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Could it mean im growing if my joints in my legs hurt?

Could it mean im growing if my joints in my legs hurt?

Not @ Ur age.: U should C a rheumatologist, or start with Ur PCP, & go from there. "Growing pains" R what U tell kids with unexplained vauge complaints, after all proves negative. ...Read more

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When I have hypoglicemia symptom (i`m t2), only the left side of my body (arms, legs)hurt & is numb. Could this be normal, or this could mean something? Thx!

Unlikely: You need to be checked by your primary care generally one sided numbness and pain can be as a result of neurological issues rather than hypoglycemia, one way to answer yourself is: do all the symptoms go away if you drink a glass of orange juice? Hypoglycemia symptoms will go away quickly if you drink orange juice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Legs hurt when lay down, cause?

Legs hurt when lay down, cause?

Legs hurt when down: Not sure, could be sciatica, or piraformis syndrome. You may need to see your physician so to get an xray or other tests to see why your legs hurt. ...Read more

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Why do my legs hurt all the time?

Why do my legs hurt all the time?

Be seen: There are a lot of potential causes, from vascular, inflammatory, and neurologic causes among others. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. I would encourage you to be seen, there may be a very simple treatment. ...Read more

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50, . F, legs hurt badly for 3 days?

50, . F, legs hurt badly for 3 days?

Leg pain: 50 year old women with leg pain can have a number of causes. Check with vascular dr. See if there's peripheral vascular disease. Check with neurologist if there's sciatica or a pinched nerve in the back. Check with podiatrist if there are ankle or heel issues affecting your legs as you walk or run. Check with the orthopedic surgeon see if there are any shin splints, knee or hip issues. ...Read more

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Why do my legs hurt when I cross them?

Could: Be hip pain referred towards your knees. Do you have arthritis in the hips or any peripheral vascular disease that could be exacerbated by crossing your legs. There are a lot of questions I would like to ask before actually examining you which makes me encourage you to see your doctor if the pain is significant. ...Read more

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Why does my legs hurt when it hot and cold?

Muscle tension: Muscles tend to tighten when it is cold and may cause the legs to hurt. Try to exercise with gradually increasing intensity. ...Read more

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Why do my legs hurt before or after I get sick?

Why do my legs hurt before or after I get sick?

Viral / illness sx: Part of most viral infections... Like a "cold or flu" will have myalgias as an initial symptom. Myalgia= muscle ache/ pain. Tylenol/advil helps along with rest and water.... ...Read more

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Does an achy leg pain and tingly toes mean anything?

Does an achy leg pain and tingly toes mean anything?

Probably: Tingly toes is usually a symptom of a problem associated with a nerve or nerves. It could be local or from the lower back (more probable since it's associated with one achy leg). Go see your doctor and find out what's causing this. He or she will probably send you to a neurologist, but I think it's best to start with your pcp. ...Read more

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I am cold all the time and my legs hurt all the time?

I am cold all the time and my legs hurt all the time?

Need to be seen: Cold intolerance raises the serious possibility of hypothyroidism, which only a physician can diagnose. A second possibility is mild congestive heart failure, with too little blood reading the skin. Pain in the legs can be anything from a neuropathy to serious vascular disease (gangrene risk) to metabolic bone disease. ...Read more

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Why do my legs hurt when I sit on a chair or bend them?

Leg pain with knee: Maybe problem with nerves, muscles or vascular supply, . Could also be muscle cramps, depends on Length of time this has occurred, consider getting checked if you have had this for awhile ...Read more

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My legs hurt constantly I rotate in bed because legs hurt so bad?

My legs hurt constantly I rotate in bed because legs hurt so bad?

Neuropathy: It sounds like your suffering from a peripheral neuropathy. This could be due to something as simple as a vitamin deficiency or as complicated as an immune neuropathy. Most neuropathies are treatable, including the cost when it is immune mediated. I agree that you need to see a neurologist to have the appropriate studies to determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Any reasons why my legs hurt when I lay down or sit for a long time?

Any reasons why my legs hurt when I lay down or sit for a long time?

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my legs hurt. Help!!!!! ever had it happen to you?

What do you suggest if my legs hurt. Help!!!!! ever had it happen to you?

Not enough info-: -what caused it & the leg covers a lot! Intrinsic knee pathology, muscle contusion. Bone contusion, fractures, you have to be more specific & detailed in your question. ...Read more

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My legs hurt a lot, hurt more at night so bad it wakes me. Please help.

Vascular issues: Consider being evaluated for vascular problems or peripheral neuropathy. Both can lead to these symptoms. Also it possibly can be associated with spinal stenosis. ...Read more

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Well when I sit down my butt hurts a lot and when I finish exercising my legs hurt alor?

Overuse: Most commonly the exercises you are doing are too hard on your body. Buttock pain is usually associated with excessive strain while doing lower body core exercises that work the gluteal muscles and upper hamstrings. Your leg pain is probably from the same overuse issue. Seek a personal trainer or at the very least have it checked out with a sports medicine physician. ...Read more

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My legs hurt they get real big time to time real big in the summer I would like to get help with what to do?

My legs hurt they get real big time to time real big in the summer I would like to get help with what to do?

Go to doctor: You may be experiencing edema or fluid retention. The doctor will run some blood tests and examine you and come up with a treatment plan depending on the cause of the big leg. ...Read more

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I have been getting right leg pain only when I am running and I have not ran for 20 days and I ran yesterday and it still hurt. What may this be?

Where is pain?: The pain can be in different areas of your leg. It could be muscle. It could be joint. It could be bone. You need to see your physician and clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more