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On both my legs all the way down my shin bones they are bumpy/lumpy is this normal it's been like this a long time ?

On both my legs all the way down my shin bones they are bumpy/lumpy is this normal it's been like this a long time ?

Better In The Gravy: If you are overweight it can happen. With extra fat in those areas it tends to get lumpy. I'm not sure why. Probably because that area wasn't designed to store fat. Might help, though, if you were a soccer player! If you have a normal weight then it would be due to something very unusual, unless you had some form of skin ailment. Also, sometimes people with a thyroid problem can get thick shins. ...Read more

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I was worried about a couple soft lumps on the front of my leg leg below my knee. But after feeling my legs I am lumpy on both fronts of my shins. More pronounced on left leg but still I can feel various soft lumps on both my shins. I weigh 133. ?

 I was worried about a couple soft lumps on the front of my leg leg below my knee. But after feeling my legs I am lumpy on both fronts of my shins. More pronounced on left leg but still I can feel various soft lumps on both my shins. I weigh 133. ?

Soft lumps are,: generally, not too concerning, but finding them over the tibias (shin bone you are feeling) is not the most common location. It is somewhat reassuring that you find them on both legs. The most common diagnosis would be lipomas/benign fatty growths....one's weight has little to do with it. It would be worth having your doctor take a look to confirm the diagnosis. There are more serious causes:( ...Read more

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Pain in both shins when arising?

Pain in both shins when arising?

Spine nerve irritate: Shin pain may be related to a spine problem.Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight.You will need. ...Read more

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What are shin spasms?

What are shin spasms?

Several Options...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain can then help with a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com). ...Read more

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How can I make my shin stronger?

Wt bearing: As long as u r not trying 2 treat a stress fx or healing fx u can walk-low impact-high inpact, running jumping, hip sleds etc. If u already have trouble u need 2 see ur treator and follow his advise. If u r ok, an at-c can get u on a good progressive exercise program. ...Read more

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My shin hurts what should I do ?

My shin hurts what should I do

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To much shinaction.: There is not much to go on, but based on your age, you probably have shin splints. The probable cause is increased level of activity that your shin needs time to adjust to. Now, resting it is crucial to allow the inflammation to subside. Ice compression will help as well as taking Motrin, Advil (ibuprofen) or similar NSAIDs. Shoes with the correct measure of support and possibly a shin wrap may help also. ...Read more

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Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can the pain inside of my shin be?

Shin splints!: Slight tearing of the interosseus ligament running from the tibia to fibula is most likely. Compartment syndrome is possible. Trauma, including small fracture possible. You need to be examined and probably have x-rays to determine the cause! ...Read more

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The front of my shin hurts, what's wrong?

The front of my shin hurts, what's wrong?

Inflammation: Have you been working out, or increasing your activity level? You may have inflammation of the covering of the bone, or shin splints. A stress fracture may also cause pain. ...Read more

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Was kicked in the shin very hard, diagnosis?

Was kicked in the shin very hard, diagnosis?

We need more info: Can't begin to make a diagnosis without more information. There are several things that can happen when you get kicked in the shin - and it depends on how and what kicked you as well as how hard. Injuries can vary from a little scratch/bruise to a fractured leg to a severe compression syndrome (which can in some cases lead to amputation if left untreated). ...Read more