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Left back of leg pain is worse lying down. What should I do?

Left back of leg pain is worse lying down. What should I do?

Hard to say: You need to see a doctor for a thorough physical exam. The pain could be coming from pinched nerves in your back, nerve compression in the buttock or it could be bursa, joint or muscle pain. Too many variables here. ...Read more

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Upper back leg hurts only when sitting or lying down. Happens quite often then goes away. What could be wrong?

Upper back leg hurts only when sitting or lying down. Happens quite often then goes away. What could be wrong?

See ans: You are very young could just be a positional issue. You could be checked for scoliosis but sounds positional. Makes sure you sit and stand straight. If persists get an exam ...Read more

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I have pain in my thigh, groin and outer leg. When lying down?

I have pain in my thigh, groin and outer leg. When lying down?

Musculoskeletal : Pain in hip, groin & anterior thigh in fiftyish female might be a sciatica variant. Sciatica is a pain pattern with different causes. Lumbar impingement of sciatic nerve roots characteristically causes radiation down buttock. Sacroiliac joint (sij) hypermobility characteristically causes radiation to groin. Fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block of sij can be diagnostic. See physiatrist. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my right side, hurts more when using right leg. Feels better when lying on left side?

Sharp pain on my right side,  hurts more when using right leg.   Feels better when lying on left side?

Uncertain: Your question is vague WHere exactly does it hurt on the right side? Is it on the Righ foot, knee, leg, hip or arm? Does it hurt when you walk, run or climb stairs? Your pain is most likely musculoskeletal, but further information is needed to further refine the answer. ...Read more

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Pain in my outer left leg that moves around. Seems worse after sitting or standing. Lying down w pillow under leg helps.

Pain in my outer left leg that moves around. Seems worse after sitting or standing. Lying down w pillow under leg helps.

Nerve Impingement: Sounds like you may have a nerve impingement. The flexed position of sitting and the weight of your body when standing applies more pressure to the nerve thus worsening your symptoms, and when lying flat with a supportive pillow, the verve gets some relief. You need to see the Dr. for an exam and testing or a possible nerve impingement syndrome. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My husband has been lying on the couch with very little activity for three and a half months and now he has leg pain that starts in the back ?

My husband has been lying on the couch with very little activity for three and a half months and now he has leg pain that starts in the back ?

Rule out a DVT: The first thing to do is rule out a blood clot. Long periods of inactivity and decreased ambulation can lead to a dvt, which, more importantly can lead to a pulmonary embolism which can be fatal. After that is ruled out, the back pain can be from either tight muscles in the legs and back or irritation of a nerve from mal-alignment of vertebrae after long term poor positioning. Rule out DVT first. ...Read more

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When lying in bed a get weird tickley feeling through both my legs which keeps me awake?

When lying in bed a get weird tickley feeling through both my legs which keeps me awake?

Leg discomfort: If you have similar sensation when you sit still during the day, this could be restless legs syndrome. You also would experience an urge to move your legs which is worse at night. Symptoms are relieved by walking or rubbing your legs. Your symptoms also could be due to a neuropathy, which's symptoms are often is worse at night. ...Read more

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I am 35+ and having chronic leg pain only while lying down. What could be the reason? Could one suggest any remedy without using medicines?

I am 35+ and having chronic leg pain only while lying down. What could be the reason? Could one suggest any remedy without using medicines?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more