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Ligament Pain In Leg
Probably not: When someone kneels down the force is on the attachment point of the patellar tendon to the tibia, and to a lesser degree, the patella itself. Pain with kneeling could be irritation at the tendon attachment or possibly wear of the cartilage on the back of the patella. The treatment involves nsaids if it bothers you enough, as well as quad strengthening using a bike. ...Read more
Few days: Ive run 4 full marathons i ran the most recent one - nyc in 11/10 i worked in my office the next monday am so if you are in good shape and train properly, you will be sore for a few days, but you will be able to function. ...Read more
Depends: For general musculoskeletal pain, Ibuprofen (motrin/advil) is the standard and sometimes ice to the area may help (within the first 48 hours) but depending on your injury type might require evaluation by your physician. If you believe the injury is more than a simple muscle strain, see you doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure neuropathy: Most likely you are putting pressure on a nerve, this is similiar to when you bump your elbow (funny bone) and you feel that strange electrical sensation. If you sit long enough in that position when you go to stand up your foot will be numb and then you will feel pins and needles..... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Orthopedist: Have it evaluated by an orthopedist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Need physicaltherapy: The pain in the legs is usually due to irritation of the sciatic nerve.McKenzie Exercises will most likely help. ...Read more
Phlebitis & others: Pain and inflammation of the leg veins is called phlebitis. When this occurs it can be painful to the touch. The worrisome condition for which you need to get checked is a blood clot (deep venous thrombosis, dvt). This can be checked with a duplex ultrasound of your leg veins to make sure there is flow that is not blocked by a clot in your vein. There are many reasons for swelling so get checked! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clot: Particularly after a flight, danger...A clot in the lower extremity will go to the lungs...Seek immediate evaluation. ...Read more
No: Kidney problems don't tend to cause leg pain. However, while walking you may increase pain indirectly from the stress of moving. Such as someone with flank pain (pain on the side left or right of ones abdomen) from a kidney infection having more side pain from the movement of walking up or down (or jumping). In summery, at rest leg pain is not likely from any kidney issue. ...Read more
Nerve irritation: The back pain is likely the result of musculoskeletal strain and should improve with exercises (physical therapy) heat, massage. The twinge of pain going into the leg may be the result of some nerve root irritation either from stretch injury or compression from a bulging disc. However, this last is unlikely in a young person in the absence of injury. ...Read more
Had pain in leg now have shoulder pain could this be PE? Recently took a long bus trip. No other risk factors
Generally you can't: Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than anything else otherwise not very specific. Some people that have a PE will have their heart race and have hard time breathing as well. I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup other issue afterwards. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best perscription for the periformis syndrome disease.?What is something that makes me sure that I have this disease plus pain in leg.?
It depends: Piriformis syndrome is like sciatica. There is pain behind the hip in the buttocks, occasionally radiating into the lower leg. There is usually tenderness in the buttocks area along the piriformis muscle belly where it crosses the sciatic nerve. Treatment includes stretching or local steroid injection. An MRI will show if the piriformis is the source of pain or whether its something else. ...Read more
Depends: We would first have to figure out the etiology to know the best treatment, see an orthopedist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Unlikely: They are not likely to be directly related, but are separate problems. An exception would be an infection that spread to the low back (spine) and irritates the nerves to the legs. ...Read more
What's causing severe pain in leg 6 years post surgery? Pain reaccures every single spring likr clock work.
Pain in leg from hit nerve how long will it hurt it was from a b complex shot and not my sciatic nerve thanks!
Dull aching pain in leg at night that wakes me up in so much pain and can hardly walk what could this be thankyou?
I have pain in leg's, arm's, shoulders. Is it due to weakness or some other cause.Besides my sex power has become low.
I had mi a year ago and just been on long haul flight and have pain in leg from knee down which is especially bad at night ?
Might be thrombosis: You should see your doctor asap. You might have a deep venous clot or thrombosis (dvt). This is usually accompanied by pain, swelling and discoloration in the leg. Left untreated, DVT can cause lifelong complications in the leg and can lead to blood clots to the lung (pumonary embolism). These pulmonary emboli can be fatal. Please check with your doctor who can order an ultrasound test to check. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in leg after fall 8 months ago.It is pretty much 24/7 Dr said take long time to heal should I get X ray or ? Thank You
I've been takin med called duoflex for pain in leg.But pain always comes back.Is there a med I can take stronger for pain so pain will go permenantly?
Pain Pills Not Cure: I have checked several sources and cannot find the ingredients in duoflex. But in general pain med do not cure pain - they only control it while you receive treatment for the cause of the pain. You should talk to yous physician as there are many medications that have been shown to be effect in controlling the pain associated with arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Pain could be due to different reasons. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams may help to determine the right cause. Pain may be due to: trauma (fracture, sprains, arthritis, ulcers), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), biomechanical abnormality, blood clot, nerve damage (neuropathy) and etc. Get evaluated and get the appropriate care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have not mentioned: much history. This is important as it could lead to the cause of pain. If you are still hurting you need to see one now but not urgently. If you are overdoing or running it could be a form of shin splints if on the shin or patellar tendonitis at the insertion Many times it is the exercise or overuse that is the cause. Best wishes ...Read more
I have pain in leg i.e below knee..I run approx 3.5 km daily for the last 2 months.But leg pain is soo high.plzz help me.Because with this pain I am u?
Be seen: There are multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Considerations in a runner include: stress fracture, internal derangement in the knee, exercise induced compartment syndrome, "shin splints" among other possibilities. A thorough exam and history would go a long way in making the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have very uncomfortable pain in leg behind knee. No known injury. Leg is a little swollen; no discoloration.
Pain in leg, blisters appear at site of pain. diangosis stress induced herpes been happening for 5 years. What's wrong with me?
Wrong Diagnosis: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). Recurrence from herpes is unusual. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more
I am having lami &foraminal decompression for the burning pain inleft leg.
What is? And what is done? Have burning pain in leg for 8 months
Ask your surgeon: If you are having surgery, be sure the lines of communication are wide open and your surgeon is listening to and answering all of your questions and concerns to your satisfaction prior to surgery. Should concerns arise after surgery, your surgeon will the best person to address them and you want to ensure that you can easily communicate with him/her. If not, find another surgeon. It's your body! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause this? Bad pain left buttock. Right leg turned outward. No pain in leg. Worse walking, standing.Feels like something crawling on leg.
Not usually: Howevera kidney stone bloking the uretr, which lies in top of the psoas muscle, especially if ureter is inflammed by infection, can cause muscle irritation & pain in the upper leg. ...Read more
Pain in leg.Near and around calf since yesterday.No redness.No swelling.Should i worry? Er is full of flu.
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have back pain and nerve pain in leg but now I have nerve pain in the front of my ankle could this be due to my back or something else. ?
Sharp shooting pain in leg on right side of knee on right leg tonight. Some may be other places other nights, now it is going up my thigh.
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