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Why Do My Legs Feel Stiff
Arm/leg stiffness : By arm and legs do you mean hands, feet, joints, fingers? If this is been an ongoing problem, it may be due to a systemic condition. Examples include rheumatoid arthritis and a few others. Mention this to your doctor so you can get examined, obtain labs and possibly imaging studies. Its important to get a diagnosis earlier than later. Good luck. ...Read more
Early peripheral neu: You could have a condition known as peripheral neuropathy, meaning problem with nerves. It could be caused ny diabetes, heavy alcolhol consumption, exposure to chemotherapy agents, low back disc problems or what we call 'idiopathic-we do not know. If it persists, it is a good idea to get worked up by a podiatrist or internist. ...Read more
Hello. : Hello. Weakness and extremity discomfort are very general symptoms. There really isn't a way to diagnose the cause without a thorough medical history and an evaluation. ...Read more
Need: Health Profile: In a question like this it would help to know a little bit about your medical history. Age? Male/female? Known medical problems. Also, medically speaking arms are above the elbows and below the shoulders, forearms are below the elbow to the wrist. Feeling hot could be associated with infections, arthritis, rheumatoid, or nerves. It might help to up date your profile on this site so i can check it. ...Read more
See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more
Common: Prolonged coughing is known to cause pain in the muscles and especially upper body due to the shaking in the muscles, ligaments, bones it causes. If you feel like there is more to the story we need to know, you might describe your symptoms and the course of your disease so we could tap into that deeper. Ibuprofen or naproxe unless contraindicated, can help. Treating cough is essential as well. ...Read more
My legs get very tired and weak when I walk and I always feel a sensation in my legs. something I feel pinches too! Why do I feel this?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor for an examination. You are to young to be so tired ...Read more
see details: They is no way to answer this without being able to examine you. Get it evaluated if it is a significant concern. ...Read more
Generized anxiety : This can be caused by generalized anxiety disorder with or without adhd and with or without restless hands and restless feet syndrome. See a psychiatrist who can help sort this out and a combination of medication and therapy works best. Look up generalized anxiety disorder on wikipedia and see if you think that is what you have. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Achy legs: Achiness of the legs has a large differential diagnosis, meaning that it can be caused by many different conditions. I would start with a Duplex vein scan to rule out DVT and also determine whether or not you have venous insufficiency. Back disorders, arthritis or muscular problems can also cause achiness in the legs. ...Read more
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