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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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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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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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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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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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L5 over S1 anterolisthesis not much back pain but serious numbness / sharp pain in leg. any other treatment than surgery? grade 2

L5 over S1 anterolisthesis not much back pain but serious numbness / sharp pain in leg. any other treatment than surgery? grade 2

Epidurals inyections: May consider epidural inyections anda good exercise program to the core muscles,however surgery may be the best option for the numbness specially if does not improve with the above measures or get worse with time ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain in leg on right side of knee on right leg tonight. Some may be other places other nights, now it is going up my thigh.

Sharp shooting pain in leg on right side of knee on right leg tonight.  Some may be other places other nights,  now it is going up my thigh.

Many things: Your symptoms are very general. This could be coming from your back (sciatica) or originating in your knee (?Arthritis). If the symptoms have been present for more than a week, you should be evaluateed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can you do about a pain in leg after injury?

What can you do about a pain in leg after injury?

Depends: For general musculoskeletal pain, Ibuprofen (motrin/advil) is the standard and sometimes ice to the area may help (within the first 48 hours) but depending on your injury type might require evaluation by your physician. If you believe the injury is more than a simple muscle strain, see you doc. ...Read more

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Strange pain in leg but only when sitting cross legged ?

Strange pain in leg but only when sitting cross legged ?

Pressure neuropathy: Most likely you are putting pressure on a nerve, this is similiar to when you bump your elbow (funny bone) and you feel that strange electrical sensation. If you sit long enough in that position when you go to stand up your foot will be numb and then you will feel pins and needles..... ...Read more

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