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Horrible sharp pain in leg. Inside of right leg. Comes and goes. Only lasts a few seconds. No other symptoms. Not swollen, not warm. Could it be dvt?

Horrible sharp pain in leg. Inside of right leg. Comes and goes. Only lasts a few seconds. No other symptoms. Not swollen, not warm. Could it be dvt?

Leg pain: The pain you describe is not typical for dvt, it sounds more like a musculoskeletal symptom. Having said that, one can't be sure what's going on from out here and it would be a safer course to see your dr. And get checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

Multiple reasons: A sharp pain radiating into the leg can be indicative of multiple problems including a strained muscle, a pinched nerve, tendonitis, neuropathy (a problem with the nerves in the legs), or blood flow issues. The ways to determine the cause is to figure out what makes the symptoms better & worse and a physical examination. Don't hesitate to ask if you have a more specific question! ...Read more

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A sharp pain on my right side hip bone (right next to tailbone). Worse when laying down and sneeze/cough. Why? Also, get tingling in right leg 1 toe.

A sharp pain on my right side hip bone (right next to tailbone). Worse when laying down and sneeze/cough. Why? Also, get tingling in right leg 1 toe.

Likely nerve related: Low back/hip pain can radiate to the foot due to a nerve compression, entrapment or injury. L4/L5 is a very common area that can also give tingling and nerve sensations on the top of the big toe due to L5. Proper diagnosis and treatment options by a Specialist in person are essential for correct healing and preventing further damages. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain on the outside of my lower right leg when I jog, how can I relieve the pain?

Get it checked: Several things could be causing the pain, and the treatments are different. The best way to treat the pain is to get it checked so that you have an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis, treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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Why I get a sharp pain in my right testicle and also sharp pain on my right leg, it's a sharp pain that comes and goes together?

Why I get a sharp pain in my right testicle and also sharp pain on my right leg,  it's a sharp pain that comes and goes together?

This could be from: Any of a number of things including local testicular issues as well as spinal stenosis or spinal nerve compression from arthritis in your back. This won't be fully diagnosable over the internet. Ask your health care provider to run some tests (MRI) and see what turns up. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain near my right hip, it shoot down my right leg paining my hip and my right toe.?

I have a sharp pain near my right hip, it shoot down my right leg paining my hip and my right toe.?

Probably the back: This is likely coming from a back sprain. You may have a disc problem though you are young for this problem. Contact sports could allow back injury that becomes symptomatic at a later date. You should rest your back, avoid long periods of sitting or standing. You need a program to strengthen and limber your back and teach you how to protect your back. See your MD. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my right leg just below the knee. I landed on my knee in a dance and it sent sharp pain down my leg and now it's numb.

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Started getting a sharp pain in the crease of my right leg today never had it before been going on and off all day. Iit is now throbbing while I am laying down. Should I go to the ER?

Started getting a sharp pain in the crease of my right leg today never had it before been going on and off all day. Iit is now throbbing while I am laying down. Should I go to the ER?

Groin pain: May be nerve, meralgia parasthetica or sciatica, which may be worse when lying down (try a pillow under your legs). If not allergic or with ulcers try aleve (naproxen) 1-2 tabs twice a day, warm bath. In the older individual we are concerned about masses both ovarian, or lesions in the spien causing the issues and clots so would f/u with ER today for d-dimer/ dopplers possible CT ...Read more

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Hi doctor i have a sharp pain at my right side lower waist which goes down to my right leg and the heel part will be more painful when I do housewor??

Hi doctor i have a sharp pain at my right side lower waist which goes down to my right leg and the heel part will be more painful when I do housewor??

Spine: This sounds like it could be coming from your back w a pinched nerve possibly causing the pain to go down towards your heel. See about some PT to help w this! ...Read more

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Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Cross SLR : This could be a sign of a lumbar spine intervertebral disc herniation or something else. See your doctor for further evaluation and examination. The history and exam may be able to diagnose a disc herniation. An MRI is often needed to confirm the diagnosis and to help guide treatment options. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right hip numb tingly feeling going down my right leg all the time. How serious? Xrays show nothing do I need mri. No insurance

Sharp pain in right hip numb tingly feeling going down my right leg all the time. How serious? Xrays show nothing do I need mri. No insurance

Well, That can be a: Tough one. Say MRI positive, what next? Back surgery? You could switch your citalopram to a better regimen for pain control, tramadol may b good choice, and look up gabapentin. No loss of bladder or bowel? It may be transient, back strain impinging a nerve, but pain can beget pain, then insomnia, then more spasm. Interrupting pain conduction can b important. Consider physical therapy, pm@r doc. ...Read more

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I have this very bad sharp pain in my right leg?

Must be examined and: We need more information about this issue: how long? When did it start? How severe is the pain (1-10)
I suggest an urgent care examination today. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my right side, hurts more when using right leg. Feels better when lying on left side?

Uncertain: Your question is vague

WHere exactly does it hurt on the right side?
Is it on the Righ foot, knee, leg, hip or arm?

Does it hurt when you walk, run or climb stairs?

Your pain is most likely musculoskeletal, but further information is needed to further refine the answer. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the outside of my right leg it has been hurting and all I feel is muscle. What can that be?

Muscle +Bone: When a muscle pulls on bone it feels like sore bone. The muscles of the leg are heavily attached the fibula and tibia. Strain or injury to this area can feel like bone pain. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain and a numbing sensation upper right leg.

I have a sharp pain and a numbing sensation upper right leg.

Give it time: Most of these symptoms in your age group spontaneously resolve with time. If symptoms persist, or are associated with weakness, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right leg when I walk it is likea sharp pain below the knee. ?

I have pain in my right leg when I walk
it is likea sharp pain below the knee.
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Too non-specific!: Which knee. Which side. Does the pain occur with other activities? Has it occurred before, or is it new? Did you have trauma? Too many questions need to be given before you get a good answer. Sorry! ...Read more

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When I extend my right leg and flex my foot there is a sharp pain on the outside tip of my heel.

When I extend my right leg and flex my foot there is a sharp pain on the outside tip of my heel.

Possibly tendinitis: This could be achillies or peroneal tendinitis. Rest, stretching and antiinflammatories. If not better after a few days see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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I developed a small spot on right leg below knee and since yesterday I have had a piercing sharp pain shoot thru it like once or twice an hour.??

Sharp leg pain: Acute onset of sharp pain in a localized area on the leg may be an inflamation of the bursa or surrounding tendons. Try RICE plus 2 Alleve 2xs a day for three days. If not improved or worsened get it checked by a me or consider a virtual consult. ...Read more

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My 10 year old son had a short sharp pain in his chest that lasted about 30 sec and afterwards is complaining of pain in his right leg below the knee.

Can't relate them: Brief chest pains in kids are most often heartburn while leg pain is most often related to overuse. I can not think of any condition that would pair the two together. You provided so little info that not much more can be said. A more thorough history and exam could eliminate the scary things. In the future please submit as much info as you can and a concice question. ...Read more

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My daughter was walking and started to feel a sharp pain in her right leg on the side of her knee. It hurts when she unbends her leg & when she walks.

I would recommend: That she see her primary care doctor or an orthopedist tomorrow. You can try ice and elevation to relieve any swelling that might be there. She can also take ibuprofen for the pain and swelling. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in what seems to be my femoral artery. It hurts when I abduct my right leg and it's a sharp pain.

I have been having pain in what seems to be my femoral artery. It hurts when I abduct my right leg and it's a sharp pain.

Pain femoral artery: I have been having pain in what seems to be my femoral artery. It hurts when I abduct my right leg and it's a sharp pain. ANS: suspect you pulled a muscle in the area. A live video consult would help. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. After one month with a cast I have felt a sharp pain from time to time on my hamstring of my right leg and also on my right calf. Normal?

Cast pain: Not really. A sharp pain could be the cast rubbing your skin and causing irritation or an ulcer. You might also be having pain from the fracture. The most concerning thing would be blood clots (deep venous thrombosis). The easiest thing would be to have the cast checked by your ortho doc. If you are having shortness of breath, go to the er now. ...Read more