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What causes severe leg cramping and burning pain in both legs?

What causes severe leg cramping and burning pain in both legs?

Hard to say: Potential issues include nerve entrapment, radiation from back, nutritional issues and hydration, metabolic and genetic issues like Charcot Marie tooth, vascular issues like poor circulation or poplite artery entrapment, exertional compartment syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome, and stress fractures. Since the differential is so broad, probably should get checked by a sports doc ...Read more

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Can pain in lower left back just above hip cause discomfort down leg in thigh and calf?

Can pain in lower left back just above hip cause discomfort down leg in thigh and calf?

Some thoughts.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, some structures that are in all those places would have concurrent pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/back%20pain.html LUMBAR DISK/sciatica runs along the path of the sciatic nerve. a series of irritated muscles can be in a wide area of the back. ...Read more

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I have migraine, lower leg pain in both legs forearm pain in both arms since Sunday?

PAIN!: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team should be helpful for you but they might also discuss this with your Primary doctor. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted! ...Read more

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What can cause leg pains in lower extremities?

What can cause leg pains in lower extremities?

Leg pains: Several things such as muscular, vascular, neurological, etc. Best to have that checked by your primary care doc. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, including pain in goin and numbness in leg.

There could be : Several reasons for this pattern including disc &/or facet(spine joint) degeneration with or without some instability & with or without associated narrowing or stenosis of nerve exit holes (neuroforamen ) or due to a possible disc herniation. If it persists or worsens, you may need a more thorough evaluation for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. Other possibilities include pyriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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Having leg pain in both legs. Worse in left accompanied by pinching and itching. ?

Having leg pain in both legs. Worse in left accompanied by pinching and itching. ?

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific and more description is needed. Are the Pains in the muscles or joints? Are they aches, cramps, occur at rest or with use? Any tenderness,swelling ,discoloration, rash, weakness? I recommend that you be examined by a physician who will take a thorough history and examine you. Appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. You may be referred to a sp ...Read more

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Can prednisone cause pain in hips legs and lower back?

Unlikely: Prednisone is much more likely to relieve these pains, though anything is possible. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and usually reduces musculoskeletal pain. Please consult your doctor. James dillard, md. ...Read more

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Pain in lower left leg while walking?

Pain in lower left leg while walking?

Area of pain: often details the reason. Knee, ankle pain would obviously imply a joint problem. Pain/fatigue in the calves that increases with increasing exercise implies a circulatory problem. Pain with swelling in one lower leg is actually an emergency since the circulatory problem can be a blood clot that could come loose and go to the lung. This would be pain ALL the Time and generally a LOT of swelling. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in the calf and thigh muscles of both legs?

Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause intense bone pain in my lower legs and lower arms.?

What could cause intense bone pain in my lower legs and lower arms.?

Bone pain: In teens one thinks of growing pains; in blacks one must consider sickle cell; in your case one thinks of shin splints, stress fractures, infection (osteomyelitis), tumor, non-healing fracture. See your fp for thorough history & exam to determine cause so appropriate treatment can be undertaken. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

What can cause  severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

Could be referred : Low back pain with radiation down one side of the leg could be due to a pinched nerve. If you injured your back, strained muscles of the back and hip can irritate a nerve or cause a herniated disc which pinches the nerve. Fortunately this can be resolved non-operatively in most cases. Moist heat, light stretching and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications may help. Persists? See you doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in calfs with severe Right knee pain that travels through the whole leg and to the buttocks and severe pain in feet when walking ?

Sounds Sciatic: Radiating pain up and down the legs sounds like a nerve issue. The sciatic nerve and its branches would be the likely culprit. The important question is what's causing the irritation? It could be a space occupying lesion, bakers cyst, related to increased facial compartment pressures or an issue with the nerve itself. It definitely deserves a thorough evaluation. Dr.R ...Read more

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Feeling pain in my lower abdomen and left leg thigh?

Feeling pain in my lower abdomen and left leg thigh?

Many things.: It can be a bladder infection, a hernia, inflammation or infection of the intestine, or less commonly, appendicitis. Pain from abdomen can be referred to the thigh, so it feels like the thigh is hurting, but the source of the pain is really higher up. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back/hips especially on right side. Tailbone sore to touch and achy down both legs. Sciatica? Also have sharp pain right side of groin.

Pain in lower back/hips especially on right side. Tailbone sore to touch and achy down both legs. Sciatica? Also have sharp pain right side of groin.

Nerve impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. Take care. ...Read more

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What could produce pain in my lower leg and ankle muscles(anterior)?

Ant muscle group: This depends on whether this symptom is caused by any physical activity (sport, exercise) or injury. Absent any of these factors, pain in the anterior lower leg and ankle muscles is due to one of 2 conditions: 1/ tendinitis or strain of the anterior muscle group (edl, ta muscles) in the leg, or 2/ shin splints. Shin splints (pain at mid shin) are usually caused by walking uphill/ uneven terrain. ...Read more

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I have moderate pain in lower left pelvis radiating down left thigh/leg which is slightly numb/tingly?

Sciatica: Inflamation of sciatic nerve , due to excessive walking, too much exercise, picking up heavy objects and overworking the left leg. Give yourself rest and take Motrin 600 mg 3 times a day for 3 weeks. If the pain still persists, you will need a trigger point injection of Depo Medrol (methylprednisolone) 60 mg and 1.5cc 0.5% marcain. For injection you will see your doctor. ...Read more

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Severe groin, thigh and lower abdoninal pain in woman--what causes?

Severe groin, thigh and lower abdoninal pain in woman--what causes?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for your symptoms - muscular, GI, or gynecologic. I would need more information in order to help narrow down cause or make any recommendations. Since your symptoms are severe, I strongly encourage you to see your clinician asap. ...Read more

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