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Doctor insights on: Limping Or Dragging One Leg

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3yr old has pain in one leg calf area almost every night. No swelling fever or limping. hurting on and off for 1 1/2 yrs. No fever. Fine during day.

3yr old has pain in one leg calf area almost every night. No swelling fever or limping. hurting on and off for 1 1/2 yrs. No fever. Fine during day.

?: needs to be examined by his/her doctor, what's comforting though is that your child is growing, acting fine, no swelling or other symptom, just observe for now, and check with the pediatrician for reassurance ...Read more

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3yr old has had frequent leg pain in one leg shin knee area, at night for the past 2yrs..no swelling or limping, fine during day.

3yr old has had frequent leg pain in one leg  shin knee area, at night for the past 2yrs..no swelling or limping, fine during day.

Since 1 yrs old?: So this is happening since 1 yr of age? And he verbalized at that age what was hurting? Very verbal kid. I am happy to hear no limping. What about fever, weight loss? Growing pains usually at night but both extremities. ...Read more

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My one leg paining long time?

My one leg paining long time?

Need consultation: One common cause of pain in one leg is a pinched nerve in the back causing Sciatica. However there are other possible causes also. Impossible to give specific advice without knowing more about the nature of your pain. You may find an online consultation here at Health Tap to be helpful. Best would be a video or phone chat(can turn off video) or an INBOX TEXT chat. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have one leg longer than the other?

Is it normal to have one leg longer than the other?

More or less, yes: Nobody is really symmetric, from head to toe. We all have different sized hands and feet. Our faces are more expressive on one side than the other - cover each side in a mirror in turn. Sometimes, though, a leg length discrepancy can cause some back symptoms. This is accommodated by using a shoe lift/insert 1/2 the height of the difference. Then start a program of regular stretching and exercise. ...Read more

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My one leg has a gripping pain that moves around leg?

My one leg has a gripping pain that moves around leg?

Hmmm?: lots of possibilities that can cause leg pain, if not resolving with simple treatments like rest, ice, and over the counter anti-inflamatories, get checked by a musculoskeletal specialist who may be able to better clarify the diagnosis and guide treatment ...Read more

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One leg longer than the other, any solutions like pt?

One leg longer than the other, any solutions like pt?

That depends: First, most of the time one longer leg makes very little difference except when you buy pants! sometimes it can lead to muscle pain and imbalance. Then physical therapy can be very helpful. ...Read more

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What will happen if one leg is shorter than the other?

Short limb: This is what we call a limb length discrepency. The problems that we can see, mainly arthritis and pain, are normally biomechanical in nature. Simple things like a lift build into one of your shoes can help balance out the discrepency. Surgery to lengthen the leg is reserved for severe conditions. ...Read more