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My Leg Muscles Ache
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
PROBABLY: Sounds like it. Have it looked at if not improving 24-48 hrs., sooner if worsening. ...Read more
For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.
Aching upper body: Would check for strep throat, even if not symptomatic, or mycoplasma infection may also be TMJ or bruxism ( grinding teeth at night ), reflux check for h pylori as well, check ESR, CBC, CPK, ANA for autoimmune process, though less likely check EKG, troponin, check CXR and for lymph nodes / thyroid would follow up with doc ER today. ...Read more
See a doctor: If you haven't already, see a doctor in order to determine if there is a relationship with your symptoms. Having a detailed history and physical exam will be invaluable to determining next steps. ...Read more
Lower back pain now radiating down my outter thighs to knee. Now tingling hot pains radiating down to my calf, ankle & foot?
Seek your doctor: You may have irritation of some of the nerve roots of the spine or the spine itself(though you'd be young for this). Really consider seeing your primary care doctor better define what's causing your symptoms. This will help you come to a better plan of action(treatment) and get you feeling better sooner. ...Read more
My right leg feels heavy when I walk. It feels like there's a throbbing pulse(no pain) in my right thigh, hip flexor, and both calves.
Claudication : It sounds like you have either neurogenic or vascular claudication, or possibly radiculopathy from a disc herniation and nerve root compression. I would recommend a number I and vascular studies to determine the diagnosis. I would also ask you to examine any change in activities such as prolong sitting or changes to your exercise regimen. ...Read more
Have numb big left toe knee hip back shoulder pain twitch shaking spasm in riggt side right ribcage left lower leg. 39 fatigue vertigo upperback pain?
I am experiencing numbness on both my legs near my ankles, mostly on my left leg. Pain experience also on left calf muscles.
Stretch and rest: Try stretching and resting the muscle.Get a more detailed answer ›
I havent hurt my leg at all. My right quad hurts really bad. The pain spasms. I can straighten my leg and walk on it. Resting my leg causes pain.
If it is only: pain at rest, then you probably do have a severe muscle spasm. If it happens a lot at night, you may have restless leg syndrome. You will need some blood tests to check for electrolyte abnormalities and dehydration. Drink lots of Pedialyte, coconut water or Gatorade to see if your cramps are relieved. ...Read more
My leg muscles have been aching for a week. I can't have a decent sleep. Earlier in the week i swam in cold water. Is there a connection?. Howdo i fix
20 years old and healthy. My legs and caf muscles ache when it is cold, especially at night. Sometimes effecting my wrist. No injuries?
CLAUDICATION: Do you smoke? Could you have a rheumatoid disease? You need to be seen by you r family physicain. ...Read more
My right wrist is really achy, and my legs (near calf muscles) ache a lot when its cold. My doc did ANA test it was neg. Renaulds phenomena to sometime?
See rheumatologist: It is time for you to consult a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Need an exam: The complaints are very vague, a visit to your doctor may allow for more interview and examination. This is the best approach to symptoms described. The differential diagnosis is too braod for achy legs. It could be mechanical , postural, nerve issues, back issues, vascular, neuromuscular, or normal reponse to extreme activities. ...Read more
I generally have ache in my lower leg muscles since my childhood. Is it serious, by now am use to living with it.
Deconditioning: Deconditioning, also called disuse atrophy (due to sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity) is the most common cause in north america. Other causes include vascular (blockages of arteries down the leg) or spinal stenosis (tightening around spinal nerves). If not better with daily running - walking - stationary bike - rowing machine use for 6-8 weeks, have your family doc start the workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle aches: Answer depends on when and why they ache. Stretches and massage can help. Microcurrent treatments for spasm can help. Hydration and magnesium can help. If those don't work, get examined, including by good physician and physical therapist. Sometimes legs ache because of back problems. ...Read more
I have workout 3 days ago. And My leg muscles are very sore. How can I get them not to be painful? I have a tens unit.
Overuse: worked out little hard and now have muscle stiffness as muscles recover. Exercise, esp vigorous exercise tears down the muscle fibers and then they heal bigger and stronger. But, this comes at a price of inflammation and some injury. NSAID for pain and inflammation (if no medical reason not to) GENTLE stretching to help muscle tightness. GENTLE exercise to assist blood flow to help recovery. ...Read more
A bruise or worse...: Purple color may mean a bruise or bleeding under the skin. A sore muscle can be some bleeding from broken muscle fibers inside the muscle (called a muscle strain). If a person bleeds easily, there can be a hematoma in the muscle. If there are risk factors for a blood clot in the leg, such as recent surgery, injury, taking ocp's, sitting for several hours, etc..., the E.R. Or a doctor should check. ...Read more
I am having an ache that goes from my right testicle down my right leg. It feels like a muscle but I'm not sure. It comes and goes?
For a couple years now i've suffered from very sore inner thigh muscles. It's only on the left leg and hurts to touch. Nothing helps. Any thoughts?
My muscles in my legs are so sore when i woke up today im 17, i did nothing abmormal yesterday or any exersize to make them sore? What is this from?
I have red marks appearing on my legs, it feels like the muscles are aching and the skin is pulled tight. what could it be?
Needs to be checked: It is very hard for us to tell you what the red marks on the legs are from without more information and examination.Get it checked from your doctor ...Read more
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