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My Legs Are Aching All The Time
Need to be seen: Cold intolerance raises the serious possibility of hypothyroidism, which only a physician can diagnose. A second possibility is mild congestive heart failure, with too little blood reading the skin. Pain in the legs can be anything from a neuropathy to serious vascular disease (gangrene risk) to metabolic bone disease. ...Read more
Joints or muscles: #fibromyalgia? Generalized pains in "joints" might be a type of arthritis. Widespread chronic muscle spasm and pain might manifest the same pattern of pain. This type of problem suggests that a general medical evaluation is in order to look for inflammation, thyroid problems, and fibromyalgia as common causes. Exotic ; rare causes are numerous. ...Read more
Could wearing flip-flops all the time cause the aches and stiffness in my feet and legs? Calves especially tight. Been several months.
Yes: Flip flops provide almost no support. If worn for prolonged periods of activity can lead to many foot conditions and deformities. ...Read more
Hi, i've got unbearable pain in both feet. Its in the side, in the ball and toes.
The pain goes up my calves and they ache all the time
Im having pains in my thighs and knees and left arm, sometimes in both knees or both thighs and also neck but not all the time help! please!
You need medical che: When you have wide spread pains like you described, you need a medical check up by your doctor to make sure you do not have a serious illness. This will require a physical examination and some simple blood tests which can give us a better idea about your health. It may all be due to inactive lifestyle. You need to exercise daily which is all you may need provided your medical check up was normal. ...Read more
My legs below the knees hurt most of the time and are most of the time swollen. My feet also hurt on the top of them, but not on the bottom. I don't salt my food but when i eat something that is salty my hands and lower legs and feet ache and swell. I
My legs below the kn: Discuss side effects with your internist from any meds you take that can cause swelling as well as some conditions such as high bp, lymphedema, venous insufficiency. Salt can definitely cause swelling. Get venous ultrasound, consult with vascular dr. Support stockings, exercise, venous pump can help, loosing weight if you are over-weight helps tremendously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Look at lumbar spine: The first concern is your physical condition. Are you slim and physically fit or heavy and out of shape? If there are no obvious causes, get a MRI scan of your lumbar spine. The fatigue is of concern. If you are heavy and smoke, solution may be straightforward - lose weight, stop smoking, start exercising. Do you have diabetes? If not, get some blood tests to check for it. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: The list of things that can cause chronic itch are many. Start with properly moisturizing feet and hands, and not over-washing them. Soaps should be mild, no perfumes or dyes. You can try Hydrocortisone Cream 0.5 - 1% 1-2 times a day if available at drug stores in Australia. If the symptoms continue or worsen, see a doctor - SOMETIMES can be due to more worrisome conditions. ...Read more
I have burning in my thighs and legs they fill hot all the time my thighs fill like they are on fire and its getting worse?
Peripheral neuropath: If it's just your thighs & legs and not the rest of you, then i guess i'm not going to worry too much about (pre)menopause but rather focus on peripheral neuropathy. Both thighs & legs? If so, less likely to be due to post-herpetic neuralgia or spinal cord damage. Vitamin deficiency, especially b12, is linked to peripheral neuropathy. So is poorly controlled diabetes. Go see your family doctor! ...Read more
My legs are constantly sore and I'm always tired. My right leg on the side keeps getting bruises. I have multiple of them together but they are small.
Leg bruises: Lets do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can work out what might be the problem, ...Read more
Time to see a doctor: Normal, healthy people are not "tired all the time" and do not have "pain all over", without a good reason. A primary care doctor can look for reasons for fatigue, such as anemia, infection, auto-immune disease, thyroid problems, cancer, insomnia, etc... Various tests may be needed, depending on one's whole story, and sequence or symptoms. ...Read more
The tendon or center of the back of both my knees including my calves are always sore and aching and keeping my from sleeping? Im always standing and working out because im in the military and stretching doesn't help. My calves are always sore and when si
Hi.Experiencing leg pain in both legs.The pain is not severe,but uncomfortable.It's located all over my calves en back of my legs.Tingling.Any idea?
I am cutting weight for a martial arts tournament and my legs are aching all the time. What is this? Will it go away once i switch to my normal diet?
Stay hydrated! : May be musculoskeletal in nature from your workouts, however....Stay very well hydrated, consider multivitamin, sometimes can be related to potassium deficiency (excessive sweating etc.). A banana a day will not cream your weight cutting, there is a fine balance between weight cutting and dehydration and at 16 years old, watch your health (i know wrestlers everywhere are groaning....). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be causing my legs to ache almost all the time but especially when i lay down. My feet have been cold if that could also be a symptom?
Have your back check: If you are have radiating or aching pain in your legs and temperature changes in feet have you lower back examined. ...Read more
For 2 years now, my arms, legs & hips ache all the time & its much worse in the am. What could be going on? I'm 45 & otherwise mostly healthy.
Maybe fibromyalgia?: "fibromyalgia" is all-over muscle aching, stiffness, and soreness, often worse in the mornings and late in the day. There are several inflammatory illnesses it could be, especially if you have pain/stiffness/swelling in your joints. See a rheumatologist for proper diagnosis. Treatment for fibromyalgia is to become fit, flexible, and strong, but avoid excessive exercise that could cause a flare-up. ...Read more
I have had leg and back pain for over a month. My leg aches all the time and when I beND forward a get a sharp pain in my hip and lower back and buttocks region?
Feet red after walking 2 yrs now and its getting worse. now my legs ache all the time. left ankle feels like twitching or vibrating when resting??
I have 4 children and by the time it's 10pm my legs ache in pain and i take ibruofen every night?
Not good: Too much Ibuprofen is associated with heart damage. Have you tried stretching over the course of the day. This may relieve some of the leg pain at night. See a physical therapist or find some good leg stretching exercises on the internet. The easiest is putting your leg up on a chair and leaning, not bending forward. Also try getting down on one knee and leaning forward. Do these for ten seconds. ...Read more
I'm 17 and I masterbated 3 times today and my right teste is sore when j put pressure on it and when it hits against my leg is that normal?
See below: Like many things in life, too little or too much of one thing may have undesirable consequences. Discomfort in the testicle (aka orchalgia) in a young man is often related to either too frequent (overuse) or too infrequent ejaculation (underuse). Usually, rest/reduction of masturbation frequency and OTC ibuprofen, naproxen, or acetaminophen helpful. Persistent pain or swelling deserves evaluation ...Read more
The pain is mostly in the front thigh. I used to do moderate exercise which include jogging for 15-20 mins. I took a 2 month break. After that every time I jog even for two mins or do strenuous leg exercises the thighs get heavy and sore. ?
Thigh muscle: The muscles in the front of the thigh include the medial and lateral as well as the middle thigh muscles. With pain in this location we need to have an evaluation of your hip, the other muscles of the anterior thigh such as the psoas muscles. This is something you're going to have in an evaluation even a hernia could cause a problem. Defined muscles are the rectus femoris, thelateralis andefined muscles are the rectus femoris, the best is lateralis and vastus medialis ...Read more
What are the syphils symptoms...And syphils is danger or not? Coz m seen some time one or two painless round sore on leg .I received oral sex dats y?
I have been having a small sharp pain on the inner side of my left calf. I also get some aching behind my leg at times too. this has been about a week?
Calf pain: if you have abnormal swelling, Left side bigger than the right, and pain it is possible you may have a DVT (deep venous thrombosis). I would go to your PCP and obtain a venous ultrasound to evaluate for a venous blood clot. If this is the case you will need to be on blood thinners for about 3 months. get checked now. ...Read more
Leg ache from knee down almost a restless feeling but quite strong pain happens about 1 to 2 times a week
Varicose veins?: If the ache is most noticeable when you have been on your feet for an especially long time during the day, varicose veins could certainly be one of the possible causes for your symptoms. If you have some very prominent visible veins, it is worth it to see a vein specialist/phlebologist. If you have some visible veins that aren't very prominent, you might want to try compression stockings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do my legs ache in the evening and mornings my cholestral medicine has been changed three times and the ache is still there
May be no from meds: May be it is not related to your cholesterol meds and there may be another cause for it you need a comrehensive exam and blood test to find the cause meanwhile ask your doctor if it is ok to stop the statins he/she has prescrbed to see if there is any relationship with statins and your leg pains. ...Read more
I'm a 22 year old woman and my knee been hurting for almost 2 years. It feels like it is sore but it's not. I can't fully extend my leg at times.
A few times I've had a dull ache develop in my legs on weekends when I'm inactive, but it subsides once I become active. No swelling. Should I worry?
Don't worry!: If there's no swelling and it subsides with activity, I wouldn't worry. Clots produce swelling, almost always on one side only. And the symptoms wouldn't improve with activity. If it continues, talk to your doctor about checking your electrolytes like potassium, and looking for other sources of pain. ...Read more
Since 2-3 months my left leg has been aching a lot for no reason, that without Brufen I could not sleep at times. Last week I had Polypecto?
Face to face with MD: Female age? says Since 2-3 months my left leg has been aching a lot for no reason, that without Brufen I could not sleep at times.Last week I had Polypecto? Assuming Polypecto means Polypectomy (excision of Polyp from ones colon) Is one saying Brufen caused Polyp or that L leg ache is related to polyp? Question not clear. Face to face with MD for Physical could resolve issue. ...Read more
Have had aching feeling down one leg for a few weeks. Now it has a heavy feeling and slight numbness at times in that leg.
I recently got bitten 3 times on the leg, 2 are mosquito but the 3rd is different and now my whole leg aches painfully. Never happened before. ???
My knees and ankles ache - more the right than the left - not pain but an ache - all the time no matter the position of the legs ?
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