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I have a pain in the back of my left calf that goes up my knee and into my thigh and my left foot tingles a bit sometimes when sitting. Problem?

Leg pains. Without an exam and thorough medical history, it is tough to say what you are experiencing. Reasons can range from something simple like generalized arthritis to something more serious such as a nerve entrapment or a dvt. See your doctor and get evaluated and the diagnosis and treatment will follow. Best wishes. Read more...

My latest back episode is lasting 8 weeks now and I experience tingling in my left foot and numbness down my leg. What should I do?

See Doc. Symptoms that have gone on for this long should be investigated. Advanced imaging like MRI or ct may be indicated if pt and bt didn't help, more aggressive therapy like trigger point injections, or various spinal injections or more conservatively osteopathic manipulation or chiropractic might help. Read more...

My left hand keeps falling asleep. I have syringomyelia diagnosed age 4 (13 now) I tweaked my back while in the pool last week both knees became stiff the full length of both my legs were tingly/tender and my left foot was asleep. My neurosurgeon released

Nerve compression. Your symptoms sound like more than muscle strain and are consistent with compression or injury to the spinal cord or major spinal nerves possibly from a herniated disc in the lumbar area. Without more information regarding location of your syringomyelia, it is hard to say if that is related. You need to be seen on an urgent basis and may need MRI. Your neurosurgeon knows you best. Read more...

My left leg has been hurting for 10 days. The leg hurts near the groin and the knee. My left foot swells at times. I'm diabetic but my A1c is 5.4

It's . It's hard to tell exactly what's going on without more information, but one concern I have with what you wrote is the possibility of a blood clot in a vein, which would cause both leg pain and foot swelling. Please go visit your primary care physician and get checked out to make sure this is not the problem. Good luck! Read more...
Many possibilities. Your pain could be as a result of many different 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...