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My mom has hypo thyroid for the last 5 years. She is taking medicines like (thyronom) even then her lower right leg muscles has swelling and tight. ?

My  mom has hypo thyroid for the last  5 years. She is taking medicines like (thyronom) even then her lower right leg muscles has swelling and tight.
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Not thyroid.: If her TSH is normal ( and i suspect it should be since she is taking thyronorm for a long time under the care of a physician) then her thyroid is not responsible for her leg complaints. ...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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Soft knot lower back for years no problems. Now I bend over for few minutes, legs begin to feel numb. When mowing grass, tightness in upper right leg?

Soft knot lower back for years no problems. Now I bend over for few minutes, legs begin to feel numb. When mowing grass, tightness in upper right leg?

Get this checked: The numbness that you are experiencing is not normal. You need to find the cause of this and get treatment. Start by seeing your primary care doctor or a chiropractor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when i move my right leg top part of my tight purple small bruise occuring?

Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when i move my right leg top part of my tight purple small  bruise occuring?

See details: It is really impossible to give a specific answer without being able to examine the area. Causes can be gi, gyn or musculoskeletal. Have it evaluated. ...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

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There is a pain in my right leg. The muscles were very tight especially around the fibula. Is there any way to relieve the pain and relax the muscles?

There is a pain in my right leg. The muscles were very tight especially around the fibula. Is there any way to relieve the pain and relax the muscles?

Of course: Did you hurt your leg in any way? Excessive use of a group of muscles can cause them to get fatigued and need to be nursed back to normal with rest and some OTC anti inflammatory agents like Ibuprofen etc. Muscle relaxants are prescription drugs and should be reserved to treat those cases that have been assessed by doctors for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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The top of my right leg (just below my hip) goes numb when i lay down, and when i'm stood up it feels tight, i can stap a pin in it and not feel it?

The top of my right leg (just below my hip) goes numb when i lay down, and when i'm stood up it feels tight, i can stap a pin in it and not feel it?

Meralgia parasthetic: This could be from compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, a condition called meralgia parasthetica. Often caused by wearing tight fitting pants or belts, but there are other causes as well. ...Read more

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My 9 y old daughter felt a very sharp pain in her tight especially the back side (right leg) while running 2 weeks ago.the pain keeps coming & going?

My 9 y old daughter felt a very sharp pain in her tight especially the back side (right leg) while running 2 weeks ago.the pain keeps coming & going?

Thigh pain: Unfortunately, there are many muscles and tendons in this area of the body. One needs to have an examination in which the examiner palpates those muscles and tendons in order to come up with a diagnosis. I recommend she be taken to her doctor for such an examination. ...Read more

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