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Why Does My Right Leg Hurt
I had bunion surgery on my right toe why does my leg hurt right up to my knee. It hurts even when i elevate it?
Possible...?: You need to collect and record when you had bunion surgery, how soon you began right knee hurting, etc. Then, bring those information to see your surgeon. But of no doubt, pain signals something chemically or mechanically irritating local or regional nerve-endings or nerve fibers. But is it related with bunion surgery? Or just coincided? Known to us, diabetic neuropathy is relatively common. So, .. ...Read more
Possible Sciatica: The nerves which supply feeling to your legs come out of the spine and come together to travel in a big nerve called the Sciatic nerve. I f any or all of these nerves get pinched or strained you could get leg pain. Laying on the back stretches this nerve and arch in low back could pinch the nerve. When on back, bend and put pillows under the knees. See doctor for correct evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg. The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read more
Sharp pain on my right side, hurts more when using right leg. Feels better when lying on left side?
Uncertain: Your question is vague WHere exactly does it hurt on the right side? Is it on the Righ foot, knee, leg, hip or arm? Does it hurt when you walk, run or climb stairs? Your pain is most likely musculoskeletal, but further information is needed to further refine the answer. ...Read more
My grandma of 73 years old, when she moves her right leg, she say's that it hurts, there's pain, what is happening with her leg? What are the effects?
Leg Pain Clot in Leg: She is 73 with leg pain but no fever. Movements makes it worse. Not complaining of pain in knee/s, a sign of arthritis. Not knowing her medical history or medications list, she probably could have a clot in her leg, deep vein thrombosis. I would recommend an ultrasound of that leg, to make sure it is not dvt. Thanks. ...Read more
My daughter recently slipped about three days ago and hurt her right leg she can't bend it straight is it broken?
Fell of a horse yesterday... My entire right side down my right leg hurts hurts when I sit/walk. What should I do?
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