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My mom for 10 years has had increasing throbbing pain in both lower legs upon standing. Walking lessens pain. - doppler perfect bloodwork.

My mom for 10 years has had increasing throbbing pain in both lower legs upon standing.  Walking lessens pain. - doppler perfect bloodwork.

Could Be Stenosis: The symptoms you are describing sound like claudication. This can happen either when blood vessels get narrowed or when the nerves of the spine are compressed especially with standing. If sitting and rest make the pain less, I would consider evaluation with either lumbar MRI or vascular specialist ...Read more

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Low back pain, numbness inside both lower legs.. Numbness when sitting in butt, gets better when i stand. I always have gad which think makes me worse?

Low back pain, numbness inside both lower legs.. Numbness when sitting in butt, gets better when i stand. I always have gad which think makes me worse?

PInched Nerve: The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Other possibilities include spondylolisthesis in which obtaining a a flexion/extension x-rays and MRI can help to evaluate this. ...Read more

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Pain lower back, both legs, knees. Hips & bum hurt intermittently when walking. Legs both achey, lower legs hurt when massaged. Hurt when resting to?

Pain lower back, both legs, knees. Hips & bum hurt intermittently when walking. Legs both achey, lower legs hurt when massaged. Hurt when resting to?

Circulation?: It could be a circulation problem or narrowing of the spinal canal in the lower back region. I would get this checked as soon as you can by your doctor or an urgent care. ...Read more

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I am experiencing limb spasms, contracture, limb pain and calf pain.worse lying down both feet&lower legs.2daystook relaxer to sleep dr ordered bmp?

I am experiencing  limb spasms, contracture, limb pain and calf pain.worse lying down both feet&lower legs.2daystook relaxer to sleep dr ordered bmp?

Unclear question: BMP is a common screening test but is usually not diagnostic of an illness. You should go through with the evaluation and follow your doctor's advice. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Vibrating feeling in lower legs?

Vibrating feeling in lower legs?

Legs vibrating????: Unclear what you mean "vibrating feeling". If episodic and no other symptoms then i wouldn't worry about it. As an interest, do you often have a computer on your lap and/or keep a phone in your pants pocket or on your belt? ...Read more

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Do wounds on lower legs heal more slowly?

Do wounds on lower legs heal more slowly?

That depends.: If there is any problem with arterial or venous circulation wounds may heal slower. That is why it is important to understand the blood flow and confounding factors that may affect wound healing. ...Read more

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How do you put weight on your lower legs fast?

How do you put weight on your lower legs fast?

Why hurry: Hey you are talking to somebody with skinny legs :) real answer is there is no healthy "fast way". But any body muscle with exercise and stretching can be developed. ...Read more

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What causes a brown discoloration on my wife's lower legs?

What causes a brown discoloration on my wife's lower legs?

Pigmentary changes: Difficult to say without seeing. Commonly brown discoloration can occur over the skin after inflammation has subsided and healing is occuring in areas of previous rashes. This phenomenon is known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih). On lower legs this can occur after developing chronic stasis dermatitis. Pih usually improves with time. ...Read more

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Why does my lower legs feel like there wet but there not ?

Why does my lower legs feel like there wet but there not  ?

Paresthesia: This sounds like what we would call a paresthesia, feeling something that is not really there or that does not correspond with what something should feel like. It is worth seeing your doctor and being evaluated further for issues with the peripheral nerves ...Read more

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What are the causes of a brown discoloration on her lower legs?

Aging spots: Brown or other venous stasis lesions on the skin come from long term edema and swelling that damages the skin and makes it appear to age too early. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when one of your lower legs swells up?

See details: There are several possible causes but the one that can cause major problems is a blood clot. See your doctor asap. If that is not possible, go to the er. ...Read more

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Fluid on lower legs after day at work but gone when I wake up in morning?

Fluid on lower legs after day at work but gone when I wake up in morning?

Venous insufficiency: Fluid will pool in your lower extremities as it fights gravity to return to your heart. This is why it typically is worse throughout the day with your legs being lower then your chest and improves with leg elevation such as sleeping. keeping your legs elevated as often as possible throughout the day will minimize the leg swelling. ...Read more

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Why might it be that I have pain in my lower legs while jogging, but it stops when i do?

Why might it be that I have pain in my lower legs while jogging, but it stops when i do?

Compartment syndrome: Exercise induced exertional compartment syndrome is on the top of the list. The pain would get worse with the impact and increased blood flow of running then predictably resolve after running stops. The pain would center over the anterior and lateral muscle compartments of your leg feeling exceptionally firm when painful. Sometimes a surgical release is indicated. Talk to an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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My current dr is asking me the name of a diagnosis I got ten years ago, because my lower legs move side to side. Can you tell me?

RESTLESS LEG SYNDROM: if u experience uncomfortable involuntary leg moves or if this disturbing ypur sleep, it could be RLTS( restles leg syndrome). There is several option to treat. But i would discuss wityh your new MD 1 st .. to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My friend was diagnosed w herpes1 and has been getting prickly sensations/pains lower legs below butt for weeks. Are these symptoms?hw cn stop pain?

Not herpes: Presumably your friend was diagnosed with genital herpes due to HSV1, right? However, for sure this is not the cause of the leg symptoms. Despite what you can find from nonscientific sources online, herpes does not cause ongoing back pain, lower leg pain or tingling, etc. If concerned, s/he should see a doctor. But no worries about herpes as the cause. ...Read more

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Lately I've been feeling a pulling sensation in my lower legs, often on the sides of legs, when I lie down or wake up. What could possibly cause that?

See sleep specialist: Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) is a sleep disorder characterized by rhythmic movements of the limbs during sleep. The episodes may last anywhere from a few minutes to several hours. See a sleep specialist for consultation and a sleep study (PSG test). ...Read more

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Pain and swelling of lower legs?

Pain and swelling of lower legs?

Post op swelling: You list arthroscopic surgery. It it was recent, this may be the cause. In either case elevate the legs above your heart and use support hose. ...Read more

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What makes lower legs hard as tree trunks?

Many: Legs can feel heavy and hard when pts are in heartfailure , hypothyroidism, lymphedema, and severe venous insuffiency. ...Read more