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Excerise gives pain in my shins?

Excerise gives pain in my shins?

An "overuse" injury: Aches and pains, or actual injuries like small fractures, can happen with repeated stress to a body part. For workers, it can be called a work injury. In sports, it's called an overuse injury. A primary care doctor or a sports medicine doctor can evaluate to see what needs to be done. Usually, anti-inflammatory meds like Motrin or advil are used for a 3-5 days, along with decreasing the training. ...Read more

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My shins feel like theyre going to break in half when i work out?

My shins feel like theyre going to break in half when i work out?

Possible stress fx: You may have a stress reaction or stress fracture of your tibia. You can find out for sure by seeking an evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my skin on my shins? It's dry always and has the same pattern.

What's wrong with my skin on my shins?  It's dry always and has the same pattern.

Dry shins: Dry shins can be caused by: weather especially cold, central heating and air conditioning, hot baths and showers, harsh soaps and detergents, sun exposure, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis a form of eczema, eczema, thyroid disorders, age as older patients have drier skin, and medications which cause dry skin. ...Read more

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Pain in shins ?

Pain in shins
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Sorry to hear: I am sorry about your painful shins, but i cannot help you much other than to advise to stop doing what hurts, take Ibuprofen or tylenol. Put some heat or vice versa- apply some ice. Keep your legs/feet elevated. Unless, I have more history from you, that's all i can suggest now. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop the pain in my shins? They hurt so bad even while laying down. What could be wrong?

What can I do to stop the pain in my shins? They hurt so bad even while laying down. What could be wrong?

Take Tylenol or motr: You can take over the counter pain killer like tylenol or Motrin .Consult your doctor to find the cause of the pain in the shin for long term relief. ...Read more

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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 could be causing pain in my shins and what can I do for it?

Depends...: "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 will guide a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com). ...Read more

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Bumps under my skin on my shins, should I be concerned?

Bumps under my skin on my shins, should I be concerned?

See your doctor: Your doctor could see if it is infectious folliculitis or if you have atopic dermatitis. Depending on the circumstances of how it got there also affects how to treat it. It may be from an injury or a razor burn, . ...Read more

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