Top
30
Doctor insights on: Pain And Tighness In Right Lower Leg

Share
1

1
My right lower leg on the outside gusts, what could this be?

My right lower leg on the outside gusts, what could this be?

Please clarify: I don't understand what you mean by 'gusts'. Thanks. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


2

2
Still got pain in right lower leg?

Still got pain in right lower leg?

Still?: Share the initial problem to better help you....Where is the pain on the top, inner side, outer side? When does it occur etc. ...Read more

3

3
What can I do for this pain in right lower leg? Any help?

What can I do for this pain in right lower leg? Any help?

Go to Pharmacy: More information is needed to answer this question. Generally the local pharmacy has over the counter pain medications that are safe to use. Perhaps a stop at the pharmacy will help you decide on a diagnosis and treatment plan to get you feeling better. Pharmacists are available for free consultations and advice every day. This will help direct you on best next steps prior to a doctor visit. ...Read more

5

5
I've had a shooting pain down my right lower leg for 3 days now standing or sitting does not matter it will not go away it comes and goes?

Pain in leg: Sometimes the sciatic nerve can become inflammed and the symptoms can be of pain "shooting" down the leg. It can take time for the swelling to go down. Over the counter anti-inflammatories, and ice can help ...Read more

6

6
I am 23 and I noticed a firm bump from underneath my right lower leg. I have some itching in the area. No unusual colors, though. What could this be?

I am 23 and I noticed a firm bump from underneath my right lower leg. I have some itching in the area. No unusual colors, though. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities. It could be harmless, such as a dermatofibroma, lipoma, or cyst. However, there is a small possibility that it could be a lymph node, tumor, or something concerning. I would recommend having it evaluated to make sure that it is not worrisome. ...Read more

7

7
I get awful pain in the front of my right lower leg that I can only describe as bone pain. Is there anything that can be done to help/relieve this?

I get awful pain in the front of my right lower leg that I can only describe as bone pain. Is there anything that can be done to help/relieve this?

Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibu-: Profen for pain. Get it checked by your gp, as you need to be investigated with an xray, at least. Resting would be helpful.
A detailed history would be worthwhile. ...Read more

8

8
Right lower leg, anterior above ankle, there is a large dent like a chunk is missing. The inside leg is fine and leg feels ok...just looks ugly. For m?

Right lower leg, anterior above ankle, there is a large dent like a chunk is missing. The inside leg is fine and leg feels ok...just looks ugly. For m?

Most likely in the-: Anterior tibialis muscle. The dent is probably from a childhood accident that was a direct blow 2 this area, & U may not recall it. But it is U, & not reversible. ...Read more

9

9
What is causing swelling in my right lower leg and foot?

What is causing swelling in my right lower leg and foot?

Possibilities: Injury, venous insufficiency, lymphedema, infection, inflammatory or systemic conditions are some common reasons. ...Read more

10

10
Large lump very red and hard painful in right lower leg and getting bigger what could it be.

Large lump very red and hard painful in right lower leg and getting bigger what could it be.

The lump needs to: Be looked at by a doc. It may be a sebaceous cyst, tumor, bug bite, etc. Your doc will tell you and treat you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

11

11
My right lower leg bigger than the other. I can also see on MRI, yet radiology notes do not. Radiology notes also say no edema. Is there an error?

My right lower leg bigger than the other. I can also see on MRI, yet radiology notes do not. Radiology notes also say no edema. Is there an error?

Need more info: How old are you? How long has this been a problem. Do your socks leave a mark in your leg at the end of the day? When you push on your shin with your thumb, does it leave an indentation? You may have a lymph or vascular blockage for some reason on your right leg. Recommend you see another doc. ...Read more

13

13
My mum is 76 yrs old and has severe, constant pain in her right, lower leg on the outside. It is like cramp but it never goes away.?

How is her back?: If her lower back fine, consider an ultrasound of the veins of her leg to make sure she doesn't have a clot. Congrats on the us open win! ...Read more

14

14
What causes dizzy spells then right lower leg to go numb?

See a neurologist: Some pathology in brain needs to be ruled out. You need imaging (MRI) and neuro examination. ...Read more

15

15
What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg?

What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg?

Swelling leg anhand: Swelling could be caused by a number of things. Was there any trauma? Could be hypertension dvt, heart disease, kidney failure. Elevate both above the heart to see if a reduction is noted. If not, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

18

18
Small red patches under the skin on my legs, the largest is on the back of my right lower leg. But there are smaller patches on both legs. No pain/itch?

Small red patches under the skin on my legs, the largest is on the back of my right lower leg. But there are smaller patches on both legs. No pain/itch?

Could be: Dry skin or eczema. You have a lot of allergies so eczema would be a definite possibility. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream but this is very weak and you will probably need a prescription, as it won't work any better than a moisturizer but it's worth a try! ...Read more

20

20
Could a pinched nerve in L4, L5, S1, or S2 (racepinephrine) cause the right lower leg to look rounder than the other in the back of the leg but measure the same?

Could a pinched nerve in L4, L5, S1, or S2 (racepinephrine) cause the right lower leg to look rounder than the other in the back of the leg but measure the same?

R/O BAKERS CYST: Usually a pinched nerve in that region will cause sciatica and neuropathic pain. This may result in muscle atrophy and later potential foot drop. If the area behind the knee is full you may have a Bakers Cyst or potentially a DVT. An Doppler US or MRI IS NEEDED to define the anatomy. ...Read more

22

22
broken my right lower leg broken both tibia and fibula (2) places, one place on tibia. How before bones stops moving around. 5 weeks out now?

broken my right lower leg broken both tibia and fibula (2) places, one place on tibia. How before bones stops moving around. 5 weeks out now?

Broken leg: By now your bones should have stabilized. See your orthopedist. You may have to have xrays taken and possibly be recasted ...Read more

24

24
I have had a large (over 1") purple bruiselike ring on my left hip for over a week that is starting to heal and tonight I now have the same ring bruising on my right lower leg (backside close to knee). I am wondering how concerned I should be about these/

I have had a large (over 1") purple bruiselike ring on my left hip for over a week that is starting to heal and tonight I now have the same ring bruising on my right lower leg (backside close to knee). I am wondering how concerned I should be about these/

Possibilities.: While the description sounds like a resolving bruise, I wonder why you are bruising if you had no trauma? It would be good to have a primary care doctor hear your story and possibly order some blood work. Document the spots, locations and take a clear digital picture of them when they occur to share with the provider. ...Read more

25

25
How can I maintain fitness through a stress fracture in the right lower leg?

How can I maintain fitness through a stress fracture in the right lower leg?

Non weightbearing: Non weight bearing activity such as light cycling, swimming and weight lifting (while sitting and lying down). Discuss with your doctor. Will probably be able to gradually increase stress as symptoms resolve. Dr l. ...Read more

26

26
I am a 71 year old overweight female with arthritic pain in both hips and knees, esp right. When I lie down my right lower leg often hurts over bone.

I am a 71 year old overweight female with arthritic pain in both hips and knees, esp right. When I lie down my right lower leg often hurts over bone.

Arthritis: It sounds like osteoarthritis. This has a multi-pronged approach. Weight loss, light resistance exercise, anti-inflammatory meds and surgery are some of the options. With each option you want minimal harm and maximal good. Joint replacement surgery is getting better all the time but should be a last resort. Although not backed by good data, many patients like glucosamine. ...Read more

27

27
Hi. For three days now I've had this pain on my right lower leg frontal radiating to my thigh and right arm and hand with blurred vision.

Hi. For three days now I've had this pain on my right lower leg frontal radiating to my thigh and right arm and hand with blurred vision.

Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

29

29
Flashing pain on right lower leg on the right side of my shin and tingly feet. Can an viral infection cause this? Nerve damage? It comes and goes.

Yes: People with lower back pain can sometimes experience the type of symptoms you are describing, caused by structural irritation of the nerve at the root ("radiculopathy") from herniated disks or spinal stenosis. When someone has these symptoms without back pain, other causes should be considered, including viral meningitis and radiculitis. These tend to improve with time but should be evaluated. ...Read more

30

30
After sitting on leg & causing it to go numb, how long until leg fully returns to normal. Its 4th day and lower leg has tightness & restlessness?

After sitting on leg & causing it to go numb, how long until leg fully returns to normal. Its 4th day and lower leg has tightness & restlessness?

R/O SCIATICA: Your age and description of symptoms is suggestive of sciatica. You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a bulging disc or congenital back issue. Till then no heavy lifting F/U with doctor for medical treatment. NSAID/Muscle Relaxant. ...Read more