache like the flu hip to toe every night and most of the morning daily. Hurts to walk and bend at knees.
See your doctor: If you've noticed this condition happening, with no improvement over the last few days, you need to contact your doctor. S/he will be able to work you up, after doing a complete physical exam and evaluating your medical, family, social, trauma, sexual histories. The musculosketal and neuro part of the physical exam would be the most definitive way of finding out what's wrong. Pain with ambulation is not normal. ...Read more
Crawling sensation on shin, twitches, quick warm sensations on thigh and shin, sciatic like leg pain thigh to ankle. Stiff sore knee. Back pain. Nerves???
I am experiencing aching muscles, balance problems, leg pain, knee pain, lower leg pain, heel pain and foot weakness. The following also describe. ..
I am experiencing sciatica, low back pain, aching muscles, buttock itch, leg pain, knee pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, knee pop and legs?
A lot going on: Will need to take one issue at a time the back and radiation to buttock may be one issue. This is separate from the knees and the itching. See your doctor and discuss one issue at a time calzone need to give a good history ...Read more
Arms & legs ache, mild psoriasis, fatigue, knee hurts & hands cramp up & hurt my legs have ached since I was little. +ana & low vitamin d. What is it?
Autoimmune: In august 2009 scientific american reported on the correlation between gluten sensitivity, leaky gut & autoimmune disease, which you apparently have considering the positive ana, muscle/joint pain and psoriasis. Putting it all together, your vitamin d deficiency would then stem from an inability to absorb fats & fat soluble vitamins like a, d, e & k common to people with gluten issues. ...Read more
No knee pain ever. Recently I have been doing a project that requires me to squat down to do some things. When I get up I can't straighten my leg, pain behind knee cap. This will last for 24 hrs and then be fine. Will happen the following weekend when I s
Chondromalacia patel: This is probably chondromalacia patella this is softening of the Cartlidge underneath the kneecap. The best therapy is to strengthen and the quadriceps muscle. These are the thigh muscles. ...Read more
Lower leg pain numbness tinglig when I lay down after knee board accident why does it feel this way?
Possible peroneal: Nerve injury. Need to get examined by doctor.... ...Read more
I am having severe knee pain. Was hit on knee with straight leg. Pain on outside, radiates down shin. Can't fully bend, or bear weight?
Needs evaluation: Because of the traumatic nature of the injury, this should be evaluated by a physician. The difficulty with weight bearing is concerning, and so please see your doctor at the earliest opportunity. You will need an examination of the knee, and possibly an imaging study as well. ...Read more
I have lupus & have been having sever leg pain from the knees down. Any idea on what is the cause and how to get relief other than pain medicine?
Lupus is an inflammatory "autoimmune" disease. You may benefit from reducing substances in your internal and external environment that increase inflammation and immune system stimulation.
Avoid all fried foods, all sugars, msg, aspartame, vegetable oils, burnt food nitrates, nitrites, ? Gluten, ? Other foods that you may have unrecognized allergies to, mold. Let food be your medicine. ...Read more
Lower back ache and toothah ache feeling down leg, feeling like someone's grabbing the back of my knee, what can I do for relief? Stretches work a bit
See details: Have the problem evaluated to determine the cause and then you will know how to treat it. ...Read more
I have been experiencing chronic bilateral leg pain (just below the knee and extending down several inches) for a year. Extensive testing has failed to identify a cause. I am wondering if this is possibly an ADR from taking Lisinopril (20mg) for 21/2 year
Suppose that could: Be possible, as any adverse effect could at some point be attributed to a medication, even if there are few or no previous reports. Joint pain has been reported in the past. The muscle cramping is more likely to occur from statins (cholesterol medicines), hydrochlorothiazides or other diuretics, some proton pump inhibitors which are acid relievers, and a few other blood pressure pills. ...Read more
My legs from my knees down ache and hurt at night and keeps me up. What could and be? It's been going on for months!
Leg pain: Discuss with your Dr. Once you learn the cause the treatment will be clear. ...Read more
Sx weeks ago, going up stairs, I felt a painful snap sensation at the back of my knee. It is still sore, sometimes radiating down my leg. Thoughts?
I get lower leg pain. It startsin knee and goes down. Achy and sudden onset. I have it since I can remember and told it wad growing pain but im 23now?
Knee pain: Any pain in knee or leg that has lasted 10-15 years really needs an evaluation. This is not a common situation. Causes that might explain a problem so persistent are developmental abnormalities of the bones--cysts, benign tumors, abnormal growth of cartilage, excessive angulation of bones, etc. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain and pain going down the leg to my ankle and shin. The following also describes me: Leg pain. What should I do?
Arthritis: There are a number of possibilities but the most likely is some form of arthritis of the knee. Pain down the leg occurs in this condition due to the alteration of leg motion as you guard to protect the arthritis. Try an NSAID such as 400-800 mg of ibuprofen (along with a stomach acidity counteractant like omeprazole), for a week or two. If that fails, see your family doctor. ...Read more
My sleep was interrupted last night due to aching in my lower legs, from the knee down. The only relief was to lay on my back rather than my sides.
Aching legs: You may have restless legs syndrome see a neurologist for help. ...Read more
I fell hard on my right knee 4 days ago. Since then its been very sore, hard to walk & now having burning sensations up & down my leg. What did I do?
I've had constant leg pain (starts at the knee & travels down my legs to my feet) for about a month now. I was wondering what may be causing this?
Keep getting pain in left leg from behind/side the knee down. No other feeling, just more like an ache. Notice it when I sit down only.
May be a cyst: You may have a popliteal cyst. These aren't generally dangerous. They can be detected on US, if the discomfort is very painful, I'd go in and have a physician's exam. ...Read more
Ok my question is why I have such leg pain... from my knee Down my whole leg pops and cracks and is very very painful. Why does it pop and crack?
Knee pain: Joints creak, snap, pop as we age, joints have fluid in joint space, sometimes a vaccum sets up in joint movement, cracks sound, sometimes loose bodies, sometimes bone spurs...heat, nsaids, stretches, cold packs would help, sometimes massage and calcium for cramps, shin splints ...Read more
I'm have knee pain and pain shooting down the leg. Was a dancer from 2 1/2 till 13 now 17. Dull ache with pain spikes occasionally able to walkish thou?
First my knees started aching now its going down my leg. Its a sharp aching feel its felt more on my right leg but both legs hurt.?
This will require: In-person assessment for accurate dx and tx plan. ...Read more
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