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Legs Aching For No Reason
My right leg thigh aches wih no real reason. Could I have a spinal disc out? It bothers me most at night as I need to sleep on my right side.
See pain specialist: There can be several reasons for leg pain (even without back pain) including lumbar disc degeneration, muscle inflammation, facet joint arthritis/irritation, sacroiliac joint arthritis/irritation, nerve irritation. A thorough physical exam and diagnostic studies will help determine what treatment will be best depending on your diagnosis. See a board certified pain specialist. For evaluation. ...Read more
I've noticed blood in my urine (Light to medium pink/not every time I pee/not my period) and my legs, below the knees, have been aching for no reason. Should I be worried?
See a MD: You need to be examined by a MD to rule out urinary tract issues or other medical problems for an accurate answer. ...Read more
See your doctor: Pain in legs can have many causes, pad being one of the reasons. There are also nutritional causes, rls, etc. Best to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Dear Dr, Since 2-3 months my left leg has been aching a lot for no reason, that without Brufen I could not sleep at times. Last week I had Polypecto?
Face to face with MD: Female age? Says Since 2-3 months my left leg has been aching a lot for no reason, that without Brufen I could not sleep at times. Last week I had Polypecto? Assuming Polypecto means Polypectomy (excision of Polyp from ones colon) Is one saying Brufen caused Polyp or that L leg ache is related to polyp? Question not clear. Face to face with MD for Physical could resolve issue. ...Read more
Legs sore, achy for a few weeks. Now I feel taller for some reason (no growth last 10+ yrs). Could this be growing pains? Is it possible at age 35?
Not growing pains: You might have got some viral infection and soreness pain in your legs, was duo to that and it has gone away now. May be because of pain you were not standing straight now feel you are taller. Growing pain s are in childhood only. Adults do not grow in height. Another possibility is, that you strained your leg muscles during excessive exercise. ...Read more
I randomly get sore for no reason or a few days after I walked one day I woke up to my legs feeling weak?
? dehydration: One reason for feeling sore after exercising is not taking in enough water. Being somewhat dehydrated can make the muscles sore. You need to be drinking plenty of water both before and after exercise. Try also adding a multivitmain/multimineral daily. Avoid excess caffeine, alcohol and sodas. ...Read more
I have taken two weeks off from running and when I started this week I started to feel really sore on my legs and ankles. What is the reason to feel really sore on my legs?
Is there a reason for leg muscles to be sore after spending time in a spa? Is it due to increased blood flow from the heat?
My legs started hurting for no reason. My lower back was sore a few days ago from painting my bathroom and lifting. Could it be related?
For the past couple days my leg muscles have been really sore for no apparent reason. Mostly my right thigh and both my buttocks. I don't work out and?
Electrolytes: Try some bananas and sport drinks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Foot can feel very heavy and sore for no reason. Exercise makes it worse till a sharp pain starts in my left lower leg. Stretching can also cause pain?
Tunnel not Chunnel.: Although your symptoms could be linked to several conditions, the one that seems to fit well is a condition known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. A nerve located near the inside of the ankle becomes compressed and with this compression come symptoms that are very similar to yours. You cannot treat this yourself and it unusually gets worse. You need to see a specialist to effectively treat your foot. ...Read more
I'm getting bruises for no reason (mainly on legs) there tiny and only few at a time but sore. I'm low in iron. Should I be worried?
No, not worried: Just stay on top of it. You sound like you are anemic, which you could attribute to the low iron. Try taking iron supplements, but continue follow up with your physician to keep check. It is not uncommon for a 23 yr old female to be mildly anemic, but again, stay up to date with your physician to monitor. ...Read more
I have bruising down the inside and outside of my left and right leg in a straight line, no apparent reason. Legs are sore but not a bruising sensatio?
Exam: Certainly call your physician for an examination and a blood count as well as clotting evaluation. Unexplained bruising is serious business and not to be ignored. ...Read more
6'3" 152 lbs, waist 28.5 inches. Am fast triathlete, but recently deteriorated. Was not overtraining. Hungry, legs sore. Ck is 500 u/l, ldh high. Why muscle breakdown? Low body fat? Other reason?
Listen to your body: A high ck is a sign of rhabdomyolysis, sometimes to alcohol or dehydration. See a physician who will check for nutrient deficiencies like zinc, toxic exposures, or genetic defects. Rest, eat 6 equal healthy meals with a good carb source at each meal like quinoa or spelt which are both anti-inflammatory, breathe and relax, just walk to improve circulation, and get a good night sleep. ...Read more
Both legs are tight, cramping, aching from glute to calf. No exercise recently. No apparent reason. What could be cause, how to prevent, see doctor?
Symptoms- dizzy numb head and left side on and off h/aches loss of sight in left eye 4days now returned bloated oedema for no reason hands and legs?
Loss of sight?: Loss of sight 4 days ago? Go to ER NOW for assessment. ...Read more
Been feeling lightheaded and dizzy especially when sitting and standing. Legs are cramping sore no reason. Is it heart, neurological or virus?
Dehydration: You sound like you might be somewhat dehydrated. This can be due to a virus or any type of infection. Blood loss or excess heat or exercise can also precipitate this. It is less likely due to neurologic or cardiac conditions although possible. If it doesn't resolve soon you should see a health care provider. All the best to you! ...Read more
I'm 19 and I keep getting small yellow/brown bruises on my legs for no reason. It started with sore throat, sore muscles, rashes, itchy skin?
Rash: This is concerning if the rash and bruising occured with the infection, you should go see your doctor, sooner than later. ...Read more
Calf gets sore for no reason for a few days, then goes away, then returns a week later. Hurts to touch and feels like I worked out. Should I worry?
Referred: Hip issues can cause pain radiating to the knee. Sometimes people with hip issues will present with knee pain only. We call this referred pain. This is similar to a person who is having a heart attack, but is only experiencing pain in their left shoulder, arm or left side of their jaw. ...Read more
My right knee to the calf is aching. Its been years. The ache is obvious, 7/10? im 24. any reason why?
What's the possible reason of lower back ache which radiate to the inner side of the thigh? Any treatments?
It can be sciatica: It can be sciatica. Usually the treatment is pain medication and muscle relaxant. Watch for symptoms like weakness, numbness, urinary incontinence or retention. If u starts to have one of those symptoms then you need to go to the ER immediately otherwise you can just follow up your doctor. ...Read more
I went skating yesterday and fell pretty hard on my rear (concrete floor) but for some reason the inside of thigh feels like I did pilates very sore?
Well: You can do some damage. See how you feel if you don't improve in a few days better see the doctor ...Read more
For the past few months I've noticed when kneeling on floor my right knee will already be sore and have a bruise, without a reason any known issues of?
Bursitis: Prepatella bursitis (housemaid' s knee) is a common cause of this type of discomfort. NSAIDS like ibuprofen, if you can take them, reduce the inflammation. An orthopedic surgeon is best to evaluate, diagnose and treat you if symptoms persist. Wear or use padding over your knee if you must kneel on it. ...Read more
I hurt my ankle while playing volleyball, six months ago. I got an X-ray and an MRI done, but the doctors couldn't findanything wrong. I still get pops and aches. What could bethe reason? What should I do for it?
I have hyper mobility syndrome and difference in leg length, I'm always achey or hurting is this the reason why?
Likely: Joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs) has a broad spectrum symptoms & degrees of joint laxity. Is common in women. Sacroiliac joint can be hypermobile &, as it shifts, invokes functional (not actual) leg length change; imparting tilting of upright body tower, widespread adaptive chronic muscle spasm, & causes fibromyalgia (my own theory). See discussions my chronic pain board at quora. Com (free). ...Read more
The sides or inner sides of my left knee keeps aching n then it will ache my whole leg why is this?
Knee aches: Impossible to answer without a good history and physical exam. See your doctor, or a knee specialist. ...Read more