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Pain On Inside Of Lower Leg
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
My ankle suddenly started hurting after stepping down the stairs to the landing, been getting worse. Shooting pain on inside & outside of lower leg!
Rest/ice/elevate: To start. If pain is severe or persistent, see specialist for examination and radiographic studies. ...Read more
Consider: Consider being seen by an osteopathic physician. Osteopathic physicians have additional training in the musculoskeletal system and may be able to find the root of the problem or offer additional treatment or therapy (to include osteopathic manipulative medicine)depending on what is found on physical exam and further review of the history. ...Read more
Pain to the right of my bellybutton + pain in the inside of my right lower leg. Both seem to flare at same time. Can pain refer to distant location?
Referred pain: Yes, pain in the pelvis can radiate to other locations like the hip, lower back, or upper legs. ...Read more
Having severe pain on lower Inside of leg and numbness in all of my toes. The doctor said it was a gastrocnemius strain. Does this sound correct?
See your physician: There are many causes including trauma, prolonged immobility, muscle overuse, inflammatory or rheumatological condition, etc. See your physician for a complete evaluation and physical exam, especially because of the progressive nature that you have described. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003178.htm ...Read more
Kicked: This is quite normal - especially as you were kicked which is not normal. ...Read more
First find out why: Then see your doctor to make sure all is ok but you shouldn't have pain all the time try and see when it starts what triggers it etc. ...Read more
No: There is a difference between tired and hurt. Pain that does not go away with rest or returns needs to be seen by your doc. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on underlying cause (trauma versus congenital)but usually a few days. ...Read more
See doctor: Any pain that is consistent should have you going to the doctor for an exam. ...Read more
Leg pain: Is it in a joint? Is it after exercising. See your doc and answer these questions for him as well as any other that make sense after an exam. ...Read more
There is an indention in my righg lower leg. I didn't hit it or anything. And I just noticdd it today. What would cause that?
Sub Q: Some natural loss of fatty tissue below the skin. ...Read more
Swelling: Or edema, has several very different causes and because of that- different treatments. Water retention due to cardiac issues needs to be treated medically, vein problems can be addressed by compression hose and elevation, lymphatic swelling needs compression via stockings and lympedema pumps. ...Read more
See a neurologist: Make sure its not a disc in your back or something your wearing causing occlusion or pressure. ...Read more
Leg pain: You may have a simple muscle tear or strain that is more evident when you are dancing. Shin splints can also be painful on the front of the shin and may hurt more when dancing. The most serious thing would be a blood clot and that would be very tender and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Possible a nerve: Extremity nerve compression problems, tendinits or knee problems could cause your symptoms. More likley the burning down the leg could be from sciatica. Sciatica is due to low back issues such as arthritis or disc herniation compressing the sciatic nerve/branches. If symptoms persist or you develop any weakness/paralysis in your lower extremities then seek attention immediately in an er. ...Read more