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Pain down left side of left calf. Sore to touch. I've had negative leg ultrasounds in past. Should I worry about DVT with negative testing before? 26yr

Pain down left side of left calf. Sore to touch. I've had negative leg ultrasounds in past. Should I worry about DVT with negative testing before? 26yr

Maybe: Pain isn't the most significant symptom; swelling is. If your leg is swollen, then it's a concern. If you take oral contraceptives, your risk is increased. Always good to be vigilant. ...Read more

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Lower back pain. Worse on left side. Pain in calfs and knee. Sleepy during day. Had phlebitis last year in left leg. Have to rush for a wee too

Lower back pain.  Worse on left side.  Pain in calfs and knee.  Sleepy during day. Had phlebitis last year in left leg. Have to rush for a wee too

See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Wear support stockings
Daily
Check cholesterol medications
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Exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
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I woke up with pain in my left side of my calf and my entire leg was freezing cold. What can be the cause of it?

I woke up with pain in my left side of my calf and my entire leg was freezing cold. What can be the cause of it?

Most likely...: Is that it got uncovered and exposed to room temp air for awhile. Absent any numbness/ weakness/ tingling, it is less likely anything neurovascular, but if it "visits" another morning or two, then worth having your dr look you over. ...Read more

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I always ve pain on the left back pain to the leg. Very painful especially when i try to sleep on the side?

Pinched nerve: I agree that it sounds like sciatica or a pinched nerve in the spine. But, there are other causes of back and leg pain that need to be considered. You need to see a physician that evaluates back pain. Either a pain specialist, physical medicine doctor, sports medicine physician or spine surgeon. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Have your iron level checked
Once
Take medication as prescribed
Once
Reduce caffeine intake
Once
Quit smoking
Once
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Doc, i feel discomfort at my left side of my butt, its not painful.Its lyk somethng tickles and conected 'til my left leg.And sometimes feels weakness?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she will look at the area to see what's wrong. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Take a hot bath
once every night
Exercise
daily
Massage
weekly
Avoid caffeine
daily

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