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Pain Crossing Legs
Burning pain in left lateral thigh that radiates down. Also secondary pain in calf muscle. No back pain. Pain worsens when crossing legs. Diagnosis?
Lateral knee pain mostly when crossing leg. Full weight bearing/strengh (can do ATG bodyweight squats), no swelling or tenderness. Meniscus tear?
IT Band: Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band) can cause pain on the lateral or outside part of the knee. Most common in runners. Common syndrome aggravated by crossing the affected leg. I would expect more swelling and tenderness with a meniscus tear. Stretching, Cold therapy, rest, and NSAIDS are helpful. Good luck ...Read more
Pressure: You can essentially cause two different problems. One is causing a pressure neuropathy by placing pressure on a nerve. This would cause your leg to temporarily fall asleep. The other is you can do the samething to a blood vessel and temporarily stop the blood from flowing much like when you bend a hose and put a kink in it. ...Read more
What causes my knee to hurt when I twist it to the right. Like if you were crossing your leg on the other leg. Locking and unable to straighten?
Darkened skin on outside of calves from repeatedly crossing legs while working at a desk. Stopped crossing legs but not fading. Concerning?
Well interesting: Why do you think this dark area came from crossing your legs? I would say you need an exam and see what these areas are from. Is this the only place you have the dark areas? ...Read more
The left outside part of my shin/calf has been bothering me lately. Don't recall anything that injured it. Hurts most when crossing my leg. What could this be?
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Vitamin B12, magnesi: It could be due to vitamin B12 deficiency, which is more common in vegetarians and which can cause a peripheral neuropathy - nerve dysfunction. Magnesium deficiency is another possible contributing factor. Being very thin can also predispose one to nerve compression when crossing legs or sitting too long. Other nerve disorders due to toxins, drugs and diseases is another possibility. ...Read more
If I keep having bladder accidents even after crossing my legs, should I wear adult diapers or take medication?
Crossing legs for a while causing numbness, is it due to ischemia to the nerve? Or to the vascular structures that cause numbness?
Peroneal: The peroneal nerve gets compressed at the lateral fibular area, and in part the small vessels, vasa nervorum get compressed, with some mild localized and reversible ischemia, but also transient axonal transport cut-off with less distal nutrient delivery. But the nerves cause the numbness, not the blood vessels. ...Read more
Crossing thighs and masturbating for years can damage the hymen? No penetrations. Can crossing legs together and masturbating break d hymen?
Hymen myths: There are alot of myths surrounding an intact hymen. The hymen naturally opens and can open from walking, moving, physical activity and many other things. If you are a virgin you can be proud of that and it does not matter what your hymen looks like. Only an obgyn would know the difference anyway. ...Read more
I'm a girl who has been reaching orgasms through crossing my leg & my bf has started fingering me and I haven't had one yet will I ever be ablE 2?
After crossing my legs and after driving for some time it becomes hard to straighten knees and they seem to pain like they are stuck in a mould.26 yrs?
Can crossing your legs too long do any damage? I had them crossed for about an hour and now bad pain in ankle.
Unproven: There are many reasons for spider vein formation including genetics, pregnancies, aging, trauma and sun exposure. Some have suggested that wearing high heel shoes and crossing the legs will increase the chances of spider vein formation due to the increased pressure on the legs from the shoes or crossing. Although it sounds plausible, there is no real proof that leg crossing worsens veins. ...Read more
How come if you sit for a long time, your legs go numb? (E.g., On the bathroom, sitting on the floor, crossing your legs, etc...)
You're putting: Pressure on nerves and compressing them. This cause temporary numbness. ...Read more
My legs get tingly after about a few min of crossing and so do my arms can't this be MS. Or does MS cause tingling even when ur still?
Sharp pain around right knee shooting down leg when crossing it. Patella doesn't hurt. Full weight bearing and strength. Not swollen either.
Meniscus injury: An injury to the meniscus can lead to pain when applying pressure to the inside of the knee while crossing the legs this can be aggravated. Although usually there is swelling of the knee sometimes you'll only get pain and not much swelling. If regularanti-inflammatories and ice or not helping then it is necessary to obtain consultation with an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
M a virgin. I have never inserted anythng insde my vagina. I don't use tampoons. Can masturbatng for many years by crossing legs break my hymen?
Not likely: The hymen wouldhave to be stretched or torn. What you are describing is unlikely to tear it. ...Read more
Feeling of orgasm without sex by crossing the legs and applying pressure on genitals creates orgasm within 1 or 2 min and now also happens during slee?
I have a sore left knee on the inner side I find it worse after bending or crossing my legs for more than 5 minutes what is the cause?
Injury or not?: Questions that could help determine your diagnosis: was there an injury? Do you have swelling? Are you exercising or training for something? How long have the symptoms been present? Is there painful clicking or popping? The medial collateral ligament, 3 tendons, the medial meniscus, the medial joint, a potential plica, medial retinaculum and patellofemoral joint can cause pain on the inner knee. ...Read more
Seen on a website that women who masturbate by tightening & crossing legs will end up making vagina loose. Is this true or internet myth?
Myth: Pelvic floor muscle exercises (aka Kegel exercises), whether associated with masturbation or not, are beneficial in general and recommended for women after childbirth and with aging to help maintain "good" vaginal tone and prevent urinary stress and urge incontinence. Vaginal childbirth, aging, estrogen deficiency, repeated activities associated with straining associated with loss of vaginal tone. ...Read more
I m masturbating by crossing legs and pressing my clitoris by fingers it creates orgasm is it common or rare and what are its side effects?
I have an intermittent burning pain in the outside center of my right thigh. Pain is always there when crossing my right leg over my left. What's up?
Sharp pain on right inner thigh along bikini line when squatting, crossing legs, getting up. Sometimes hard to walk after. Lasts a couple days to week?
Muscle pain: Pain in the groin or as you say along the bikini line can have many causes some of which can be serious. The most common cause is a strained or torn tendon, ligament or muscle. These types of injuries usually improve with time but if this persists or worsens you should see an orthopedic doctor. Inflammation of the lymph nodes in the groin can also cause pain and usually they are swollen. ...Read more
I have a sore left knee on the inner side which gets worse with constant bending or crossing my legs for more than 5 mins. I'm not excersising/trainin?
I will do cross leg orgasm by crossing legs applying pressure on vagina multiple tiimes a day from age 6 is it causes sexual asphyxia or not?
No: Sexual asphyxia is the result of people using ropes or other restraining devices that compress the neck. ...Read more
Do antipsychotic cause muscle damage or rewire them because of muscle tightening and stiffness? I have trouble crossing legs and bending bc lowerback
Not muscle damage: I don't know which antipsychotic you're taking, but all of them at a high enough dose can cause movement problems such as stiffness and tremor, etc. This isn't a muscle problem. Instead it has to do with the balance of neurotransmitters in nervous system pathways affecting movement. Many of these problems can resolve when the med is stopped, but some last much longer. ...Read more
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