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My legs are throbbing when I lay down, im walking and feel fine have not done vigorous activity what's going on?

My legs are throbbing when I lay down, im walking and feel fine have not done vigorous activity what's going on?

Magnesium: I run twice a day and I often get leg cramps and aching when I lay down. I has helped that I try and be more hydrated throughout the day and I have increased eating bananas to get magnesium into my system. If it gets worse, though, I would consult my doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be having throbbing pains in both of my legs from my knees down?

Is it normal to be having throbbing pains in both of my legs from my knees down?

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

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What could be the cause of throbbing, warm, compressed feeling in both legs when sitting?

What could be the cause of throbbing, warm, compressed feeling in both legs when sitting?

Muscles, venous,: This might be from muscles reacting to sitting down or a venous flow issue like venous stasis. If it gets worse or you're worried see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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My left leg has throbbing pain in my thigh, which has moved to my calf it's going on 4 months?

Thigh pain: 4 months is a long time. You need good exam to check for clots, mass, referred pain, nerve impingement, vascular insufficiency. ...Read more

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Throbbing painful legs due to heat and humidity, and standing all day. What can I do about this?

Throbbing painful legs due to heat and humidity, and standing all day. What can I do about this?

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

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I have a throbbing sensation in the veins of my legs, what can be causing this? Thanks

I have a throbbing sensation in the veins of my legs, what can be causing this? Thanks

Pain: YOu may have an inflamed vein called thrombophlebitis or you may have varicose veins that just ache or you may have a blood clot in a vein. Go see your doctor for an evaluation ASAP. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Primary care doc: The throbbing pain in both leads and headaches is not likely to be due to your pregnancy at 5 weeks post partum. Consider seeing your primary care doctor so that a full evaluation can be done ...Read more

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I have painful throbbing in my legs from the knee down and sometimes when I squat down the pain is unbearable it go back to standing postion what's tha?

I have painful throbbing in my legs from the knee down and sometimes when I squat down the pain is unbearable it go back to standing postion what's tha?

Leg Ergonomics: Pain in the hip, knee, ankle and foot are frequently due to positional strain. In young individuals prolonged squatting can cause the familiar "stiffness" and pain. Chronic pain can be seen with peripheral vascular disease and is more common in smokers. Venous clots (DVT) can cause pain and swelling in the legs. Baker's cysts cause pain at the back of the knees and can worsen with squatting. ...Read more

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I have good ironbut highhemoglobin, could that be the reason why I'm brusing bad on my legs with throbbing pain, numbess, burning feeling? Thanks

I have good ironbut highhemoglobin, could that be the reason why I'm brusing bad on my legs with throbbing pain, numbess, burning feeling? Thanks

Exam: You need blood testing for serum iron, folic acid, B12, but with your symtoms, a full physical exam and metabolic/diabetic checks. ...Read more

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Read calf stretches help plantar fasciitis. When I perform calf stretches the heel on same leg starts throbbing within 20 seconds. Is this normal?

Read calf stretches help plantar fasciitis. When I perform calf stretches the heel on same leg starts throbbing within 20 seconds. Is this normal?

Passive only!: If you are standing or bearing weight when you perform these stretches, it is placing more strain on the achilles tendon, Triceps Surae muscle and plantar fascia. The best stretch for this is "Passive Stretching". Like sitting down, keeping your leg straight or extended at the knee and using an elastic band to pull /dorsiflex your foot. If your heel is quite sore, I don't recommend stretches. ...Read more

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Hi my feet feel hot and are throbbing and my calves too I have a constant ache in my legs and ankles?

Hi my feet feel hot and are throbbing and my calves too I have a constant ache in my legs and ankles?

Need to be seen...: As described, your symptoms need to evaluated by a physician. I would think that constant aching along with hot, throbbing feet and calves would warrant a visit to the urgent care. ...Read more

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My right leg feels heavy when I walk. It feels like there's a throbbing pulse (no pain) in my right thigh, hip flexor, and both calves.

My right leg feels heavy when I walk. It feels like there's a throbbing pulse (no pain) in my right thigh, hip flexor, and both calves.

Claudication: It sounds like you have either neurogenic or vascular claudication, or possibly radiculopathy from a disc herniation and nerve root compression. I would recommend a number I and vascular studies to determine the diagnosis. I would also ask you to examine any change in activities such as prolong sitting or changes to your exercise regimen. ...Read more

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My rt knee is bad also i, m having both legs are very tight, very sore ankles giving out feet throbbing. Trouble standing and walking. Both calves stiff?

Leg Problems: The question is always where to begin? I am a podiatrist, so we tend to look upwards from the feet. Make sure you are in very stable shoes and orthotics to support your ankles that feel like giving out. Stretch your calves 3 times daily as long as you do not cause pain. Have a back doctor see how to stabilize your spine. Ice 10 minutes three times daily any area that feels inflamed. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get pain in my legs, that are like a throbbing sensation in my veins. I don't have a sedentary lifestyle. I'm a F & 23. What is it?

Sometimes I get pain in my legs, that are like a throbbing sensation in my veins. I don't have a sedentary lifestyle. I'm a F & 23. What is it?

See below: Unfortunately, would need to know more to give you specific advice. If the discomfort is intermittent it's unlikely to be from your veins. If the discomfort has been going on for some time and isn't getting progressively worse it's less likely to be due to any significant problem. If you remain concerned please see your physician. ...Read more

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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?

See a doctor: You are a young lady.
Most likely you are having some kind of muscle cramps,
Hydrate well, eat banana and oranges, and drink a lot of juices.
Cut down on any sodas, or energy drink. ...Read more

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I have onset throbbing pain behind my knee caps and down my legs that last from 30 minutes to 6 hours, for the past three years now. What can I do?

I have onset throbbing pain behind my knee caps and down my legs that last from 30 minutes to 6 hours, for the past three years now. What can I do?

See your doctor: I would start by seeing your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Ask if any tests are needed, and whether it not a referral to an orthopedic or vascular surgeon would be appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am on my feet all day b/c of work but now whenever I sit down I have a burning throbbing pain in upper legs. Nothing seems to ease the pain. Hurts!

I am on my feet all day b/c of work but now whenever I sit down I have a burning throbbing pain in upper legs. Nothing seems to ease the pain. Hurts!

From your history,: This is likely related to you activity, what you are doing while on your feet, especially your posture (s), what kind of shoes (possibly clothes) which you are wearing, etc, and is challenging the use of and blood flow to the muscles in your upper legs. This would be consistent with the throbbing: increased blood flow attempting to catch up to repair the persistent stress to these muscles. ...Read more

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I have constant pain in my legs. Hurts to touch, constant throbbing. Sometimes cant even walk up and down the stairs. Eased by adding pressure on them?

Needs to beChecked: Constany pain in both legs needs to be checked by your GP. Especially you can not walk sometimes. It is difficult to say what it is. Is the pain in the joints or whole leg. It may be due to musculoskeletal condition. Needs detailed History and Physical Examination and may need other tests like blood or Xrays. To find out the cause of so much pain ...Read more

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I have constant throbbing pain in my legs arms shoulders, back and feet. What should I do?

I have constant throbbing pain in my legs arms shoulders, back and feet. What should I do?

See doctor: You have generalized muscles/joints pain, it is best to seedoctor for blood tests and find out the causes as well treatment if need. ...Read more

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I'm a mother to 4 kids my last is 4 months old my legs are so saw as soon as I lie down I have throbbing pain can I be low in calcium?

I'm a mother to 4 kids my last is 4 months old my legs are so saw as soon as I lie down I have throbbing pain can I be low in calcium?

Throbbng leg pain: You probably are working too much and may not have a nutritious diet with supplements to make up for what the baby sapped from your system and what it takes to make good breast milk. Are you getting enough sleep and rest.? Continue your prenatal vitamins, besure you have a nutritious diet, drink lots of water. Try to take naps and get off your feet when you can. Obtain help with baby and kids. ...Read more

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My mom for 10 years has had increasing throbbing pain in both lower legs upon standing. Walking lessens pain. - doppler perfect bloodwork.

Could Be Stenosis: The symptoms you are describing sound like claudication. This can happen either when blood vessels get narrowed or when the nerves of the spine are compressed especially with standing. If sitting and rest make the pain less, I would consider evaluation with either lumbar MRI or vascular specialist ...Read more

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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?

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?

Mom: The shooting pan makes me thing of some type of low back problem. Having children itself is hard on the back, but then carrying them adds separate load. If you are having persistent shooting pain I think you should get checked. ...Read more