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I'm 25 get pains in my legs/shins since 16 feels like growing pain need to stretch is this normal?

I'm 25 get pains in my legs/shins since 16 feels like growing pain need to stretch is this normal?

No: See an orthopedic spinal specialist. This may be coming from your spine. Since you had this since 16 years of age a formal work up is warranted. ...Read more

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I have always had these pains in my legs since I was just a kid rubbing helps but if I get back on them they just hurt again cold triggers the pain?

I have always had these pains in my legs since I was just a kid rubbing helps but if I get back on them they just hurt again cold triggers the pain?

Leg pain: Since you're no longer a child, these can no longer be considered growing pains. More than likely they represent a form of restless leg syndrome. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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When I was little I had growing pains in my legs I'm 21 years old know and still get the pain in my legs what is this?

When I was little I had growing pains in my legs I'm 21 years old know and still get the pain in my legs what is this?

Lactic acid buildup: Especially after vigorous activity and when not well hydrated or not having had a good cool down period you could be having pain from lactic acid in the muscles. If this is the case, you would notice improvement with a warm bath to increase blood flow and massage. Some people experience this with normal activity, not vigorous exercise. Try increasing your fluid intake, warming up and cooling down after exercise or walking, taking a warm bath before the pain comes on. If the problem does not resolve with these measures, have your doctor check you to see if there is something different about the way your muscles handle energy requirements. ...Read more

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Can adults get growing pains? I have muscle pulling-like pains in my legs similar to growing pains. Can a 44-year-old grow and get growing pains?

Can adults get growing pains? I have muscle pulling-like pains in my legs similar to growing pains. Can a 44-year-old grow and get growing pains?

No: Growing pains are a non specific term for common pains in the limbs of growing kids.By definition, an adult is not growing and will not have growing pains. Adults do get overuse pains, which have a similar origins in physical activity, but the similarity stops there. ...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. 
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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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Why do females often get leg pains when they are in periods?

Why do females often get leg pains when they are in periods?

Pelvic congestion: Menstrual cycle promotes inflammatory changes in the uterus. The nerves that supply your legs and lower back are influenced by these changes. If he pain is bothersome enough to decrease your intimate and or social life, you should consult a gynecologist. ...Read more