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Doctor insights on: Lower Leg Pain In Elderly

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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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Lower Leg Pain (Definition)

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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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Reason for lower leg pain upon waking at beach?

Reason for lower leg pain upon waking at beach?

Muscle strain: Using muscles on your legs that you are not used to using causing increased strain. ...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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Horrible lower leg pain immediately after exercising, what this is?

Many possibilities: It may just be low potassium or magnesium but any "horrible" pain should be evaluated asap. See a doctor. ...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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I am a grad student who suffers severe lower leg pain. Do any other students who climb up/down suffer from the same?

Depends: Are you a grad student in mountain climbing? It depends on your activity and where exactly you are hurting. ...Read more

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