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Sudden Pain In Legs
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
What would cause sudden left leg pain come from no where started in thigh now knew and lower leg also hurts?
Sudden localized right leg pain. Slight worsening. No injury. Very tender and painful when walking. Is this serious?
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
Told iron defic anemia but sudden increased constant symptoms: pain in legs, fatigue, twitching/shaking, shortness of breath/pounding fluttering heart?
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
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
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
Ultrasound: You will need to have an ultrasound performed of the lower extremity to test for a dvt. ...Read more
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
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?
I'm worried the sudden pain in my right hip leg joint is due to possible Staph infection on my right side bikini line which is now a boil/cyst.
If you have a boil: It needs to be drained.....don't let an infection fester. ...Read more
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
What can cause sudden severe pain in the upper leg that spreads to the lower back, can barely walk, lasts up to 4 hours and happens 1-3 times a month?
Sciatica: Very likely, usually secondary to an extruded disc ...Read more
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?
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
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
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