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Why do I sometimes have pain in my lower leg but not any pain above the knee?

Why do I sometimes have pain in my lower leg but not any pain above the knee?

Localized lower leg: Pain could be muscular or vascular. From shin splints to blood clots. Persistent symptoms should be evaluated by your physician please. ...Read more

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F 28. Chronic lower leg pain (below knees, above ankles), pinching pain from all directions. Don't want to move mch. Vit D-40, Ferritin -46. cause?

F 28. Chronic lower leg pain (below knees, above ankles), pinching pain from all directions. Don't want to move mch. Vit D-40, Ferritin -46. cause?

Neuropathy: there are any causes for neuropathy..complications of diabetes, alcoholism, sarcoidosis, plasma cell dyscrasia, vitamin deficiency. side effects of medications nerve impingment . herniated disc.autoimmune diseases.. need good evaluation ..neurologist will be the best speciality that will help you to find out the cause ...Read more

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What is chronic exertional compartment syndrome?I have lower leg pain from 8 months, MRI reports of ls spine and knee are normal, what is the problem?

What is chronic exertional compartment syndrome?I have lower leg pain from 8 months, MRI reports of ls spine and knee are normal, what is the problem?

Let me explain: Tissue sleeve around muscles in front of leg too tight to alow adequate oxygen delivery to muscles at desired activity level producing ischemic pain of muscles in front of classically seen in military or forced march not diagnosised by me without pre and post exercise compartment pressure measurements your back is normal by MRI leave it alone. This can always be treated by activity modification. ...Read more

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What are likely causes of mild/moderate knee/lower leg pain only present when running, no swell/tenderness, pain changes spots, pain stops after run?

Shin splints likely: Make sure you are wearing a reasonable running shoe that fits well. A sudden increase in distance and/or running intensity can harken shin splints which is really just an overuse injury. The treatment is to decrease your intensity/distance akin to a dimmer switch to just below the threshold where symptoms develop. If pain persists for much longer, seek an orthopaedic evaluation. ...Read more

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After blow to kneecap, cannot straighten knee or bear weight? X-rays normal, how to proceed? Other symptoms: blue lower leg, pain on both sides of knee, muscle spasms when aggravating knee

After blow to kneecap, cannot straighten knee or bear weight? X-rays normal, how to proceed? Other symptoms: blue lower leg, pain on both sides of knee, muscle spasms when aggravating knee

MRI: Firstly, make sure you are evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. Mri would probably be the best diagnostic test to evaluate your extensor mechanism and surrounding structures if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my lower leg but not above the knees and not below the ankles?

Why do I have pain in my lower leg but not above the knees and not below the ankles?

You could have : Something like shin splints which would only affect the anatomical region above the ankle and below the knee. There are other possibilities as well. Claudication, will occur typically in the calf region. Various tendonitis conditions can occur in that region as well. I would advise a trip to the orthopedist for definitve diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more