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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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What could it mean when you have a sharp, throbbing pain in your lower left leg?

What could it mean when you have a sharp, throbbing pain in your lower left leg?

Leg pain: 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

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Lower leg throbbing pain all the time. Shaky legs aftr 20mins exercising. Heavy upper arms. Don't feel like moving legs and arms much. Don't feel rested?

Lower leg throbbing pain all the time. Shaky legs aftr 20mins exercising. Heavy upper arms. Don't feel like moving legs and arms much. Don't feel rested?

Recommend workup: See your primary care physician for workup to rule out any issues like electrolyte problems or anemia, beyond that I would recommend making sure there are no autoimmune issues. Consider over the counter magnesium and hydration as well. ...Read more

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Can a venous clot in the lower leg cause a throbbing like feeling?

Can a venous clot in the lower leg cause a throbbing like feeling?

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

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My leg started throbbing last night and kept me awake. Its in my lower leg. What could it be?

My leg started throbbing last night and kept me awake. Its in my lower leg. What could it be?

DEPENDING ON: 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

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Pain in inner thigh area started early today but now have painin hip and lower back, hurts when bend leg and a throbbing pain all left side what is it?

Pain in inner thigh area started early today but now have painin hip and lower back, hurts when bend leg and a throbbing pain all left side what is it?

Lt Thigh, Hip & Back: Hello. What activity were you doing when pain hit? Where does it hurt when you bend your left leg? Do you mean bringing your thigh to chest hurts? Does pain go past your left knee or stays in your thigh? Is it worse with sit, stand, or walk? Can you lay on your left side? Need little more info. If you have no GI issues, consider topical or oral OTC NSAID to reduce inflammatory throbbing pain. ...Read more

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I having this throbbing pain in my lower back and my joints in my legs and neck are suddenly hypermobile. If I move to fast something kind of shifts?

I having this throbbing pain in my lower back and my joints in my legs and neck are suddenly hypermobile. If I move to fast something kind of shifts?

This isn't something: To mess around with on the Internet. You need to see a doctor. If it turns out to be something transient or trivial, I'll be happy for you but you need to know for sure what's going on. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Lower back spine throbbing pain, pain shoots down one leg or other. Capsaicin patch only thing help. Hurts Stand up, sit down, walk. Aleve (naproxen) don't help?

Lower back spine throbbing pain, pain shoots down one leg or other. Capsaicin patch only thing help. Hurts Stand up, sit down, walk. Aleve (naproxen) don't help?

Work up?: Have you had a proper work up of your back and pain? Like a low back xray for starters or MRI to rule out obvious bone pathology or disc problem that could be impinging upon a nerve and thus causing the pain down your legs? If not you really need to see your doctor and have this properly diagnosed. Physical therapy could also help tremendously along with other prescription medications. Best wishes ...Read more

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Even while at rest, I get a sharp throbbing pain in lower calf. Pain is tolerable. No physical activites. Last a few secs & started 1day ago any help?

Even while at rest, I get a sharp throbbing pain in lower calf. Pain is tolerable. No physical activites. Last a few secs & started 1day ago any help?

Evaluation, PT: Sounds you might have an Achilles tendinitis but I would definitely follow up with a local Podiatrist. At this point I suggest you rest, ice, take over the counter anti inflammatory medication. Physical therapy might be in order. ...Read more

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Mild throbbing pain in back of lower knee. Felt warm at times but can feel it more when I walk could it be a blood clot. Asking for my 14yr son?

Mild throbbing pain in back of lower knee. Felt warm at times but can feel it more when I walk could it be a blood clot. Asking for my 14yr son?

Yes, but: Different things can cause pain and swelling in the back of the knee, a blood clot is certainly worth ruling out. Take your son to see a doctor to evaluate further. ...Read more

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I'm having a throbbing pain in my upper left leg? What can cause this?

I'm having a throbbing pain in my upper left leg? What can cause this?

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