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Throbbing Legs At Night
Cause of throbbing leg pain at night? It wakes me up, usually running the length of my legs. Sometimes (rately) just knees down. I'm on enalapril.
Leg pain: Consider vascular or neurogenic claudication. Possible restless leg as well. Check with your pcp. ...Read more
Inflammation: When veins throb, it is usually when someone is standing and the veins are inflamed. Typically, lying down at night makes them feel better. If your vein isn't doing that, you should be a doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more
Other symptoms/facvtors or lack there of, which you did not include, my main concern is ruling out a block clot (dvt).
See your doctor asap. Could be nothing, but it could kill you too. ...Read more
I have throbbing leg pain in my right leg and it has been going on for weeks. It causes bad anxiety. It moves as the day goes on and gets worse night?
Anxiety talking: There is what we used to call "neurotic anxiety" - fears about things one need not worry about and reality anxiety - fears about things that can be wrong or really hurt us. Worrying about new or repeating pain is real worry - it is a message speaking loud and clear: "this needs to be properly medically assessed". Listen to the message, it is important, and unsafe to ignore. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain in my left ankle which spreads up to top of my leg, especially at night when I'm relaxing?
How acute?: Best to be evaluated to determine best treatment options. ...Read more
5wks pp and having throbbing pain in both legs that is accompanied by headaches. No recent injuries. Pain keeps me up at night. What could it be?
I'm a mother of 4 kids youngest is1 yr old I've been having a throbbing pain in both my legs up to my hips at night with shooting nerve pains?
Knee pain in front and behind. Worse when bending knee. Also front shin pain throbbing deep ache same leg. Keeps me up at night. Not sure what to Do?
See a doctor: You see a doctor and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
Throbbing sensation: Throbbing sensation in the leg is indicative of a problem in it's structural component as muscles, tendon, bone and nerves. Injury to the leg, varicose vein, sciatica and circulation problem (which include deep venous thrombosis) are common causes of throbbing like pain in lower limbs. ...Read more
Throbbing pain: That discomfort may be muscular, vascular or bone related. Apparently there is no recent injury such as strain or contusion. Any discoloration, swelling or tenderness? Nerve pain is not usually throbbing. If symptoms persist you will have to be examined by a physician for diagnosis. ...Read more
It could be multiple things and some of them are urgent. For one sided leg pain, one must consider: neurological issues (nerve entrapment, nerve irritation, nerve compression), vascular issues, blood clot or dvt, metabolic issues, and musculoskeletal issues like a strain, fracture...
It is best to see your doctor to rule out any serious problems. ...Read more
I have a dull throbbing pain in my leg. It feels almost like a growing pain. But I'm sure I'm to old for that now. Dr?
Leg pain: So leg covers a lot of territory. Need much more specific information. Growing pains are a myth. ...Read more
History of fx of the femoral medial condlye 2months ago had pt. Today my leg is throbbing like crazy is normal? Had very little pain before pt.
My legs are throbbing when I lay down, im walking and feel fine have not done vigorous activity what's going on?
I scraped the lower back of my leg on a metal shelf. Now my whole leg is throbbing, should I go to the dr. Or get a tetanus shot?
Hamstring area on left leg started throbbing painfully at work, since getting home I have gotten a deep chill and a mild headache?
Unusual pattern: Unless you have an injury or unusual activity overusing your hamstring. You should take your temperature if you are feeling chills. If you have a fever, if the headache is very severe or it seems to increase with head movement, you should be seen today. If you want a formal consult (after taking your temperature), please go through the paid portal. ...Read more
My son has been having some mild throbbing pain in his left leg. Now he says he feels like something is bubbling in it what could this be?
Needs eval: To general and needs a physical exam and more history to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Pain on the inside leg by the hip. Laying in my side I cannot lift my leg at all without excessive pain. Kind of a throbbing constant pain?
More info, please!: How long have you had this pain? Have you hurt yourself or started or increased an exercise program? Do you have any other symptoms, like numbness, tingling, weakness? Do you have any history of joint or back problems, or other major medical problems? Give some more information & we might be able to give some general advice to you, but as it is there is not enough info to give us any clues. ...Read more
I have spasm mostly in Leg, come and goes for month. Feels like very strong pulse throbbing goes away once I touch area where sensation happens. MS?
Doubt MS: Although leg pains, spasms, and spasticity can occur in MS, isolated problem such as yours more likely c/w cramping due to chemical imbalance, or even vascular issue (very unlikely at your age). A focal nerve problem might be answer. But NO, you do not exhibit a problem due to MS. ...Read more
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Throbbing pain: In both legs is not normal. You need to see your doc. There may be a circulatory issue. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Leg Pain treatable: Best way to reduce painful legs due to standing is to start your day wearing "compression stockings." these can be bought without a prescription at a drug store or at a special pharmacy supply place. They are called jobst stockings also and come in different leg lengths and "pressures" measured like blood pressure. They reduce swelling which is cause of pain. ...Read more
Right lower back feels like a bee stinging me and throbbing down back of my right leg. What could this be? Thanks
Sciatica: Sounds like you're describing sciatic which can be caused by ruptured or herniated disk irritating nerve. As long as no muscle weakness or loss of bladder/bowel control, most patients get better in 4-6wks. If pain is too much, acetaminophen, Ibuprofen (or naproxen) & sometimes steroids like Prednisone can help. Xrays & ct scans don't help much. Check out choosingwisely. Org re http://goo. Gl/fuaew8. ...Read more