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Pain In Lower Legs And Feet
I have severe bilateral neuropathic pain in my lower leg and feet. I have it during the day, but it's horrific at night. I also have shooting pain?
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
After hip replacement surgery, I am suffering pain in my lower back, legs, and feet. I didn't have these problems before surgery. What is going on?
Leg length change?: Often, after hip replacement, one leg is left shorter than the other.This changes your gait causing all the symptoms you mentioned: chronic low back pain, foot & leg pain.Surgery could also have caused other problem like pubic shear which needs to be realigned.A good osteopathic eval. might pinpoint the problem.Answer could be as simple as a heel lift or osteopathic manipulation. ...Read more
Hi, I have petchia appearing on my lower legs and feet and I was wondering if I should be worried.
Cause of swelling: There are many reasons for swelling in the lower leg and feet. But the 3 most common causes are; Trauma, infection, or circulation problems. Generally, with infection, there will be redness and skin will be warm to the touch. With trauma, there may be some bruising present as well. With circulation problems, you will see indentation in the skin when you squeeze the limb. ...Read more
Both of my lower legs and feet are swollen, red, and warm to the touch. My feet especially really hurt. What could be causing this?
Merits urgent exam: First, one must determine the cause of the leg edema. It might be heart failure, vein problems, hypertension, heart valve problem, infection or other problem. Once the diagnosis is known, it can be treated appropriately. The goal is to eliminate the inflammation and edema and prevent its recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a feeling of "ants crawling" in my lower legs and feet almost everyday. I walk an hour daily (even walking) and eat healthy. What gives?
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