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What can cause pain in your legs? If its nerves, what's a medication that can be taken for it

Leg pains: There are many possible causes for leg pain including problems with muscles or joints or with nerves. Two common problems of the nervous system that impact the legs are certain kinds of peripheral neuropathies and lumbar radiculopathies (irritated nerves in the lower back). That pain is often burning or aching, sometimes with tingling. Certain seizure medications can help that type of pain. ...Read more

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Heels of the legs pain in the mornings. What is the problem. Any medication req.

Heels of the legs pain in the mornings. What is the problem. Any medication req.

Plantar fasciitis: First step morning pain is the symptom of plantar fasciitis. The main ligament in the arch is inflamed from overuse or micro trauma. Causes: walking too much in shoes with poor shock absorption or abnormal gait patterns such as over pronation. Stretches can be done to lessen the tightness of the heels. Motrin 600 mg can help. Superfeet or custom orthotics are great. Cortisone shot if pain severe. ...Read more

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Give me some medication for leg pain (long time standing)?

Give me some medication for leg pain (long time standing)?

More info please: Leg pain can arise from many sources. If you are taking statins for cholesterol, this can cause pain. Electrolyte inbalances can also cause pain as can phlebitis.Diabetics can develop leg pains from neuropathy and/or damage to blood vessels. Please see your physician and rule out these and other possibilities. ...Read more

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What medications can treat restless leg syndrome?

What medications can treat restless leg syndrome?

Depends on type: If intermittent:iron, levodopa, ropinarole, pramipexole, cabergoline, tramadol or opiates, benzodiazepines. If daily: ropinarole, pramipexole, gabapentin, tramadol or opiates. If not responding to treatment with those: gabapentin. ...Read more

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What medication can be taken for restless leg syndrome?

What medication can be taken for restless leg syndrome?

Many options: Meds like ropinirole, pramipexole, rotigitone, gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) klonopin, etc. Make sure you're not iron deficient. ...Read more

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Can taking sleep medication help relax my legs at night?

Can taking sleep medication help relax my legs at night?

Be cautious: Restless legs are common during pregnancy. We really don't know why it happens, and it can be annoying. I wouldn't use anything stronger than a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on a routine basis for sleep. ...Read more

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Can certain medications make my restless leg syndrome worse?

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Can certain medications make my restless leg syndrome worse?

RLS: Yes, a lot of meds can trigger rls, mental meds can if other body condition already favorize rls. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on the back of my legs. What is this and can I get medication for it?

Allergy: If it does not itch and it bothers you try otc-hydrocortizone 10 ointment and see in 3 to 5 days, if it is insect bites use Vicks vaporub. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a medication that can increase the oxygen flow to my legs?

Please let me know if there is a medication that can increase the oxygen flow to my legs?

Blood flow: There are some medications for increasing blood flow to the legs. See a doctor and ask if one is right for you. ...Read more

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Hi is there any medication that my wife can take to increase the size of the legs and thighs to make them a bit bigger?

Hi is there any medication that my wife can take to increase the size of the legs and thighs to make them a bit bigger?

See below: Best way to increase muscle size is through increased physical exercise targeting the muscles in legs/thighs. Physical trainer or bodybuilding friend can suggest which exercises to perform. Many exercise programs target those specific muscles, but should work whole body for muscle balance. Avoid using Anabolic steroids due to serious adverse side effects. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a 46 Y/O M I feel like I have "sea legs" and I'm going to fall over to my left, doesn't seem to matter if I stand up or just walking?

I am a 46 Y/O M I feel like I have "sea legs" and I'm going to fall over to my left, doesn't seem to matter if I stand up or just walking?

Vertigo?: Unless you're just drunk, or just got off a ship, it may indicate something serious. Seek urgent medical attention. Could be anything from a inner ear problem to a more serious condition such as stroke. ...Read more

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Please advise me how should I treat my left leg is swell something has bite me in sea water I allready consult with dr and taking medicine?

Please advise me how should I treat my left leg is swell something has bite me in sea water I allready consult with dr and taking medicine?

Infection: If you were bit by something, the initial concern is an infection since you have an open source. Your physician likely started you on an appropriate antibiotic, and advised you of proper wound care. ...Read more

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Can UTI medication cause misled spasms in back and legs?

Can UTI medication cause misled spasms in back and legs?

Possible: The course is usually short, making it not a long lasting problem. However, antibiotics could have variable side effects that change from a person to another. For instance, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) a common antibiotic for UTI is known to cause musculoskeletal side effects as severe as rupture of muscle tendons, albeit rare. ...Read more

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Are there any medications/ creams that are proven to help reduce cellulite on legs?

Are there any medications/ creams that are proven to help reduce cellulite on legs?

No: The answer is no. Nothing topical is of any help. There are various surgical and less invasive light based treatments that may provide some help. Overall however, the condition is very common and very challenging to treat successfully....Thus the myriad of "miracle" creams and other "cures" touted. ...Read more

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I'm a 40 yr. Old female with swelling and pain in my left leg, and it hurts to walk. Not on any medication.?

I'm a 40 yr. Old female with swelling and pain in my left leg, and it hurts to walk. Not on any medication.?

Muscle strain: Could also be arthritic joint if the swelling is near the near or ankle or deep vein thrombosis which would need treatment if the pain is above the knee. ...Read more

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I had constant lower back and leg pain for 12 hours straight pain medication did not help but inflammation tablets helped?

I had constant lower back and leg pain for 12 hours straight pain medication did not help but inflammation tablets helped?

Radiculopathy: Pain in the low back radiating into the leg, and relieved with anti-inflammatory medication (such as Motrin or aspirin) suggests Sciatica, a form of radiculopathy (a medical condition affecting the root of a spinal nerve).

The most common cause is a herniated or bulging Disc.
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If you go on a cruise ship, use your scope patch, then end up with sea legs at the end of the trip, can you use the patch to get your land legs back?

If you go on a cruise ship, use your scope patch, then end up with sea legs at the end of the trip, can you use the patch to get your land legs back?

Unfortunately. .: Nothing beats a long sea cruise bonanza than good ole stretching those weary legs in dry land and a long wait in line for customs to allow you back inland! As long as you have a nice tan, those sea legs will eventually feel normal again! Regards! ...Read more

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I am on medication 'flupirtine and levipride 50' but since the day I took it, the numbness in my legs is increasing day by day. Now unable to even walk.

I am on medication 'flupirtine and levipride 50' but since the day I took it, the numbness in my legs is increasing day by day. Now unable to even walk.

Check potassium: Flupirtine is unique among pain killers in that it works by opening potassium channels. It is not marketed in the US so I have no experience using it. Numbness or parasthesias in the legs followed by rapidly progressive paralysis may be due to AIDP (Guillain Barre) so its important that you have a neurological assessment immediately. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed and treated for cellulitis. Now I am sitting with weeping legs and painful open wounds. What medication can be prescribed for this?

I have been diagnosed and treated for cellulitis. Now I am sitting with weeping legs and painful open wounds. What medication can be prescribed for this?

Seek MD care: 48 year old lady status post treatment for cellulitis, now with weeping open wounds. Please seek reevaluation by a physician immediately. It sounds like you need immediate treatment and a detailed medical history and physical exam. Please always put your medical history, medications, surgical history, and more information such as onset and duration of your condition for more accurate advice. ...Read more

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Can there be any oral medications to get rid of warts on your legs?

Cimetidine: Cimetidine (tagamet) is a medication normally used for heart burn and other GI issues. Some studies have shown that this medication can also be helpful in getting rid of warts. ...Read more

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What medications or treatments are available for restless leg syndrome?

What medications or treatments are available for restless leg syndrome?

See sleep specialist: Restless legs syndrome and PLMD are treated with dopamine agonists such as Ropinirole (approved in RLS) or Pramipexole. There are many reports in the literature of exacerbation of these symptoms by antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is requip (ropinirole) the only medication available for restless leg syndrome?

Is requip (ropinirole) the only medication available for restless leg syndrome?

RESTLESS LEG: Treatments are: dopaminergic, benzodiazepines, anticonvulsants and opioids as the last resort. ...Read more

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Please answer! What medications or treatments are available for restless leg syndrome?

RLS: There are many classes of medications for restless legs syndrome (rls) including dopaminergics like requip, neupro, (rotigotine) ; mirapex, benzodiazepines, opiates, and antiepileptics. Please see a sleep medicine specialist to discuss options, if you have rls. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome. What are some non medication treatments?

See below: Cognitive behavior therapy, myorelaxation and vibration are some examples. Unfortunately, the evidence to support them as stand alone measures is limited. ...Read more