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My thyroid medicine for hashi bumped from 88 to 112 last week. Second day of new dose I developed leg pain in calf; 5th day high fever and chills, an?

My thyroid medicine for hashi bumped from 88 to 112 last week.  Second day of new dose I developed leg pain in calf; 5th day high fever and chills, an?

Return to doctor: Strange presentation and may not even be related. Most likely not for you have just started the new dose. To soon for any effects. Discuss the symptoms with your doctor sounds like another issue ...Read more

Calf Pain (Definition)

Means a pain in the calf. This can be from muscle strain, a clot in a vein, a torn tendon, infection or a host of several other problems, including referred pain from someplace higher up, like the lower back. The best starting place for calf pain is your primary medical doctor, who can then make an appropriate referral depending on what he or she ...Read more


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Small red and sore bumps on lower left leg, pain in calf area and hurts to walk, only left leg only?

Small red and sore bumps on lower left leg, pain in calf area and hurts to walk, only left leg only?

Pain in calf: that makes it difficult to walk is definitely something you want to have looked at by your provider! The rash may or may not be related. Deep vein thrombosis sometimes present with pain in the calf region as well as swelling, warmth and redness. Get it physically looked at for a definitive diagnosis! ...Read more

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Constant left leg pain in calf.dvt negative. Chest pain most days and back. Left arm sometimes sore . Leg pain most worse?

Constant left leg pain in calf.dvt negative. Chest pain most days and back. Left arm sometimes sore . Leg pain most worse?

Complex: Neg stress test & xrays rule out heart prob.Could be lung embolus. If pain w/breathing, though, chest/upper back/arm pain-likely due to rib/thoracic vertebra dysf.Low back pain & leg pain can be due to other structural problems like vertebral dysf., pelvic malalignment, piriformis synd. Likely all connected.A visit to a good UK osteopath for hands-on diagnosis & manipulative treatment could help. ...Read more

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While sitting straighten my back get sharp pain in calf and back of thigh and sometimes in butt on left leg?

While sitting straighten my back get sharp pain in calf and back of thigh and sometimes in butt on left leg?

You're too tight: This is simply a lack of flexibility in your hamstring and calf muscles. You need to stretch both muscle groups in both legs 3-5 times daily, 1 repetition each side, with stretch held 30-90 seconds. Do this regimen for a month and see the benefits....Then continue it for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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I have sharp superficial leg pain over a vein in my right calf since waking. More noticeable on rest & palpating. Could it be serious?

I have sharp superficial leg pain over a vein in my right calf since waking. More noticeable on rest & palpating. Could it be serious?

Sounds like: Superficial thrombophlebitis. This is an inflammation of a superficial vein which may contain a clot. This happens most often in varicose veins. Continue to use your leg and non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications may help. If there are infection signs, you may need an antibiotic. It should resolve in 7-10 days. All the best. ...Read more

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I woke up in the middle of the night with a sharp pain in my back leg. Pain went away after 10 minutes now the pain is back but it's my whole leg now?

Nerve or Vascular: Question is whether this is chronic or just an incident. The description of "sharp" pain while laying down may be related to position and the result of a nerve compression. However, another considering is that this could be vascular related the result of a clot and/or restriction of blood flow. Talk to your primary care physician either way, but if chronic, consider urgent care/er. ...Read more

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I have a once in a blue moon sharp leg pain on the side of my leg jst below knee bu on side of my leg?

I have a once in a blue moon sharp leg pain on the side of my leg jst below knee bu on side of my leg?

No ?: That's a statement not a question. Even that is very vague. A much more detailed ?Is needed. Is it related 2 an activity, weather, exact location, ache or tender 2 touch, related 2 moving the knee. If u get 2 an orthopedic surg when it's sore an exam will b the best way to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sharp pains off and on in both kidneys. Leg pain and a slight fever?

Sharp pains off and on in both kidneys. Leg pain and a slight fever?

If it is truly: The flank area and your have fever it could be pyelonephritis (kidney infection). This is more serious than a bladder infection. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Recuring lower leg pain, pinpoint sharp/stinging follow by warm flushing, should I asked by dr? X2months

Recuring lower leg pain, pinpoint sharp/stinging follow by warm flushing, should I asked by dr? X2months

See a doctor: Sometimes lower leg pain is postural in nature and can be helped with stretches, proper shoes and arch supports. Medical issues such as diabetes, arthritis or thyroid issues can cause neuropathy. If it is activity related, it might represent a stress injury or something more serious like complartment syndrome. Discuss this with your doctor and don't disregard the pain anymore. Good luck! ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more