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How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

Reason for pain?: I think the more important question is why is your leg hurting? Drinking alcohol does not cause leg pain. Did you injure it after drinking too much? You need to figure out why the leg is hurting. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Severe Thigh pain and lower leg pain after sitting Indian style. I use always sit like that for hours & play video games Anything I can do to help it.

Severe Thigh pain and lower leg pain after sitting Indian style. I use always sit like that for hours & play video games Anything I can do to help it.

Hip, muscle, nerve: I'd love to be able to help you, but a more thorough history, physical exam and x-rays will be necessary to give you more answers. A doctor's visit with an orthopedic and/or sports med doctor will likely be your best bet. If I can be of further help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to prevent shin splints and lower leg pain after running?

What exercises can I do to prevent shin splints and lower leg pain after running?

Stretches: Shin splints are frustrating for sure! tight heel cords (achilles tendons in the back of the leg at the ankle) can contribute, so doing stretches for that muscle before and after running can help-wall push-ups with legs straight, etc. See link for that and other suggestions: http://tinyurl.Com/d5qxtk4. ...Read more

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I am having b/l lower leg pain since nearly 2 years. .Increased after running , pain is more for 2 or 3days after activity, tender distal medial tibia?

?shin splints: If the discomfort is not in the knees but in the lower legs below the knee, these may be shin splints due to overuse and muscle irritation especially brought on by running. Try reducing your running, ice the legs and , if you can take them, nsaids like Ibuprofen or Naproxen may help. Theses measures may also help knee tendonitis, etc. For more advice or worsening symptoms, see your md. ...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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Can gout cause lower leg pain?

Can gout cause lower leg pain?

Yes: Gout could cause pain in all the joints and adjacent tissue to it. Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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How to treat lower leg pain that develops when exercising?

Exrcise pain: I recommend stretching before and after exercising, it reduce injury and pain. ...Read more

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What tips can you give me for treating and preventing lower leg pain?

What tips can you give me for treating and preventing lower leg pain?

R.I.C.E. : Rest, ice, compression, elevation, after seeing a vein specialist to rule out venous insufficiency -easy ultrasound will tell you. Then if negative. You may go to podiatrist who may recommend orthotics for your shoes to correct your alignment , etc www. Phlebology.Org to find a doc in your area. ...Read more

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Bad lower leg pain when walking. How can you tell if it is a nerve or circulation problem?

Bad lower leg pain when walking. How can you tell if it is a nerve or circulation problem?

Time to relief: Most vascular problems cramp with duration of walking and respond over 2-5 minutes to rest. "neurogenic claudication" or pinched nerves from back arthritis come on more slowly, take longer to respond (try sitting) and feel better if you lean on a shopping cart, etc. Nerve pain from disc usually worse with sitting, and better standing up. However, these are not hard rules. Get it looked at! ...Read more

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I'm a runner and have been having lower leg pain in just my right leg. I havnt changed shoes and have been a avid runner for several years. Questioning?

I'm a runner and have been having lower leg pain in just my right leg. I havnt changed shoes and have been a avid runner for several years.  Questioning?

Shin splints?: If pain runs down the inside of your shin you may have shin splints or tendinitis of the posterior tibial tendon. You may try more calf stretches and new motion control running shoes like brooks ariel or gts. Any specialty running shoe store should be able to watch you run and get you the right shoes. In addition you can get super feet inserts for your shoes. If still painful, consult a doctor. ...Read more

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Foot, ankle, and lower leg pain. What could be the reason for this?

Foot, ankle, and lower leg pain. What could be the reason for this?

Nerve related: Pain in the entire leg can be from many causes. The most common would be a nerve issue with your back (i.e. A herniated disk). You can also have pain from circulation issues, too. ...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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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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Lower Leg Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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