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Severe Pain In Quads Can Barely Walk Cannot Run
What can cause sudden severe pain in the upper leg that spreads to the lower back, can barely walk,lasts up to 4 hours and happens 1-3 times a month?
Sciatica: very likely, usually secondary to an extruded disc ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Has stage 2 Parkinson disease. Fell from sofa 2 weeks ago and hence has trouble walking. Experienced severe pain in leg today. Cant walk since then.
Let's get it checked: Severe pain that develops after an injury event two weeks ago may herald progression of a nondisplaced fracture. If you're having trouble, I would advise an evaluation right away. At the very least, x-ray should be obtained of your painful leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Running, hit bottom of foot on curb edge. Severe pain. Ran today. Foot gave out on me. Saw dr in urgent care said nothing. Pain to walk and stand ?
Possible Fracture: Sounds like it could be a contusion or acute plantar fasciitis. If an x-ray was done at the urgent care center, then a fracture would have been determined. If not, go get one. I had a patient recently who fractured his foot on the edge of a stair. Meanwhile, apply ice/cold pack 2-3 times per day for 30 minutes at a time, and keep the foot elevated. MRI might be needed if there's no improvement. ...Read more
Severe pain in lower right abdnom and right side of lower back down all of right leg hard to walk?
Medical treatment: You need medical treatment, if your pain is that severe it may be your appendix, your ovary, a renal stone, etc. See if someone can take you to the er. ...Read more
I have severe pain in my kidney and the pain is shooting down my right leg making it hard for me to walk at times?
I hurt my muscle in my top front leg. When i sit down i can't lif it off the ground. Im in severe pain. It feels very unusual when i walk.
Yes: If what you describe is claudication, then yes. Regular supervised exercise (walking) has been shown to increase the distance claudicants can walk before pain sets in. Otherwise, if you have pain at rest or a wound which will not heal, then treatment for the poor circulation is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: It could be caused by many different conditions: quadratus lumborum muscle pain, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, myofascial (muscle) pain, or, less likely, a disc disruption. I'd suggest you see a physician to find the source. Meanwhile, look up stretches for the quadratus lumborum online. Your doc can help sort out what started the pain and treat the pain and the underlying problem. ...Read more
Patient is unable to sit and walk due to severe pain on lateral side of leg . what may b the diagnosis? Patients spinal xray is normal
Need an exam: by someone who is knowledgeable about pain, such as a physiatrist. The pelvis, buttock, hip, knee, ankle and everything in between needs to be examined, not just the spine. Neurologic testing needs to be done. Further studies (CT, MRI) of the spine may be warranted Don't let the examining doctor off without an explanation as this is interfering with activities of daily living. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a severe pain shooting down my lower leg towards the back. It hurts to walk on it and it goes numb frequently. What could be causing this?
Experiencing severe pain at left outer/upper thigh progressing down left leg making it hard to walk and increases with cold compresses. Any advice?
Severe pain in lower back, leg & buttocks. Can't sit down or walk up stairs. Pain even too intense to walk. Could this be Sciatica or worse?
Yes: Yes, "sciatica" describes the irritation of a nerve in the back that then causes pain that runs down the buttocks into the leg. If it does not improve, or if it is associated with numbness, weakness, or bowel/ bladder problems I would be seen. On the other hand, many cases can resolve on their own as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell on my knee and now it hurts and now it feels like I have water sensation running down my leg? I have bad sciatic problems and can barely walk.
I have severe pain on upper calf and knee when i stand and walk. There is no swelling or heat and I have not injured my leg - what could the cause be?
Calf pain : One sided severe calf pain and referred knee pain in the absence of an injury present while walking suggests presence an intermittent claudication from arterial insufficiency i.e. Plaque, clot, pad). Unexplained calf pain presenting in this fashion may also be do deep vein thrombosis (venous clot), but less likely to subside at rest. Both can be very serious and should be evaluated. ...Read more
How bad is 6.1mm para central dehydrated disc protrusion at L5-S1. My left leg gets severe pain on sitting in class or driving,running or playing.
Having severe pain below right side rib cage and lower back tail bone pain, both leg socket joint pain, can't able walk now, did all type of scan mri, ct?
Inflammatory?: You need to know if is inflammatory and a sedimentary rate, RA factor, and nuclear scan can rule this out. If not inflammatory, the pain pattern suggests sacroiliac joint (sij) dysfunction, which cannot be seen on ct and MRI scans nor any other imaging study, as reported in the medical literature. Diagnosis of sij disorder is done by means of a fluroscopic guided diagnostic block of the sij. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leg pain: Not enough information to really answer the question for you. ...Read more
Felt like something popped in upper thigh so now I can't lift leg or run but can walk. Whats that?
Flexor/groin pull: You may have strained your hip flexor muscles (psoas/rectus femorus) required for 'lifing your leg or running' a 'groin pull' is also caused over-stretching of the adductor muscles (which include the adductor magnus, longus, brevis..) treatment is r.I.C.E : rest, ice, crutches, elevate then slow stetching. See also http://www.Sports-injury-info.Com/hip-flexor-injury.Html. ...Read more
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