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Bloated full feeling pain in left side thru to back pain and tightness in left leg fatigue are symptoms of what?

Bloated full feeling pain in left side thru to back pain and tightness in left leg fatigue are symptoms of what?

Need more info: It could be multiple things depending on how severe are the symptoms and how long. Really need to be examined. Probably tests need need to be done. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Can peroneal tendon subluxation cause tightness in the soleus? Peroneal tendon on left leg sticks out and area is sore. Soleus tightness in left leg.

Yes: Any ankle problem ( including recurrent peroneal tendon subluxation) that causes pain, swelling and slight limping can make your gastrocsoleus muscle group(calf) 'tight'.Consider seeing an orthopedic specialist to reconstruct your peroneal 'sling '. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Mid-calf/Over-the-calf sock feels tight on left leg but not right leg. Circumference of legs measures the same. Can GSV reflux below knee cause this?

Mid-calf/Over-the-calf sock feels tight on left leg but not right leg. Circumference of legs measures the same. Can GSV reflux below knee cause this?

Evaluate stockings.: Not all stockings are the same. If you are having problems with your support hose then they should be re evaluated. Stocking should fit comfortably and, if you are having a problem, then you should have them checked and , perhaps, you may need a custom made stocking pair.The GSV reflux should not cause the tightness. ...Read more

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For a week had pain in my chest then right below then lower abdomen and back all left side. Very gassy not constipated. Also tightness in left leg.

For a week had pain in my chest then right below then lower abdomen and back all left side.  Very gassy not constipated. Also tightness in left leg.

Sounds like you are: feeling pretty uncomfortable. I can't really put that sequence of symptoms together into one specific thing going on. You have young age on your side. Intestinal gassiness suggests alterations in bowel motility (slow or altered movement of waste through tract). Chest pain for a week likely not cardiac related. Note you have anxiety...could be that. Continue to practice relaxation and work with Doc ...Read more

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Last nite had tightness in lower left leg w achiness. I was sick & today it feels better after drinking a lot of water. Could I have been dehydrated?

Last nite had tightness in lower left leg w achiness. I was sick & today it feels better after drinking a lot of water. Could I have been dehydrated?

Possibly: Make sure to drink 6- 8 glasses of water a day and avoid excessive ingestion of caffeine ( limit to 2 cups coffee or tea daily). You may need to increase the amount of fluids you drink when you have diarrhea or are sweating a lot ( exercise or heat). The color of your urine is a good measure of how well you are hydrated. Your urine should be a pale yellow color. ...Read more

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Left side of perineum is sore/tight attimes. Could a tight muscle on left leg cause this? My hip seems slightly to twisted/uneven wasn't b4, imbalanc?

Left side of perineum is sore/tight attimes. Could a tight muscle on left leg cause this? My hip seems slightly to twisted/uneven wasn't b4, imbalanc?

Connected body parts: Good question! Yes, the various parts of your body certainly can and often do cause strains on other parts. The root of your problem may be in your hip, knee, or even your foot. Chiropractors and some DO's (osteopathic doctors), particularly those who specialize in PM&R (physical medicine & rehabilitation) can evaluate you and provide treatment. ...Read more

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Virus & tight left leg w achiness w achiness now in left arm & shoulder my left arm feels cold a little like its asleep & occasional tight neck muscle?

Virus & tight left leg w achiness w achiness now in left arm & shoulder my left arm feels cold a little like its asleep & occasional tight neck muscle?

Muscle Spasm: Are you under a lot of stress? this could be causing you to have muscle spasms. You need to go see your Dr. and have a check up done to make sure you don't have any kind of Rheumatologic problem. Have you had any falls or injuries? If you have a pinched nerve you can also have these symptoms. Feel Better Soon ...Read more

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Calf pain & tightness on left & right leg?

Calf pain & tightness on left & right leg?

Calf Pain: There is a very dangerous medical condition called deep vein thrombosis. If you are describing warm red swollen calfs you need to get to a medical center urgently. If you have chest pain or shortness of breath or are coughing please make this more than urgent. It can be an emergency. ...Read more