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I have a pain in my hip that shoots pain down my leg. Sometimes if I am sitting a go to stand up my hip gives way. Pain walking and during sleep?

I have a pain in my hip that shoots pain down my leg. Sometimes if I am sitting a go to stand up my hip gives way. Pain walking and during sleep?

Sciatica: Pain that radiated down tour leg could be sciatica arising from your low back. Alarm sign include loss of badder or stool control, progression of symptoms, nocturnal pain, history of trauma or malignancy all these require immediate attention and MRI
others respond to relative rest physical therapy, chiropractic manipulation steroid injection or tincture of time ...Read more

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How is it that my legs give way, but I feel fine? Thanks

How is it that my legs give way, but I feel fine? Thanks

Spinal stenosis???: It could be spinal stenosis but you should see a doctor for an examination and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Leg gives way when trying to walk only?

Leg gives way when trying to walk only?

More info: It's not really clear what you mean from this question. It may be better to have a live consult. Are you getting pain or is it just weakness. Do you have any sensory changes in your leg or associated back pain? Peoples legs sometimes give way because this is their body's way of preventing pain e.g. when they have a sprained knee. ...Read more

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As I start getting comfortable in bed, my legs start to give me this weird sensation. The only way to relieve it is to move. Any ideas?

As I start getting comfortable in bed, my legs start to give me this weird sensation. The only way to relieve it is to move. Any ideas?

Restless legs: This sounds like you may have restless legs syndrome. See your doctor to get your iron level checked first - that is a common cause of rls, common in young women like yourself who menstruate, and is easily treated. If that is normal or corrected and you still have symptoms, there is medication available for this. ...Read more

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I have been having pain down the front of my left leg, from the thigh all he way down. It tingles like I have been sitting on my leg for awhile what c?

I have been having pain down the front of my left leg, from the thigh all he way down. It tingles like I have been sitting on my leg for awhile what c?

Needs to be checked: We don't know your age and if you have any other medical condition. How long you have had this pain is any history of trauma. Also what your occupation is. It seems you have sciatica which can cause the type od pain you describe. It is due to pinched nerve, slipped disk or herniated disc. Some times the pain gets better wiith Antiinflammatory pain meds and muscle relaxants.You should get checked by MD ...Read more

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Leg twitching and giving way have had a few falls?

Leg twitching and giving way have had a few falls?

Get seen!: We don't know enough details to be able to tell you exactly what is going on. You may have a problem in your leg or in your back, for example. To be safe and avoid serious complications, if this just started, go to the ER. If it has been happening for weeks or longer get seen soon and find out what is going on. Be sure to always hold handrails when on stairs. ...Read more

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Back and leg pain after sitting too long?

Back and leg pain after sitting too long?

Radiculopathy: There is pressure on a nerve root near the bottom of the lumbar spine causing the buttock and leg pain. ...Read more

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What causes leg pain after prolonged sitting?

Lots of causes: Depending on which part of your leg hurts, and what position you have been sitting in, there are multiple potential causes. With this information, and with a physical exam, a physiatrist or sports med doc can help determine the cause. Can range from muscle cramps from decreased blood flow to tight muscles to an irritated nerve. ...Read more

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What is causing my left calf to swell for over 12 months and give intermittent leg pain?

What is causing my left calf to swell for over 12 months and give intermittent leg pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How do I improve the strength of my legs? I've been sitting too much and want them to look good again

How do I improve the strength of my legs? I've been sitting too much and want them to look good again

PT / Personal Traine: Hello:

first you require a medical evaluation by a podiatrist and then a prescription to have a either a physical therapist or a personal trainer help you depending on your examination findings.

Mark reed, dpm
diplomat of the american board of podiatric surgery
website: http://www. Footpain. Org. ...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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My upper part of my kneee hurts when I walk and when I'm sitting it hurts to straighten my leg, what can it be?

Joint pain: Joint pain is painful for patients but hard to treat at times. If otc and physical therapy does not help, then you may need to go to the doctors for proper diagnosis and you and your doctor can formulate a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I felt fine after cycling, it was sitting on my leg that caused it to go numb, do u still think it was the cycling?

I felt fine after cycling, it was sitting on my leg that caused it to go numb, do u still think it was the cycling?

OK- if it resolves: Transient numbness (paresthesia) in your sciaitc nerve from compression at edge of saddle is likely the cause. If chronic and bothersome, try a more padded and wider seat ...Read more

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Pain in my outer left leg that moves around. Seems worse after sitting or standing. Lying down w pillow under leg helps.

Pain in my outer left leg that moves around. Seems worse after sitting or standing. Lying down w pillow under leg helps.

Nerve Impingement: Sounds like you may have a nerve impingement. The flexed position of sitting and the weight of your body when standing applies more pressure to the nerve thus worsening your symptoms, and when lying flat with a supportive pillow, the verve gets some relief. You need to see the Dr. For an exam and testing or a possible nerve impingement syndrome. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My husbands back and legs just give out on him with lots of pain he is 33 years old but no medical problems that we know of

My husbands back and legs just give out on him with lots of pain he is 33 years old but no medical problems that we know of

He: He may have pulled his back. I would recommend rest and anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen (follow directions and check with your doctor). If you do not improve in a couple days you should see your primary care doctor. Physical therapy is usually the next treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Leg pain in inner-upper left leg when sitting. Radiates down leg. Increases frequency of unrination. No issues when active. What?

Hmmm: Leg pain could be coming from your back. If it is associated with inability to control your urine then that could be a neurological emergency. Please see your doctor as soon as possible to consider back, urinary issues. ...Read more

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I am 22. My left leg is bowed from around 3-4 years so it give me lot of pain whenever I am standing. What should I do? Will it be allright?

Growth abnormality: Your leg is likely bowed from an injury or a local problem with different rates of growth on the outside compared to the inside of the bone. You are young enough yet that if this is the problem, it may be able to be treated with prolonged splinting. Especially since it is painful, you definitely need a doctor. Xrays and careful exam so as not to overlook a rare thing like a tumor seems smart. ...Read more

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I hav hearitated disc. When I am sitting I cant lift my leg above a certain level that time my leg starting to shaking uncontrollably. .

I hav hearitated disc. When I am sitting I cant lift my leg above a certain level that time my leg starting to shaking uncontrollably. .

Herniated disc: You need to do PT first (physical Therapy). If you have any weakness of a muscle or persistent loss of sensation, see a spine spec soon. If not, try PT first. You will feel worse seated with a herniated disc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain with external rotation of hip and also cross leg sitting on floor which occured suddenly while doing butterfly stretch?

Tendon inflammation: If the pain is in the inner part of your thigh about the width of your hand away from the crease, then it is most likely inflammation of one of the tendons that lifts your thigh up and in. The sartorius is a muscle that can get inflammed in that area and be aggravated by sitting in that position. ...Read more

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My dream since I was 5 to be a bronc rider but since I have had almost nonstop difficulty with my leg that I broke when I was 4 should I give it up?

My dream since I was 5 to be a bronc rider but since I have had almost nonstop difficulty with my leg that I broke when I was 4 should I give it up?

Like an elite athlet: I'm sure if this is what you want that it is not something you plan to start next year, im sure there are junior compettitions and that athletes just don't walk in de novo at age 22 and say im ready to do this. Thus if you are seriuos you likley have tried it at some level. Any physical competitive sport needs medical exam and clearance whether it is your leg or heart, you need talk to your own doc! ...Read more

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For a while Iv been getting this thrubbing numming pain in the back of my left leg (bottom). It only appears when I'm laying or sitting down. I'm 20.

For a while Iv been getting this thrubbing numming pain in the back of my left leg (bottom). It only appears when I'm laying or sitting down. I'm 20.

Radiculopathy: The following information is educational and not meant to diagnose your symptoms. You need to see your physician for proper diagnosis of your symptoms.
Throbbing pain in the leg is often due to compression of nerve roots of nerves exiting the spinal cord (radiculopathy).The most common cause is a herniated or bulging Disc. For more information on this problem SEE: http://bit. Ly/1nmedWU ...Read more

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Once in a while leg will give out no reason can't extend it I have to keep it bent feels like will crumble and break if I try to use no prior trauma?

Once in a while leg will give out no reason can't extend it I have to keep it bent feels like will crumble and break if I try to use no prior trauma?

Meniscal injury: Patients with untreated meniscal tears can present weeks after the injury complaining of popping, locking, catching, and the knee "giving out, " or patients may simply report a vague sense that the knee is not moving properly. This feeling of instability is related to the proprioceptive misinformation that occurs when a meniscal fragment floats between the two articular surfaces. ...Read more

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My hip/back (feels like it's deep in my butt) hurts badly when I lay on my back & am in the process of laying down/sitting up or lifting the leg. Why?

My hip/back (feels like it's deep in my butt) hurts badly when I lay on my back & am in the process of laying down/sitting up or lifting the leg. Why?

You may have pulled a muscle: Depending on what you were doing prior to the symptoms occurring, will determine exactly what the problem is. Your description sounds closer to a muscular spasm, or possible pinched nerve, or it could be something more serious like a herniated disc, depending on if there was any trauma involved prior to your painful condition occurring. If it doesn't get better, you need to see your pcp for management. ...Read more