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What is a common cause of sudden leg soreness/leg pain?

What is a common cause of sudden leg soreness/leg pain?

Possible Clot: A patient presenting to me with the symptoms of sudden leg pain, soreness, or swelling is always concerning for me. With many reasons why this may occur, the most worriesome, would be the possibility of a blood clot in the leg. If I suspect a clot, I send the patient to the ed for an ultrasound of the leg to rule out that diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?

Variable: Musculoskeletal at your age.
EXERCIZE?
Workout?
Fall?
Herniated disc?
NSAIDS, ice, rest if not better in a day be seen!
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Sudden localized right leg pain. Slight worsening. No injury. Very tender and painful when walking. Is this serious?

Sudden localized right leg pain. Slight worsening. No injury. Very tender and painful when walking. Is this serious?

Likely muscle: What where the circumstances when the pain started? Anything palpable? Any leg swelling?
If pain feels only when walking it's most likely muscular/tendon/ligament in origin.
Where exactly right leg? Is it around a joint?
Usually rest suffices for minor muscle aches.
If the pain persists over a couple of days would suggest seeing your physician. ...Read more

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Sudden pain in lower left leg?

Sudden pain in lower left leg?

Variety of causes: This may be due to a variety of causes that include: (i) musculoskeletal, (ii) vascular, (iii) or neurological. Pain associated with an injury is more likely to be either (i) or (iii). History of spine disease makes (iii) more likely. Any swelling or change in color of skin makes (ii) more likely. Recommend seeing a doctor for further assessment given abrupt onset of symptoms. ...Read more

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A 53 year old man has a sudden pain in his rt leg with little swelling, does DVT suceptable please?

A 53 year old man has a sudden pain in his rt leg with little swelling, does DVT suceptable please?

Yes: Pain in calf of leg and a little swelling raises suspicion of a dvt. Next step should be a non-invasive vascular lab study to detect a clot in the calf veins or higher veins. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden severe pain in my leg?

What can cause sudden severe pain in my leg?

See your PCP: I can appreciate your concern about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the best answer to your problem. See your PCP for examination, x-rays and treatment options. Take good care. ...Read more

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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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Severe back pain&sudden leg numbness like when it falls asleep when change sitting or laying positions cause? Hist:coffee table fell on back 2-3yrs ago

Severe back pain&sudden leg numbness like when it falls asleep when change sitting or laying positions cause? Hist:coffee table fell on back 2-3yrs ago

Pinched nerve back: At your age herniated disc causing sciatic pain in leg along with numbness and weakness is likely. See a neurologist. You will likely need MRI scan of low back. ...Read more

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Sudden calf pain on both legs, the same, tingling in feet, no chest pains, breathing normal, no swelling. Less pain w/ exercise+massage, then comes back?

Sudden calf pain on both legs, the same, tingling in feet, no chest pains, breathing normal, no swelling. Less pain w/ exercise+massage, then comes back?

Not a clot: It sounds like a muscle spasm ("Charley-horse") but hard to say without examination. Blood clot is unlikely without swelling. Infection should be ruled out - do you have fever? ...Read more

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Help! I just have sudden pain and numbness in right leg?

Possibilities: Maybe secondary to lower back nerve pinching due to disc, but could be due to nerve compression at knee, peroneal, or ankle, tarsal tunnel. But the pain bothers me, and would make certain there is not a local thrombophlebitis developing. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden severe pain in the left leg near groin area?

Strain or sprain: It can be due to sudden stretching of leg or a abnormal movement during a work or walking or running. It can aslo be due hip joint refereed pain, other possibility can be refereed pain due stone in kidney.
Being female can be related to GYN issues as well
So your doctor for a detail exam ...Read more

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I get sudden socks of pain in my legs, back, and arms. I also get a tingly feeling in the back of my head. What could this be and what can I do?

I get sudden socks of pain in my legs, back, and arms. I also get a tingly feeling in the back of my head. What could this be and what can I do?

Odd: The distribution is unusual. It can occur in certain nerve problems, especially toxic and nutritional neuropathies. Anxiety can also be a cause. Would need to know more specific symptoms and possibly do testing for more specific answers ...Read more

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Causes of leg pain?

Usually musculoskele: Two broad categories include musculoskeletal and neuropathic, which may both be triggered by a variety of other problems and organ systems.
Example; is it degenerative, autoimmune, metabolic, neoplastic, trauma, or infectious.
Only a thorough examination will be able to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is honey good for leg pain?

Is honey good for leg pain?

Uh...: There is no particular reason honey should be good for leg pain. Are you talking about eating it or rubbing it on your leg? Either way, there is nothing special about honey that can fix leg pain. ...Read more

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Can sweet-and-low cause leg pain?

Can sweet-and-low cause leg pain?

No: Leg pain does not appear to be a publicized side effect of saccharin. ...Read more

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How can I treat arthritic leg pain?

It depends: It depends on the cause and severity of the pain. Is it back, hip, knee or something else? See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Would sweet and low cause leg pain?

Would sweet and low cause leg pain?

Not That I know. I -: Am unsure if that has ever been reported.
Lets see if anyone else has any info on this matter.
Till then you might get yourself seen by your pcp to assess if there is some other cause for your leg pains.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does menstration cause leg pain?

Why does menstration cause leg pain?

Hormones: Pelvic vein disease which can include varicose veins on the vulva and in the pelvis as well as the legs. We order pelvic ultrasound from specialist & venous ultrasound of the legs. We have just injected or ablated leg veins successful in some, others need the pelvic veins treated. Write to me at [email protected] Com. I will send you more info. See vein doctor at www. Phlebology. Org. ...Read more

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Can hypercholestremia cause leg pain?

Can hypercholestremia cause leg pain?

Not generally: At your age it would be extremely unlikely. Plaque from excess cholesterol sometimes builds up in arteries and can plug up blood flow producing exertional symptoms in the lower legs. This generally occurs in late middle age in those who have smoked. ...Read more

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Can a barthalins cyct cause leg pain?

No: Bartholin cysts are near the vagina and can cause discomfort in that area, but not leg pain. Persistent symptoms can be treated by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Do high heels cause back and leg pain?

Possible: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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What is the no. 1 reason for leg pain?

What is the no. 1 reason for leg pain?

Leg pain: #1 reason is pulled muscle. Then sciatica from a tight muscle or back muscles tightening on the nerves coming down to the leg. ...Read more

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Back and leg pain after sitting too long?

Radiculopathy: There is pressure on a nerve root near the bottom of the lumbar spine causing the buttock and leg pain. ...Read more