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Lower Leg Pain In Elderly
Area of pain: often details the reason. Knee, ankle pain would obviously imply a joint problem. Pain/fatigue in the calves that increases with increasing exercise implies a circulatory problem. Pain with swelling in one lower leg is actually an emergency since the circulatory problem can be a blood clot that could come loose and go to the lung. This would be pain ALL the Time and generally a LOT of swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need more info: Many things can cause this symptom. We need better definition of symptoms to better answer question. Like--how long have you had this , is the leg swollen, Does any activity make it worse or better, is there any discoloration, and does touching the leg cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some thoughts.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, some structures that are in all those places would have concurrent pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/back%20pain.html LUMBAR DISK/sciatica runs along the path of the sciatic nerve. a series of irritated muscles can be in a wide area of the back. ...Read more
Sudden severe pain in lower left side, painful walking, bending, sharp cutting pain in side, Burning in thigh, pain spread to in abdomin, and low back?
There could be : Several reasons for this pattern including disc &/or facet(spine joint) degeneration with or without some instability & with or without associated narrowing or stenosis of nerve exit holes (neuroforamen ) or due to a possible disc herniation. If it persists or worsens, you may need a more thorough evaluation for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. Other possibilities include pyriformis syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in lower back above butt-right side. Standing causes pain in knee, tingling in foot/toes, numbness. History of tissue damage + curve of spine?
Needs evaluation: You are describing symptoms that suggest possibly some nerves are being pinched. Would suggest getting evaluated to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Variety of causes: This may be due to a variety of causes that include: (i) musculoskeletal, (ii) vascular, (iii) or neurological. Pain associated with an injury is more likely to be either (i) or (iii). History of spine disease makes (iii) more likely. Any swelling or change in color of skin makes (ii) more likely. Recommend seeing a doctor for further assessment given abrupt onset of symptoms. ...Read more
Pain in leg crease @pelvis meets left leg.Now uncomfortable sensation in calf/toes no swelling/injury.Also have tension in lower back
nerve pain on right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?
Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Please be seen promptly. ...Read more
Diagnose in 2014 with arthritis in neck/back and lumbar spondylosis.Having swelling in lower back/ ankle/knee /muscle spasms/shooting pain down leg?
I would see a back: specialist, such as spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon, for sciatica and spinal stenosis in the lumbar spine. You will need MRI and/or CT myelograms. If left untreated or undiagnosed, spinal stenosis will debilitate you and push towards non-elective surgery which is never a good thing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Pain in hip joint right leg, also aching in lower right leg for a week. I am 60, have diabetes. Lower leg aching in front, to outside of shin bone.?
Sciatica?: You may be suffering from sciatica, that is, leg pain from a lumbar spine problem. Other diagnostic possibilities include diabetic neuropathy(amyotrophy), or vascular problems. If these symptoms persist or are associated with fever, weight loss, or other symptoms, you should consult with your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers