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Left leg shin pain and swelling?

Left leg  shin pain and swelling?

Shin splints: Or tendonopathy are strong possibilities. Ice may help as well as antiinflammatory, if pain psists would follow up with doc. ...Read more

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Calf Swelling (Definition)

I assume we are talking about a baby cow... The area of which you are referring to, are the 2 muscles that make up the posterior of the lower leg. The larger gastocnemious muscle and the smaller soleus muscle together are referred to as the calf muscle. Swelling could be due to trauma or any number of origins. They attach to ...Read more


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Swelling and pain in my left leg near fingers?

Swelling and pain in my left leg near fingers?

Circulation or muscl: The symptoms could be circulation - either an inflammation in theveins or arteries or an acute tendonitis. Consult your physician or podiatrist to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Pain left ankle plus my left foot swells up?

Pain  left ankle plus  my left foot swells up?

Ankle pain.: If there is no trauma involved, tendon problems or degenerative changes may be causing this. See your local podiatrist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Inside knee pain on my right leg.

Inside knee pain on my right leg.

C an ortho: At ur age u could mave some arthritis in the knee, or a meniscal tear. B cn by an ortho surg & with x-rays & exam u should have ur answer. ...Read more

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Swollen left lower leg and foot?

Swollen left lower leg and foot?

Leg edema: For single swollen leg, you need to go to er for duplex to rule out deep venous thrombosis( clot). You didn't give your medications. Take full adult Aspirin now till you go to er. Once the DVT is out then see your doctor for further evaluation. Thanks. ...Read more

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Lump near my lateral malleolus of my left ankle Dull pain to touch ?

Lump near my lateral malleolus of my left ankle 
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Ankle pain: Did you recently have trauma to your ankle? Do you have any history of inflammatory disease, fevers, or cancer? Consult with us to help determine cause. This is not normal. ...Read more

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Why left hand and left foot swell?

Why left hand and left foot swell?

Unilateral swelling : The symptoms reported are vague and a doctors visit is recommended to help sort this out. Swelling to a doctor could mean swelling, edema, synovitis, lymphadenopathy, etc. The fact that its unilateral is interesting. With history of cat allergy as listed in your profile, angioedema comes to mind, which can cause swelling attacks and not always symmetric. Good luck. ...Read more

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Left leg middle of shin and ankle swelling and pain?

Left leg middle of shin and ankle swelling and pain?

Leg pain: If not activity related could be related to blood clot (dvt), could be infectious such as cellulitis, or could be inflamed such as gout. Not enough information here to really be more definitive. ...Read more

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Slight tingling in right leg below knee?

Slight tingling in right leg below knee?

ITB: Iliotibial band syndrome and bursitis are some things that come to my mind. You doctor can do a few orthopedic tests on exam in his/her office to help figure this out. ...Read more

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Neck pain into forehead and left side of nose left shoulder left arm left elbow left hip left leg left foot. Top of foot feel numb. What is this?

Headache?: Any reason to believe you are having a stroke ? Are you having any weakness anywhere? How is your speech? The areas you described aren't linked so easily. Only place i source i could think of would be in your brain, but even there, what you are describing is just one place. Seek help please! ...Read more

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Got pain in right toe and left ankle?

Got pain in right toe and left ankle?

Too general a : Question. Pain can be secondary to so many things, where on the toe, when does it hurt, what does the pain feel like..Etc etc would be helpful..Kindly provide additional information. ...Read more

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Pain swelling and lump in left testical?

Pain swelling and lump in left testical?

Possible emergency: Sudden onset of severe testicular pain could be due to torsion & requires immediate attention & an emergency to save testis. Epididymitis can also be very painful & would require antibiotic treatment. Some degree of pain relief, by gently lifting scrotum by hand, would suggest epididymitis & increase pain if torsion. Symptoms could also be due to hemorrhage into testicular tumor. Thus see Dr. ASAP ...Read more

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Left fore arm is tight. Left foot is tingling. Left shin has sharp pain.

Sharp pain: In leg and tingling in feet is likely a sign of nerve problem and would seek out neurologist who will likely order a nerve conduction study or other tests and possible medications. ...Read more

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I have rt upper abdominal pain and left foot ankle swelling?

??: They are probably not directly related a through evaluation seems in order best wishes. ...Read more

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My right leg hurts from the calf down?

My right leg hurts from the calf down?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Left leg swollen and painful, hurts to walk?

Left leg swollen and painful, hurts to walk?

Strain: if you are active and no real warm up activity before strenous lifting or exercise, this is likely a minor tear at the myotendinous junction of the muscle in your leg. ...Read more

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Sever pain in my left ankle?

Sever pain in my left ankle?

Ankle pain: Need to get an exam. Any trauma? If not, then that changes the work up and diagnostic tree. ...Read more

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My left foot and leg from knee down swells, throbs and tingles why?

My left foot and leg from knee down swells, throbs and tingles  why?

Various possible: Causes and some could be serious. Need an in-person exam to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a sharp throbbing pain running from my left thigh down to my left calf?

Sciatica: Sounds like sciatica. If not debilitating and no bowel/bladder issues, then i rec a low back exercise program. Orthoinfo.Org, click on lower back, find low back pain exercise guide. Take anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen or naproxen) per directions on the bottle unless you have a medical contraindication. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more