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Severe Lower Leg Pain In Both Legs
I am a grad student who suffers severe lower leg pain. Do any other students who climb up/down suffer from the same?
Depends: Are you a grad student in mountain climbing? It depends on your activity and where exactly you are hurting. ...Read more
I have severe bilateral lower leg pain, it happens every night and feels very similar to growing pains.. I'm 21, can I still be having growing pains?
Not likely: I would encourage you to have an exam and appropriate radiologic studies. It would be highly unlikely that someone in their 20s would experience "growing pains"; in part because the vast majority of 20 year olds have completed their growth. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
My daughter is 12 years old. She gets lower leg pain which is more severe at night and specially on the days she walksor runs more. Any suggestions?
Child Leg Pain: A child with lower leg pain, especially at night, can be what is called "growing pains". This is where the bones are growing faster than the muscles and tendons. It is important so try a 3 week experiment of calf and hamstrings stretches 3 times daily to see if it helps. If not, definitely see your pediatrician to look at other causes. The link below is for calf stretches. http://www.drblakesheal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After blow to kneecap, cannot straighten knee or bear weight? X-rays normal, how to proceed? Other symptoms: blue lower leg, pain on both sides of knee, muscle spasms when aggravating knee
I'm new to jogging and had my lower leg pain when i jog. May i know is this normal for new jogger?
Shin splints.: Sounds like shin splints to me. The muscles that run along the shin are relatively small and weak, and get overloaded easily when one starts jogging. If this is what you're experiencing, stick with it and your discomfort should fade. If it doesn't, visit your doctor to be sure there's no circulatory or nerve issue, though. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a podiatrist...: You can take otc or prescription anti-inflammatories to decrease the discomfort of arthritis, wear cushioned insoles to decrease pressure when walking, or have a surgical procedure to potentially re-align or fuse the joints that are giving you pain. It's impossible to tell for sure without a face-to-face exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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