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Why does my lower left leg and foot throb with a dull pain?

Why does my lower left leg and foot throb with a dull pain?

Many possibilities: The most common causes are poor blood flow to the limb and a nerve problem (either at the nerve root or along the course as it passes down the leg). The distribution of the pain, as well as the factors that make it better or worse, can help to narrow down the possibilities and guide proper treatment. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain in the very top of your left leg and groin area. Kind of an dull aching throbbing pain?

What could be causing pain in the very top of your left leg and groin area.  Kind of an dull aching throbbing pain?

U have : Nerves, arteries , veins, and lymph nodes as well as other structures in the groin area.C ur doc to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain and cramp on my left leg from the thigh to my feet.?

See your doctor.: Without the benefit of an exam it is impossible to say. Could be a pulled muscle, inflamed or pinched nerve, painful varicose vein or a more serious condition such as a blood clot. If worse with walking could be peripheral arterial disease involving a blocked artery. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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I have arachnoid cyst my left side weak dull pain in left side head tingling left leg foot what I do?

I have arachnoid cyst my left side weak dull pain in left side head tingling left leg foot what I do?

See note: If your condition seems to be worsening then the cyst may be growing in size requiring surgical aspiration or draining. There is nothing interconnected to your foot or leg and you should seek medical care by a neurologist neuro surgeon or orthopedic spine doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having throbbing sensations in both my legs, from foot to inner thigh. Also with coldness and often pain in left leg. What could it be?

See a doctor: You are a young lady . Most likely you are having some kind of muscle cramps, Hydrate well, eat banana and oranges, and drink a lot of juices. Cut down on any sodas,or energy drink. ...Read more

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I have throbbing pain in left leg to the top of foot. Could this be sciatic nerve problem? I am 78 years of age.

Throbbing pain foot: Certainly not the classic way sciatica presents or's diagnosed but with the right REST of the history together with other symptoms & how problem's evolved- sciatica MAY be on the short list of possibilities. Point is you need a good examination to rule out other things such as vascular, infectious, & other problems. More questions? Write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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The back of my left leg (calf area)has been throbbing,painful and full feeling.Hands & feet seem to lose color and tonight, my toes felt numb. Why?

The back of my left leg (calf area)has been throbbing,painful and full feeling.Hands & feet seem to lose color and tonight, my toes felt numb. Why?

First and : Foremost, I think you should rule out a clot in the left calf. I would go see your doctor ASAP, if not available, I think it warrants a. Trip to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Dull pain in left arm, hip and left leg especially in ankle probably worse when sitting down. I am 61 and I am overweight?

Dull pain in left arm, hip and left leg especially in ankle probably worse when sitting down. I am 61 and I am overweight?

Ankle, hip, arm pain: Coud be arthritic pain exascerbated by your weight. Also referred disc pain from cervical or lumbar regions. Consider edema as well. ...Read more

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My foot is red inflamed and aching. It especially creates a painful throbbing sensation when I put it down from my leg rest. Is it a gout? What to do?

My foot is red inflamed and aching. It especially creates a painful throbbing sensation when I put it down from my leg rest. Is it a gout? What to do?

Red Foot: It could be gout, it could be an infection, it could be ischemia. What you need to do is get it looked at by a physician so you know what exactly is wrong with your foot and you can get the correct treatment for it. Do it right away. ...Read more

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I have deep aching throbbing bone pain in my right leg from my groin to my knee and in my foot. How long should I wait before seeing a dr?

Why wait?: This does not sound like it is likely to be a serious problem. However, if it concerns you enough to ask, get it checked out by your primary care provider. If i had to put a number of days on the timing, i would say any pain lasting more than 10-14 days or worsening after 5-7 days should be checked. ...Read more

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Aching, throbbing pain in feet and legs while sitting or standing. Also hearing a really loud rushing water sound in both ears. Ideas on what this is?

Aching, throbbing pain in feet and legs while sitting or standing. Also hearing a really loud rushing water sound in both ears. Ideas on what this is?

Tinnitus: I'm not sure what is causing the noise in your ears, but i don't think it is related to the issues in your legs. Have those checked out by your doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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Got a dull pain in my lower left leg that has been there for about a week. Pain comes and goes independent of rest. Should i worry?

Got a dull pain in my lower left leg that has been there for about a week. Pain comes and goes independent of rest. Should i worry?

Depends: Assuming it is mild and responds to simple pain medicines and you can walk on it, then it is safe to observe for a time to see if it gets better. However if these are not true, it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I can feel my pulse in 7 different areas of my lower left leg and foot w/o touching. ABI was normal, but I know what I am feeling is not normal. Help?

I can feel my pulse in 7 different areas of my lower left leg and foot w/o touching. ABI was normal, but I know what I am feeling is not normal. Help?

Normal.: Not sure what you are feeling, but your age and a normal ABI and absence of any other signs pretty much rules out an arterial problem. ...Read more

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Cramping in lower left leg and foot. No injury. No swelling. Should i be worried about a blood clot?!

Cramping in lower left leg and foot. No injury. No swelling. Should i be worried about a blood clot?!

Not: necessarily unless you have had a previous clot, are using oral contraceptives, are sedentary, obese or have some type of coagulopathy. DVT is an elusive diagnosis unless thought about. Since you are worried a non invasive vascular exam can easily be ordered by your doctor. No one on this site can say with any degree of certainty that you do or don't with just this information. ...Read more

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My left leg and foot are swelling. Is there something i can take to decrease the swelling?

My left leg and foot are swelling. Is there something i can take to decrease the swelling?

Swelling: Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart failure, and trauma like sprains and fractures. A visit to your primary care physician or podiatrist may help to uncover the cause. If you are having calf pain and redness with the swelling, you should go to the er to rule out a blood clot in the leg. ...Read more

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I have pins and neddles in my left leg and foot as well as dull sensation, what should I do?

Get it checked: You may have a pinched nerve in your back causing this sensation in your left leg. You should have it checked out by a physician. ...Read more