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Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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Sore leg due to spine old âge whzh?

Sore leg due to spine old âge whzh?

Sciatica: Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve — which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body.

Sciatica most commonly occurs when a herniated disk or a bone spur on the spine compresses part of the nerve. This causes inflammation, pain and often some numbness in the affected. ...Read more

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Why do my legs tire and ache easily?

Why do my legs tire and ache easily?

Many reasons: Poor blood supply, electrolyte imbalance or deficiency, fatigue from lack of support for the foot (need orthotics and stabilizing shoes). ...Read more

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I am aching in both my legs what can that be?

I am aching in both my legs what can that be?

Aching legs: This can be a nerve root/radicular problem in your low back. The nerves in your legs descend from Lumbar and Sacral nerves.
Have an orthopedic surgeon check this problem.
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My son has a sore bump on the inside of his leg?

My son has a sore bump on the inside of his leg?

See below: Without more information, diagnosis is impossible. I would get him seen soon for an evaluation as there are many minors and some more concerning possibilities. ...Read more

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Ache in right leg then ache in left leg the next day?

Disk degeneration?: Possible degenerative lower disk disease see your doc — esp. If any bowel or bladder incontinence or foot drop. Also, try lying flat on your back on carpet without a pillow and bend knees for 4 hours — may resolve problem. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve the pain of aching legs?

Diagnosis first : A work up is needed first to determine the cause, in geneal medication such as Gabapentin or Cymbalta (duloxetine) are great for such symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm suffering with aches and pains in my thighs and legs?

I'm suffering with aches and pains in my thighs and legs?

Tender to touch ?: Are the muscles sore to touch? Does walking or activities affect the aching.? Do you take any medications? Questions like this can help us clarify your aching. Your evaluation will look at these issues? We also need to know what other medical conditions you have. ...Read more

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Is there a diagnosis for a dull painful ache in the legs?

Is there a diagnosis for a dull painful ache in the legs?

If it worsens with: Walking, like u walk a block, legs hurt, it could be from decreased blood flow from atherosclerosis. If both sided, in the muscle, occurring at rest, it may be arthritic, though that's generally in the joints. If carrying too much weight, it can make a difference. If no reason found and not controlled, u may benefit from med that decreases ascending pain signals, Cymbalta (duloxetine) may be good choice. ...Read more

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Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I drive?

Ache: Pressure on sciatic nerve due to posture sitting up while driving especially long distances. ...Read more

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Can stress/anxiety cause leg pains? Like an aching feeling

Yes, it can cause: many kinds of pain, however, you should first consult with a physician to find out if there is something physical causing the pain which needs to be treated medically before assuming that it is simply stress related. Once the physical issues have been either treated or ruled out, consider psychotherapy and learning to stress reduction techniques (relaxation, hypnosis, meditation) to help. ...Read more

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Do you have a diagnosis for a painful dull ache in the legs?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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I have a sore or bump on the inside of my leg, what could it be?

I have a sore or bump on the inside of my leg, what could it be?

Lots of things: Could be anything from an insect bite to an infected cyst. Your doctor should be able to tell you if you need to do anything. ...Read more

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What does it mean when black blood comes out of a sore on my leg?

What does it mean when black blood comes out of a sore on my leg?

See your PCP: Some medical conditions may require further assessment; tests and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your PCP first. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my broken leg to be sore after five and a half weeks?

Is it normal for my broken leg to be sore after five and a half weeks?

Fractures: Fractures can take months to heel and in certain cases a year until the patient is back to normal. Being sore after 6 weeks in is normal. ...Read more

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Sore back and leg feels better only after workout. Why is that happening?

Sore back and leg feels better only after workout. Why is that happening?

Yes It Can: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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My son has a sore on his leg. It red around it. He had it for 4 days now.

My son has a sore on his leg. It red around it. He had it for 4 days now.

Tender?: If redness around is spreading and wound is getting more tender you should seek medical attention. If it's staying the same, nothing to worry about — it's healing. ...Read more

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My grandpa is very siek and his legs are aching badly what can we do for him?

My grandpa is very siek and his legs are aching badly what can we do for him?

Time to seek help: Make appointment for your grandpa to see his doctor to determine what will be best for him. Proper treatment for the elderly is usually difficult without good history and exam. ...Read more

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I hv a sharp aching pain traveling from my left lower back, and down my left leg?

I hv a sharp aching pain traveling from my left lower back, and down my left leg?

Sciatica?: It may be related to a degenerative disc problem, but better history needed Have it checked by a neurologist! ...Read more

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My left leg really aches. No injury. Trying to keep warm. Not swollen just aches?

The actual leg?: If it's the actual leg (front of the knee to the ankle), may be shin splints, usually on both sides, but can be one sided. Since it "really aches", would advise seeing a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Had to leave work early due to aching legs. I could not stand up. How to stop this?

Had to leave work early due to aching legs. I could not stand up. How to stop this?

Need more info: I don't think there is a simple answer to your problem. If I were seeing you in the office there are several questions I would ask: have you participated in any activity that may have caused your muscles to be overly fatigued? Do they just hurt or are your legs weak? Any fever? Any rash? Are you taking any medications, specifically for your cholesterol or in the form of an antibiotic? ...Read more

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Woke up with a sore. Spot on my leg and I didn't. Hit it on anything why would that be?

Bite or sting.: The most common cause of a "sore" that just appears out of nowhere is an insect bite or sting — and yes, I know you don't think you were bitten or stung; no one ever does. It will probably resolve in a few days. If it doesn't, or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I got bitten in the night and now my leg aches and is starting to go numb. What's wrong?

I got bitten in the night and now my leg aches and is starting to go numb. What's wrong?

You need 2 find out-: — what bit U. There R some venomous insects that could cause this, but usually there is pain & swelling along with a feeling of numbness. The Best 2 C a physician. If no swelling or pain anxiety can also cause weird symptoms. Also, signs of decreased blood supply is associated with toxic bites. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having aches in my back, all over my legs and neck. Any advice?

Muscle Spasm Common: See question: https://www.Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/906117. Muscle spasms are one of the most common basis for aches, especially ones which vary in intensity, come & go and vary in location. Nobody muscle (except heart) contracts without nerve fiber to muscles releasing neurotransmitter, thus a result of CNS control, many potential variables also involved. Work on muscle control & relaxation. ...Read more