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What Causes Legs To Be Tender When They Are Touched
I have recently fallen on ice and heard a pop come from my knee. It is sore and seems to make my leg look bent. What might be the cause for this?
Knee pain: This could be a number of things. Is the distorsion due to swelling? Depending on how hard the fall was, this could be a fracture, meniscal tear or even ligament rupture. This is hard to say however without examining your knee. Rest and ice the knee and if not better in a few weeks, see your MD! ...Read more
The back of my left leg is very swollen since last month and very tender. Have gone to many doctors but can't find out the cause. Where should I go?
What is cause of sore legs (sometimes with pain), but only when lying down at night? Worse as night goes on. Feel better after getting up and all day.
Possible nerve: Irritation in the spine which presents in the "laying down" position. ...Read more
Leg pain: Need much more information e.g. Age, activity, work, athletics, male or female, pregnant, injury etc. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg tenderness and nodules like bumb on right side of my shin. The following also describes me: no injury, hurts when touched?
My boyfriend right leg constantly twitchs right above knee very sore and painful also. He hasn't worked out or hit it on anything what causes this?
He needs a doctor: Without being able to see and examine this there is no way to diagnose over the internet. Have him see a doctor. ...Read more
Can stress cause aches and pains? Every couple months my legs feel achy and sore & it seems to coincide with the same time I'm feeling overly stressed
I have a sore left knee on the inner side I find it worse after bending or crossing my legs for more than 5 minutes what is the cause?
Injury or not?: Questions that could help determine your diagnosis: was there an injury? Do you have swelling? Are you exercising or training for something? How long have the symptoms been present? Is there painful clicking or popping? The medial collateral ligament, 3 tendons, the medial meniscus, the medial joint, a potential plica, medial retinaculum and patellofemoral joint can cause pain on the inner knee. ...Read more
7y/o boy severe pain in 1thigh, can't bear weight w/o severe pain. No injury, no bruising. Area not tender. Can't lift leg w/o pain. Causes?
Can eczema (i have been scratching) be the cause of a rather big open sore on the front of lower leg? Leg swollen tender and red around the wound.
Don't scratch!: I know... That is much easier said than done. But it is still true. If it is bad, see a dr. Anyway, you do need to prevent infection. Wash delicately w/ warm water. Use antibiotic cream, cover lightly. After that is resolved, obtain as effective as possible cortisone ointment to keep the itching under control. Eczema can be very difficult to eradicate, but it can be controlled. Don't scratch! ...Read more
Seemingly random points of pain on arms and legs come and go they are about the size if a quarter and aren't really tender to the touch. What can cause?
Go to a doctor: Need a thorough investigation of these episodic quarter sized random points of pain. ...Read more
What causes a charley horse? I got one in each leg this morning and can barely walk now! Muscles are very sore.
Can bening fasciculations syndrome cause constant leg pain sore to touch and I do not have many fasc only pain emg showed only fasc?
Lump in (not on)lower right leg beneath tender light bruise. Can very light bruises cause a lump underneath IN the body, not exterior? This normal?
Felt 2 lumps on my tibia 1 below other. No pain at 1st, now 1 is painful-sore, and both have grown. Never bumped leg/no bruises. Causes/concerns pls?
I fell on some trees 6 years ago and my leg was really sore and my leg was bruised for a few years after and it's numb if touched lightly and when there's pressure on it it hurts?
Understandable: It seems understandable if your leg was injured enough to cause a significant bone contusion and damage to peripheral nerves in the injured area, that this region of the leg would have lifelong sensitivity to pressure and some loss of sensation to light touch. ...Read more
Had 2 periods of leg pain/sore muscles, then stopped. Crazy thing each time my height increased inch or two. What could've caused that (I'm over 35)?
Cause of solid enlarging lymph nodes in groin area (crease of upper legs), hard like stones, non-tender, many on both sides, enlarging for a month now?
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodal enlargement could be from reactive enlargement form infection/inflammation in the near by structures or infection/inflammation in itself, growth in the lymph gland like in lymphoma or spread of cancer from other sites, have it examined by a physician and may even need a biopsy for the diagnosis. ...Read more
Foot can feel very heavy and sore for no reason. Exercise makes it worse till a sharp pain starts in my left lower leg. Stretching can also cause pain?
Tunnel not Chunnel.: Although your symptoms could be linked to several conditions, the one that seems to fit well is a condition known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. A nerve located near the inside of the ankle becomes compressed and with this compression come symptoms that are very similar to yours. You cannot treat this yourself and it unusually gets worse. You need to see a specialist to effectively treat your foot. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a sore right leg and same side buttoxs cheek with a cold. Foot same side and feels like I can't strech it enuff to feel better.?
Cold foot: Anyime there is a concern for a cold foot, I recommend being seen asap bc it is worrisome for a problem in your circulation--even if the likely hood of it is very low. ...Read more
What causes blood vessels in my leg to break? It stings, then swells & is very tender afterwards, then turns red & dark.
I have had tenderness to left armpit and groin for months with soreness down side and leg what could be the cause dr. Says stress?
Hard to say...: The armpit and the groin are a couple of feet away from one another, but things that can occur in common are swollen lymph nodes, which can happen during certain infections or other diseases. Also, if one had an unusually strenuous day (such as helping a friend move out of a 3-bedroom house) the tendons and ligaments in an armpit and groin can be sore. If worried, a second opinion can be helpful. ...Read more
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