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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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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