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Doctor insights on: Lower Leg Fatigue

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Have numb big left toe knee hip back shoulder pain twitch shaking spasm in riggt side right ribcage left lower leg. 39 fatigue vertigo upperback pain?

Have numb big left toe knee hip back shoulder pain twitch shaking spasm in riggt side right ribcage left lower leg. 39 fatigue vertigo upperback pain?

Neurologist: Sounds like your symptoms will require more work up with a specialist like a neurologist. If you are having more numbness and vertigo its best to get urgently checked at the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have mild cramps like menstrual, lower back pain, fatigue, legs cramping, not pregnant, ?

I have mild cramps like menstrual, lower back pain, fatigue, legs cramping, not pregnant, ?

Lots of maybes: Urinary tract, ovarian cyst, other gyn issues, back pain, GI issues. If this persists best to see your pcp. ...Read more

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TSH-4.26, FT3-2.34, FT4-1.03, Ferritin-46 (up from 11), Vit D- 40 (lil change aftr 5000IU supple for 4 mnths). Tired, fatigue, Headach, lower leg pain?

TSH-4.26, FT3-2.34, FT4-1.03, Ferritin-46 (up from 11), Vit D- 40 (lil change aftr 5000IU supple for 4 mnths). Tired, fatigue, Headach, lower leg pain?

Your lab values: Appears to me wnl except ft3 little elevated and ft4 is little low. TSH appears to be on the high normal side. So, getting close to mild hypthyroidism with this values. Still it is hard to explain your symptoms with this thyroid lab values. Some other causes may need to be looked for such as sleep apnea, liver or kidney problems even anemia. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in my lower leg?

What causes numbness in my lower leg?

Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy. ...Read more

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One feet in lower leg swell?

One feet in lower leg swell?

Blood Clot: Please sign off of the internet and get to your doctor's office today. This is unusual and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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My lower leg hurts when I run?

My lower leg hurts when I run?

Several reasons: You may have shin splints, a stress fracture, or exercise induced compartment syndrome. More information is required. ...Read more

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What can cause lower leg pain?

What can cause lower leg pain?

You name it...: You would have to be more specific as to what is the exact nature, location, duration, onset, course, associated symptoms, and timing. It could just be the beginning of arthritis, muscle pains, nerve impingement, sprains, strains, etc. ...Read more

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What should I do for lower leg pain?

See a podiatrist...: You can take otc or prescription anti-inflammatories to decrease the discomfort of arthritis, wear cushioned insoles to decrease pressure when walking, or have a surgical procedure to potentially re-align or fuse the joints that are giving you pain. It's impossible to tell for sure without a face-to-face exam. ...Read more

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Does sciatica nerve cause pain on lower leg?

Does sciatica nerve cause pain on lower leg?

Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg. The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read more

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Itchy red patch on lower leg what could it be?

Itchy red patch on lower leg what could it be?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What might bring about my severe lower leg pain?

What might bring about my severe lower leg pain?

Leg pain: Have you ever had low back issues or injury. This may be the cause of the lower leg pain unless there was a direct injury to leg that you haven't mentioned. ...Read more

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How can you treat lower leg pain when exercising?

Can be many: Sounds like an over pronation problem. Orthotics can help. ...Read more

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How is localized tetanus to the lower leg treated?

How is localized tetanus to the lower leg treated?

Localized tetanus: Give intravenous tetanus immune globlulin, or tetaus antitoxin, a tetanus toxoid booster, antibiotics for tetanus and anti spasmotics or muscle relaxants for muscle spasms. Wound care is also important ...Read more

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I suddenly have lower leg pain. What could be wrong?

Sudden leg pain: Sudden leg pain without injury warrants evaluation especially if there is associated leg swelling to rule out deep vein thrombosis. Once DVT is excluded, other benign causes can be investigated by appropriate specialists. ...Read more

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Will I regain function in my lower leg post laminectomy?

Will I regain function in my lower leg post laminectomy?

That is dependent on: The reason for the functional loss? Was it present pre operatively? Did happen after you woke up from anesthesia post operatively or develop later in the post op course? Were there is any complications associated with the surgery? The question is too broad to really give an appropriate answer without more detail. ...Read more

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Contusion on my lower leg keeps spreading. What can I do?

Contusion on my lower leg keeps spreading. What can I do?

Be patient: A contusion, or bruise, will initially spread as the blood from the injury travels underneath the skin. Eventually, this will stop, and the body will resorb the blood, although it can take several weeks or even months. There is not much you can do to stop the spreading, but it is not serious. If you are having pain, ice and over-the-counter analgesics are helpful. ...Read more

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About once a month, I get lower leg pain. Is that ok or bad?

Depends: Can you be more specific? Is it after heavy activity or random? How severe is the pain? An ultrasound may be necessary if the pain is moderate to severe without any injury or activity related, otherwise you should start with an xray. ...Read more

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Why do I have a soft lump on my lower leg that comes and goes?

Why do I have a soft lump on my lower leg that comes and goes?

Lumps and Bumps: Hi, sorry you are not feeling 100%. Bumps or lumps on people always cause alarm, but seldom are harmful. It is impossible to guess what it may be, I tell my patients to always have things like that examined, and if necessary sampled or biopsied. Many times it is fat cells, (lipoma) which is a benign, soft, lump under the skin. See your doctor soon for exam. Take care, and good luck! ...Read more

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Bumps appeared on outer thighs and lower leg! What could this be : (?

Bumps appeared on outer thighs and lower leg! What could this be : (?

More info: Did these appear suddenly all at once? Are they itchy? Are they red? If so they could be hives or insect bites. Are they painful nodules? Hives will clear in a day but reappear elsewhere. A physician will have to diagnose them unless allergy medications clear them rapidly. ...Read more

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Is it possible that being overweight cause edema in the lower leg area?

Is it possible that being overweight cause edema in the lower leg area?

Obesity causes edema: Obesity can be a contributing factor for lower body edema, as well as blood clots, poor nutrition, heart issues, and other factors. A thorough exam and work up by a physician is recommended. ...Read more

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Can more than one compartment in the lower leg have increased pressure?

Can more than one compartment in the lower leg have increased pressure?

Yes: There are a # of compartments in the lower leg: Anterior compartment, Lateral compartment, Deep posterior compartment and superficial posterior compartment. Anterior compartment syndrome is the most common for lower leg. ...Read more

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What major nerves are located in the front of the lower leg/ shin area?

What major nerves are located in the front of the lower leg/ shin area?

Leg anatomy: The anterior compartment of the leg is supplied by the deep fibular nerve (deep peroneal nerve), a branch of the common fibular nerve. The nerve contains axons from the L4, L5, and S1 spinal nerves. ...Read more

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I'm not sure, but should the lower leg angioplasty operation be painful?

No: If you use enough local there should not be pain sometimes you get transient pain when you dilate the artery but goes by fast. ...Read more