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Why Are My Legs Aching So Much
Legs: Details, please. Age, medical conditions- varicose veins, hypertension diabetes, smoker, evidence peripheral vascular disease, cholesterol problems. See what i mean. But simple approaches1. Try support hose. Elevate legs above heart w legs straight at 45 degrees for 20 min. Add colored berries- at least cup/ wk. Ie blueberries, cherries, strawberries. These have flavanoids for health vessels. ...Read more
Rhuematologist: You may have an autoimmune/Rheumatoid dz. I would highly recommend you get a through evaluation. ...Read more
Fat feet: There can be many answers. Depends on your body type, you may just carry more subcutaneous fat tissue than others. You may also have swelling of the feet which may make your feet seem larger than they are. Also there could be some trauma that's causing the swelling. If there is pain see a doctor! ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Cold hands and feet can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate and suggest treatment if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle irritation: Prolonged standing, excessive exercise, venous insufficiency, electrolyte abnormality(low potassium low calcium, low magnesium) contribute to leg cramping. Try visiting www.Phlebology.Org and see a phlebologist in your zip code area who can evaluate your legs and help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: The most common cause is venous insufficiency (incompetent valves in your veins) which is an inherited condition. Other causes include nephrotic syndrome, cirrhosis, protein losing enteropathy, and lymphatic insufficiency for various reasons. Have you been out of the country...To asia? ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 16 and my hips are aching so much and my knees are kinda hurting too. Does this mean i'm growing?
Yes: The general use or lose it phenomenon is quite true at any age. Regardless of injury or surgery, weakness is a process of nerve injury. Nervous tissue takes a very long time to heal, however if the nerve does not get any signals to move a muscle from you then that muscle will atrophy. That is difficult to overcome but not impossible. Keep activating those muscles to preserve your strength! ...Read more
Why do I have raise hot whelps on my arms, and both arms are in pain. I feel really bad too. Whats the problem?
Hot whelps: Many possibilities. Best to be checked by your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
See details: You will not find the answer on the internet. You need to have the issue evaluated by a doctor as there are several possible causes for your symptoms. ...Read more
So my knees have been more tired lately, my knees are not straight by the way .. But my question is why do they crack everytime I bend down/squat ?
Cracking knee: If not painful it is just gas that was dissolved in the joint fluid coming out. if painful may consider meniscus tear. you are young for osteoarthritis. f/u /w/ doc http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/orthopaedic-surgery/specialty-areas/sports-medicine/conditions-we-treat/joint-popping-cracking.html ...Read more
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