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I am a 44 year old female whose lower left leg is always cold below the knee and alse aches quite a bit?

I am a 44 year old female whose lower left leg is always cold below the knee and alse aches quite a bit?

Circulation: You should have a venous and arterial study of your leg. Circulation problems can be venous or arterial in origin. Go to www.Phlebology.Org and put in your zip code. Find a vein specialist in your area to get a venous doppler duplex exam and go to your family practice doctor and have him check your pulses in your leg. ...Read more

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My left leg below the knee, on the left side keeps going cold.......Even when i rub it or cover it with blankets it doesn't get warm.

My left leg below the knee, on the left side keeps going cold.......Even when i rub it or cover it with blankets it doesn't get warm.

Circulation reduced: Coldness in just one leg raises the question of blocked arterial circulation in that leg. Having your doctor check pulses in your feet is the place to start. If the pulses in that leg are diminished compared to the good leg, this can be evaluated by a vascular lab pressure measurement. This can be ordered by your primary care doctor or a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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Are emg's painful? (left leg below knee)

Are emg's painful? (left leg below knee)

Hurt a little: Emgs done by really good physicians should not really hurt much than a minor acupuncture needle. That said there are locations in some mucles that hurt way more than others, like hand, feet and face. Most people tolerate it well. ...Read more

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Knee pain in the left leg. Who will give me meds?

Knee pain in the left leg. Who will give me meds?

1st need diagnosis: You need a diagnosis. Medication is recommended for specific conditions. Most doctors will recommend Ibuprofen class medicines for the first line of treatment for knee related pains. Narcotic meds are usually only given for temporary pain control after knee surgery. ...Read more

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Cause of pain behind knee after folding or stretching left leg?

Cause of pain behind knee after folding or stretching left leg?

Hamstring: Pain behind the knee w/ ' stretching' your leg may be due to hamstring irritation/ injury, undiagnosed bakers' cysts, and other causes. See your md for evaluation if no improvement or go to er if pain / swelling worsen(dvt work - up). ...Read more

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Feeling pain in nerve just above right leg knee and sometimes in left leg knee.

Feeling pain in nerve just above right leg knee and sometimes in left leg knee.

?Quadriceps strain: Sounds like Quadriceps strain/sprain...do you climb stairs or have you climed a LOT of stairs as a part of your employment?? More Info please you can reach me www.healthtap.com/richardzimon Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more