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Why does my left leg always hurt? It seems to never stop . It's in my left hip/glute my whole leg. Which test could help pint point where coming from?

Why does my left leg always hurt? It seems to never stop . It's in my left hip/glute my whole leg. Which test could help pint point where coming from?

See below: Most logical w/u would include emg/ ncs left leg and MRI of the ls spine. Follow up MRI of the abdomen and pelvis if above is not provide with final diagnosis. See your doctor for the future testing. ...Read more

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Why does my left leg and hip hurt when i lay down? What should I do?

Why does my left leg and hip hurt when i lay down? What should I do?

Trocanteric bursitis: It's a classic symptom that happens when people lay on their side and their hip is inflamed at the trochanteric bursa (a fluid filled sac) that helps the tissues in the area move more easily. People commonly complain of waking up because of the pain. Anti-inflammatories, stretching, and alternating ice and heat compresses can help. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my left leg cramp and hurt so much. I also feel a cramp at the abdomen to the side. What does this mean?

Why does my left leg cramp and hurt so  much.  I also  feel a cramp at the abdomen to the side.  What does this mean?

Electrolytes: Cramps are usually associated with some type of electrolyte problem and calcium, magnesium or potassium are likely decreased. See if your doctor can check them. ...Read more

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My whole left leg hurts. Sometimes it is unbearable, but most of the times it is just a little bit pain. Is this a known disorder?

My whole left leg hurts. Sometimes it is unbearable, but most of the times it is just a little bit pain. Is this a known disorder?

Sounds like: It is nerve pain originating from your low back. Any injuries? If there is any weakness of the muscles, you need to see a doctor because you might need nerve decompression. Is there any swelling? If so, it could be thrombophletis, a potentially dangerous condition. Can't tell for sure, but if it is just pain with no other symptoms, you probably will get better on rest alone. ...Read more

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My left leg usually hurts when it's cloudy but recently it started to hurt daily even when there's sun outside. I fell on my leg last year. Wht to do?

Reassurance : You are right: old injury often painful at cloudy weather. If you have a pain on daily basis and it is getting worse, you need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My left leg hurts when I put pressure on it. What should I do?

See a Doc: You need a physical examination to figure this out. There are a number of possibilities but a good physical examination should help your doctor figure out how best to help you. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why my left leg hurts? I got out my bike this weekend.

Any ideas on why my left leg hurts? I got out my bike this weekend.

Cycling: You must try to ride your bike sometimes during the weekend to ease the pain in your legs. Strecthing before and after riding the bike helps as well. ...Read more

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I was woken up this morning by a terrible pain on the back side of the left leg that lasted20 seconds then subsided but it still hurts! What to do?

Cramp : You appear to have had intense cramping in the leg - pretty common but very uncomfortable. Warm compress or warm soaks with gentle massaging helps. If necessary, OTC pain meds help. ...Read more

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