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I've been having throbbing sensations in both my legs, from foot to inner thigh. Also with coldness and often pain in left leg. What could it be?
My mom feels a sense of coldness towards her bottom of her leg ....
What can this be ? She does not feel in the second leg ....
Coldness: One possibility could be vascular insufficiency, PAD, referable to the right lower extremity. Other possible causes could be nerve impingement, perhaps in the lower back which can all to the temperature changes to lower extremity. Vascular surgery evaluation to determine if PAD exists would be of benefit ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can pfiriformis syndrome cause burning in the whole leg? Along with a strange coldness feeling. Along with hip pain?
Piriformis Pain: The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve runs through the belly of the muscle (5-10% of people) it can press on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica type pain in the buttock region but also radiate into the leg as well. Typically stretching and nsaids are mainstay for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can constipation with mucous cause pain, tingling, coldness, numbness on the left side of my body from the shoulder down the leg to the foot?
Numbness w/ BM: Not usual. Did it occur during a bowel movement? Straining increases pressure in the body/head /abdomen and that can irritate nerves/ have vascular effect.or position. if does not resolve after BM would seek medical attention immediately to check for vascular /nerve effects. If unrelated to BM could be lyme, positional , rarely MS .Drink fluids 2-3L/d eat fiber . F/U w/doc ...Read more
Leg pain. Began w/pressure in shin. Spread to stiff/pain ankle+ hip & difficulty bearing weight/weakness & foot coldness.No recent injury.Suggestions?
Jerks from head down to arms, raised plasma viscosity in blood, coldness, weakness and tingling in right arm (happened once) numbness in left leg?
Highviscosity: Take it seriously let a nero and hematologist totally evaluate you may be alarming sign. ...Read more
Can an intradural 1cm peripheral nerve sheath tumor on left side of thecal sac at L4 cause relative weakness in left leg, periodic aching in left leg, and increased coldness/ischemia in left foot?
No spot reduction: There is no such thing as non-surgical, non-invasive fat/weight reduction. Good nutrition & regular exercise are key to health & proper weight. Brightly or darkly colored fruits & vegetables plus whole grains, healthy fats like olive oil & avocados, lean proteins & regular physical activity are important. But nothing short of surgery or liposuction will remove fat just from thighs. ...Read more
Anything else: May be you are having chills (shivering) that is common in the beginning of an infection such as flu, tonsillitis, otitis, pneumonia. If you have no other symptoms except for unpleasant sensation of coldness in your back and thighs and if it's been going on for a while, maybe you need to be checked for anemia, thyroid dysfunction. Maybe a good warm bath and some rubbing will suffice! ...Read more
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Nothing specific: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more