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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
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
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
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