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What does it mean when I have really sharp pains between the vagina and my leg?

What does it mean when I have really sharp pains between the vagina and my leg?

Uncertain: An examination may provide a better answer. There are several possibilities which may require medical attention ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have sharp pains on the right arm, head, and leg?

What does it mean when you have sharp pains on the right arm, head, and leg?

See your doctor: This could be a number of things, some of them dangerous or it could be a psychological response to stressors. Best to see your doctor for work up, so you don't regret later. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in the back of your leg mean?

What does sharp pain in the back of your leg mean?

Possible blood clot: It could be a pulled muscle, but if it is in the back of your calf, you should get an ultrasound done to rule out a blood clot, especially if you are on birth control (if female) or smoke or sit stationary or lie down a lot. ...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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If you stand on one leg and get a sharp shooting pain, what does it mean?

If you stand on one leg and get a sharp shooting pain, what does it mean?

Shooting pain: Where? If starts in your back and goes down your leg, maybe a. Herniated disc. An exam would help answer that question. ...Read more

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After sprinting I have leg pain and a sharp pain in my side what does that mean?

After sprinting I have leg pain and a sharp pain in my side what does that mean?

Need an exam: Many causes. Most innocent. But there could a serious unerlying cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have sharp pain in ur leg?

What does it mean when u have sharp pain in ur leg?

Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What foes it mean when there's a sharp pain shoots down your leg?

Nerve pain: Shooting pain usually comes from nerve irritation. There are multiple places where this could occur. A physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation) can determine the cause, make recommendations for prevention, and treat it, if necessary. ...Read more

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What does a Sharp pain when leg is extended mean? Leg was hit with other leg while jumping on trampoline.

More info needed: More information is needed about the location of the leg pain. Your injury appears to be a muscle contusion where it was struck. Another possibility is a leg muscle strain or a sprained ankle or knee. Extending the leg may aggravate all these injuries. Treat with rest, cold applications on and off for two days and then switch to intermittent heat. Advil or Aleve (naproxen) may help. See your MD as needed. ...Read more

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What does a sharp pain/ice cold sensation on a leg with chronic venous insufficiency mean, that also gets worse upon touching?

What does a sharp pain/ice cold sensation on a leg with chronic venous insufficiency mean, that also gets worse upon touching?

Depends: Venous disease causes many diffeent symptoms. If you have painful vv with palpation, this likely indicates ongoing inflammation related to too much pressure from valvular incompetence. ...Read more

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What could it mean when you have a sharp, throbbing pain in your lower left leg?

Leg pain: It could be multiple things and some of them are urgent. For one sided leg pain, one must consider: neurological issues (nerve entrapment, nerve irritation, nerve compression), vascular issues, blood clot or dvt, metabolic issues, and musculoskeletal issues like a strain, fracture...

It is best to see your doctor to rule out any serious problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get sharp pain with burning followed by itching in your upper leg behind knee?

What does it mean when you get sharp pain with burning followed by itching in your upper leg behind knee?

Nerve: Difficult to tell with such little history but off the top of my head, burning and itching tend to indicate the nerves in your back or leg as the cause. Your doc may examine your back and so some range do motion and lower leg testing in exam. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in leg and tingly sensation in arch of foot mean?

Nerve: What you are describing sounds like an injury to a nerve or compression of a nerve. If it persists it needs to be examined to find the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean?

Can doctors tell me what does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean?

See below: This could be the tarsal t syndrome, like the carpal ts in the hand. The tarsal tunnel is located on the inner aspect of the foot, nearer to the heel. ...Read more

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I am a teenager who has sharp, intense back pain and left foot and leg tingling. What could that mean?

I am a teenager who has sharp, intense back pain and left foot and leg tingling. What could that mean?

Pinched Nerve: Low back pain going down the leg to the foot sounds like sciatica, ie one of your lumbar spinal nerves is irritated. This can often improve on it's own, but if pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. There are many non-surgical options. ...Read more

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What does it mean when left leg hurts to touch, move, feel like burning tingling with sharp pain running down my leg to my foot.

What does it mean when left leg hurts to touch, move, feel like burning tingling with sharp pain running down my leg to my foot.

More information: Pain sensitive structures are irritated. Lots of things can do this. Nerve injury due to compression from internal or external sources, infection, inflammatory process, compartment syndrome, ischemia (lack of blood flow) or tumor. You need a careful exam if the problem worsens or persists. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

Something is wrong: Anytime you have pain, there is something wrong. There are a few possibilities. It could be the foot pain comes first, i.E plantar fascitis and as a result you are compensating or walking differently and then getting the leg pain. Knowing if you are flatfooted or have a high arch would help but in either case an orthotic might help. A nerve problem should also be ruled out. ...Read more

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Having sharp pains on my right thigh, what does that mean?

SEE ORTHOPEDIST: Compression of the nerves in the thigh or lower back and other causes such as hernias, back problems or hip problems can lead to pain. You should rule out hip problems such as a 1) stress fracture, 2) avascular necrosis, 3) transient osteoporosis, 4) arthritis, 5) labral tears 6) infection. Muscle injury/tendinitis around the hip joint may also cause your pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean if u have sharp pains in your stomach, upper thigh area and waist?

What does it mean if u have sharp pains in your stomach, upper thigh area and waist?

Time to see...: A doctor. Possibilities include gynecologic condition or hernia, among other possibilities. Very hard to tell without a physical examination. ...Read more

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Burning & sharp stabbing upper and middle back pain can it mean I have a clot in lung? 2 DVT ultrasounds came back clear. Still having calf pain.

Burning & sharp stabbing upper and middle back pain can it mean I have a clot in lung? 2 DVT ultrasounds came back clear. Still having calf pain.

Diagnosis of: Pulmonary embolism might require special blood tests and imaging tests. Whether these tests are applicable to your case depends on a whole lot of factors. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause leg weakness and random sharp body pains?

What can cause leg weakness and random sharp body pains?

Diabetes for one: No specific condition is responsible for this combination, if indeed they are related. But statistically in the us diabetes is probably the most common disorder capable of causing both complaints. Other possibilities are numerous including b vitamin deficiency, aids, guillain-barre, syphilis, etc. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My back and left leg get sharp pains that run through.?

My back and left leg get sharp pains that run through.?

Exam: This sounds like a neuritis (inflammed nerve)- call your physician for medication and you will need an examination and xrays. ...Read more

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I've got pains in the both of my legs nd it hurts what could it mean?

I've got pains in the both of my legs nd it hurts what could it mean?

Depends: Your recent medical history would give a clue... Are you overweight? Do you exercise? Do you have pains everywhere in your legs or just the joints? Do you have muscle aches? How long does the pain last? When does it come in the day.... More detail needed. ...Read more

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Sis keeps having sharp pains below right rib and shoots to spine and leg what could this be.

Sis keeps having sharp pains below right rib and shoots to spine and leg what could this be.

Disk herniation: Sounds like sis may have a herniated disk to the lower thoracic or upper lumbar spine.

Radiating pains to the ribs, with corresponding back and leg radiations are typical for upper back disk herniations.

Also, regarding rib pain, she can have a inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs, or so called costrochondritis. If she does not improve, have her evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Could these 2 cysts give my daughter nightly leg pains? If so. Would that mean the cysts are growing??

Could these 2 cysts give my daughter nightly leg pains? If so. Would that mean the cysts are growing??

HARD TO SAY: 2 cysts? Where, how were they found? When you submit a question it should have basic information about the issue and a clear question. The public site is not a chat, so anything you posted in the past is not available for us to review, including profile responses. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pains that come and go on the side of my right leg next to my calf? What could that be?

I'm having sharp pains that come and go on the side of my right leg next to my calf? What could that be?

There are a number: Of potential diagnoses that could result in your symptoms. Unfortunately without examining the leg these cannot be confirmed over the internet. Some are potentially life threatening. You need to see a health care provider as soon as possible to be evaluated. ...Read more