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Horrible sharp pain in leg. Inside of right leg. Comes and goes. Only lasts a few seconds. No other symptoms. Not swollen, not warm. Could it be dvt?

Horrible sharp pain in leg. Inside of right leg. Comes and goes. Only lasts a few seconds. No other symptoms. Not swollen, not warm. Could it be dvt?

Leg pain: The pain you describe is not typical for dvt, it sounds more like a musculoskeletal symptom. Having said that, one can't be sure what's going on from out here and it would be a safer course to see your dr. And get checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Kennedy
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Pain In One Leg (Definition)

Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or compression of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica is a symptom of another medical problem, not a medical ...Read more


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Sudden, extremely sharp pain in leg? What is test for dvt?

Sudden, extremely sharp pain in leg? What is test for dvt?

Ultrasound: You will need to have an ultrasound performed of the lower extremity to test for a dvt. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in leg and tingly sensation in arch of foot mean?

What does sharp pain in leg and tingly sensation in arch of foot mean?

Nerve: What you are describing sounds like an injury to a nerve or compression of a nerve. If it persists it needs to be examined to find the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean?

See below: This could be the tarsal t syndrome, like the carpal ts in the hand. The tarsal tunnel is located on the inner aspect of the foot, nearer to the heel. ...Read more

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Horrible sharp pain in leg. Inside of right leg. Comes and goes. Only lasts a few seconds. No other symptoms. Not swollen, not warm. Could it be dvt?

Leg pain: The pain you describe is not typical for dvt, it sounds more like a musculoskeletal symptom. Having said that, one can't be sure what's going on from out here and it would be a safer course to see your dr. And get checked. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

Something is wrong: Anytime you have pain, there is something wrong. There are a few possibilities. It could be the foot pain comes first, i.E plantar fascitis and as a result you are compensating or walking differently and then getting the leg pain. Knowing if you are flatfooted or have a high arch would help but in either case an orthotic might help. A nerve problem should also be ruled out. ...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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My mom has a sharp pain in her vein from her butt to her leg. It hurts when she walks and stands but not when she sits. This occur after airport

My mom has a sharp pain in her vein from her butt to her leg. It hurts when she walks and stands but not when she sits. This occur after airport

Have her get eval: Especially with a history of suspected pressure gradient changes from a flying episode, she may have an acquired clot or thrombophlebitis. best wishes. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor to see for My mom has a sharp pain in her vein from her butt to her leg. It hurts when she walks and stands but not when she sits.

What kind of doctor to see for My mom has a sharp pain in her vein from her butt to her leg. It hurts when she walks and stands but not when she sits.

You mean nerve not : Vein. Usually the sciatic nerve involves the pathway you're describing. Normally most people don't have pain symptoms from veins, unless there's a varicose vein that's very painful that might be in your mom's leg. She needs to see her PCP for further medical advice, and S/he will recommend PT, meds your mom can take. Also a DO, or doctor of osteopathic medicine can provide osteopathic treatment for relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more