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The front of the top of my right leg from the thigh to the knee goes cold and numb if I stay still too long?

The front of the top of my right leg from the thigh to the knee goes cold and numb if I stay still too long?

Could be: Nerve root compression due to degenerative changes in the spine, could be a vascular problem but much less likely. Best to see a physician for history and physical exam. ...Read more

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I have an aching pain in my upper right leg. It feels like the pain is in my hip and knee and moves through my thigh. It is starting to get bad?

I have an aching pain in my upper right leg. It feels like the pain is in my hip and knee and moves through my thigh. It is starting to get bad?

Sciatica: Your pain may be due to sciatica. Please look it up online to familiarize yourself with this condition and what you can do to treat this condition at home. If the pain worsens or continues it may be time to see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am having Knee pain from the top of the knee cap that radiates down to the ankle and up to the thigh on the right leg ice is not helping?

I am having Knee pain from the top of the knee cap that radiates down to the ankle and up to the thigh on the right leg ice is not helping?

Try Advil/Aleve: This problem introduces the phenomenon of 'referred pain'. Usually with this the origin is fairly localizable. As the intensity of the pain increases so does the zone of perceived involvement. This presentation of severe knee pain is not uncommon. Note that this is unlikely to be sciatica. The quadriceps tendon traverses the top of the patella. One possibility is this could be strained. ...Read more

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For the past few days I had this excruciating pain in my right leg at the top of my calve just below the bend of my knee. Is it something I should worry about?

For the past few days I had this excruciating pain in my right leg at the top of my calve just below the bend of my knee. Is it something I should worry about?

Possibly.: Sometimes calf pain is due to a blood clot; if you're on hormones or have been immobile (long car/plane trip) your risk is higher. A tear in the muscle or tendon can also cause this type of pain. An ultrasound can help distinguish between them. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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When I stretch out my right leg the top of my knee feels like its being overstretched, what could this be?

When I stretch out my right leg the top of my knee feels like its being overstretched, what could this be?

That's very normal --: To have that feeling on front of the lower end of the thigh (above the knee), as the quadriceps muscles are being contracted to allow the leg to be extended (stretched).
So need to worry and be happy. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my right leg above my knee on the outer side I have a lump on my right leg above my knee on the outer side it been there for 6 years buts its starting to hurt, it not to hard but not soft and it feels like its getting biger it moves arou

There: There are multiple conditions that could cause swelling, such as a lipoma (benign fatty tissue) or a synovial cyst (a cyst from the knee joint), or other causes. If a patient started having pain in the area or increased swelling then seeing their primary care doctor for an evaluation would be reasonable. ...Read more

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My lower right leg hurts, right behind my knee all the way to the top of my heel. What's the reason?

My lower right leg hurts, right behind my knee all the way to the top of my heel. What's the reason?

See the doctor ASAP: There are many possible causes, ranging from muscle strain to a blood clot in the leg. Please see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, when I move my right leg knee (left right) I hear noise. But no pain. It is like cracking fingers. I want to know, is it serious issue? Thanks

Family practice: If there is no pain you wouldn't want to do anything unless it locks up on you. However you maybe developing calcium deposits in the knee joint. Meniscus injury would cause it as well. Follow up with your dr if it becomes symptomatic. ...Read more

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I twisted my right leg, Cannot move painful, dr. Did patella reduction 10yr it helped. Knee cap is loose again, is it partial Patella subluxation again?

I twisted my right leg, Cannot move painful, dr. Did patella reduction 10yr it helped. Knee cap is loose again, is it partial Patella subluxation again?

See your doctor: Your symptoms involve multiple joints. There are several serious conditions that need to be evaluated for by physical exam and x-ray in order to help. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain with numbness on the front of right leg... Mostly on top of knee... What exercises can help relieve pain?

Must have evaluation: Need more information. An orthopedic evaluation can determine whether you have a ruptured disk or other problem. The orthopedist or a physical therapist will then be able to provide the most appropriate exercises based on your condition ...Read more

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20 year old has pain that has traveled from right leg and knee to left leg and knee and now in left arm.  Pain seems to be high especially when moved?

Limb pain: Pain in multiple limbs with increased severity is concerning. As onset is not traumatic one must think of a systemic disorder. Probably infection So. .. Get to a doctor soon ...Read more

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Hi, when I lay down on my right. The top right leg hurts really bad, hip to knee- but it immediately goes away once I stand up. No numbness just sore?

Hi, when I lay down on my right. The top right leg hurts really bad, hip to knee- but it immediately goes away once I stand up. No numbness just sore?

Hip pointer: Could be irritation to the trochanter of your hip.
This could involve the trochanter or likely the bursa or oil sack associated with it.
Try an antiinflmatory for a few days. ...Read more

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Pain starts in knee moves thru calf muscle down to toes Moving kinda helps but once stopped the pain is back. Mainly right leg. Did nothing to knee?

Pain starts in knee moves thru calf muscle down to toes Moving kinda helps but once stopped the pain is back. Mainly right leg. Did nothing to knee?

Hard to say: Difficult to say based on the information. This could be related to your calf muscles, achilles or your knee. If it's persistent or limits your activity then would be worth seeing a sports physician/orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have a old ligament injury to right knee and now on top it I have a bakers cyst. And very swollen hole right leg and can hardly walk and flutters

I have a old ligament injury to right knee and now on top it I have a bakers cyst. And very swollen hole right leg and can hardly walk and flutters

Joint problems: It sounds to me like there are multiple issues surrounding your knee/leg. It is time to get to a board-certified orthopedic surgeon for an in depth evaluation of all the problems. ...Read more

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Entire right leg is sore stubbed middle toe 1mth ago had it buddywrapped briefly now entire foot is in pain up shin around knee to top of calf & above?

Was the toe: Ever xrayed? Were you wearing a surgical shoe? If you have swelling or calf pain first and foremost a clot should be ruled out. Everything else is secondary. ...Read more

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Knee and top of ankle pain, swelling, right leg. No injury. Began at end of strep. Pain flares when walking and in morning unexplained bruising/bumps?

Knee and top of ankle pain, swelling, right leg. No injury. Began at end of strep. Pain flares when walking and in morning unexplained bruising/bumps?

See a doctor: These symptoms deserve a detailed evaluation. Without further information and the ability to examine you would not venture a guess, but would definitely see a good clinician. Hope this all works out well. ...Read more

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Cant sit with right leg crossed over left, cause then I get this pain in my right knee and thigh. What could cause this?

DVT risk: Possibly compression of the deep veins, poor drainage. People who have other risk factors may develop DVT (deep veins thrombosis)
know your personal risk factors. ...Read more

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I have swelling above my knee and up my thigh about 8 inches. My left leg is 2 1/2 inches bigger than my right leg. I had surgery on 8/1?

I have swelling above my knee and up my thigh about 8 inches. My left leg is 2 1/2 inches bigger than my right leg. I had surgery on 8/1?

Venous stasis: Of lower limbs after a major surgery should Not be ignored. See your surgeon ASAP. Keep your legs elevated. Ultra sound of the lower limbs and a blood test is the minimum you should have gotten for this condition. Accompanying pain and coldness of the distal legs is not a good sign. Deep vein thrombosis can be treated with anticoagulant therapy. CONSULT YOUR MD ASAP ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in leg on right side of knee on right leg tonight. Some may be other places other nights, now it is going up my thigh.

Sharp shooting pain in leg on right side of knee on right leg tonight. Some may be other places other nights, now it is going up my thigh.

Many things: Your symptoms are very general. This could be coming from your back (sciatica) or originating in your knee (? Arthritis). If the symptoms have been present for more than a week, you should be evaluateed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, ive been starting to get like an ache in the lower thigh above the knee and this is on my right leg. I think it would be cysts but not sure.?

Hi, ive been starting to get like an ache in the lower thigh above the knee and this is on my right leg. I think it would be cysts but not sure.?

Probably not: Unless you see any red bumps or sweeping on your leg, cysts generally don't appear inside your leg to cause pain. There may be some other minor causes of pain such as ligament injury or muscle inflammation. You should take Ibuprofen and apply heat to the area and see a doctor if it doesn't go awY in a week. Feel good ...Read more

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For over a year, my right leg takes 75% of my weight. My left thigh gets pretty shaky if I try to distribute equal weight. Hip & knee pain later. Why?

For over a year, my right leg takes 75% of my weight. My left thigh gets pretty shaky if I try to distribute equal weight. Hip & knee pain later. Why?

That's a good---: -question. @ Ur age U need 2 B worked up 4 the cause. It may just require strengthening the weak leg, but start with Ur PCP & get referrals as needed. ...Read more

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I'm 23 and am all of a sudden getting poor circulation in my right leg with pain in the back of my knee that radiates through my thigh what could this?

Unlikely: Unless you have a very rare disease, it's unlikely that a 23 year old's symptoms come from poor circulation. It's important because the treatment for circulation deficiency and other causes of pain is entirely different. Chondromalacia patella or related conditions is much more likely. See: http://www. Pamf. Org/sports/king/condromaliciapatella. Html. ...Read more

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I have numbness & tingling down right leg only... Has caused me to trip & fall... Also have swelling at the knee & a lump in my thigh...??

I have numbness & tingling down right leg only... Has caused me to trip & fall... Also have swelling at the knee & a lump in my thigh...??

Recommend: You have few conditions that definitely require doctors evaluation. Swelling of the knee and thigh lump need as minimum XRay. Please make appointment ASAP. ...Read more