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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. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


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How is emg feel and im scared i went for a emg on my legs and back and left after the first shocking pain went thru my leg and now I have to get it done so please help me try to get thru it and what can I do to be brave..

How is emg feel and im scared i went for a emg on my legs and back and left after the first shocking pain went thru my leg and now I have to get it done so please help me try to get thru it and what can I do to be brave..

This : This test is done by inserting very small needles or electrodes in specific points in your extremities. It's a very helpful test to determine if you have a neurological problem, like carpal tunnel syndrome or any other peripheral neuropathy. It's also helpful in diagnosing more central neurological problem, like herniated disks. It works by measuring how fast a very small electrical impulse travels through you nerve - if it's to slow or to fast you might have a problem. I would look for a neurologist for this test. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do I do if I suddenly get a pain in leg?

Depends wear it is: Worst case: pain in calf, a blood clot should always be ruled out. If not a clot, massage, icing can help. Stretching is always good.But, always beware of a clot. This is not meant to scare but rather to educate. ...Read more

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How long will pain in leg last after a marathon?

How long will pain in leg last after a marathon?

Few days: Ive run 4 full marathons i ran the most recent one - nyc in 11/10 i worked in my office the next monday am so if you are in good shape and train properly, you will be sore for a few days, but you will be able to function. ...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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What should I do? I have pain in leg - sometimes one, sometimes both?

Need physicaltherapy: The pain in the legs is usually due to irritation of the sciatic nerve.McKenzie Exercises will most likely help. ...Read more

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Pain in leg vains and swelling painfull to the touch?

Phlebitis & others: Pain and inflammation of the leg veins is called phlebitis. When this occurs it can be painful to the touch. The worrisome condition for which you need to get checked is a blood clot (deep venous thrombosis, dvt). This can be checked with a duplex ultrasound of your leg veins to make sure there is flow that is not blocked by a clot in your vein. There are many reasons for swelling so get checked! ...Read more

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Pain in leg when stretching after waking up/flew all day/bulging a bit more than usual last nite?

Pain in leg when stretching after waking up/flew all day/bulging a bit more than usual last nite?

Clot: Particularly after a flight, danger...A clot in the lower extremity will go to the lungs...Seek immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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