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Leg Pain

Leg pain causes pain and discomfort to the legs. It occurs due to various causes like wear and tear, injuries to the joints, muscles, and ligaments, and problems in the lower spine. It can also occur due to blood clots, varicose veins, or poor circulation. The other causes of leg pain are deep vein thrombosis, gout, infection, peripheral neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, and stress fractures. Taking pain medications helps to provide some relief. Applying heat or cold provides some relief. Stretching and massaging help a lot.

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What could be the reason for pain in legs, lower back and stomach of a 12-year-old girl?

Query: Hello doctor, My 12-year-old daughter is complaining of pain in her legs, lower back, and stomach. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Information given by you is quite deficient. Still I will try to explain you. Some of the children in this age group has this pain. It has variable etiology. Most common cause is related to anemia (deficiency of hemoglobin in blood) and deficiency of vitamin D. Rest ...  Read Full »

I have severe pain in my legs, and I have a diffuse disc bulge at LV4-LV5. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a diffuse disc bulge noted at LV4-LV5 that has caused thecal sac indentation and there is abutting bilaterally exiting nerve roots. I have severe pain in my legs, and I am currently taking painkillers and muscle relaxants. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I appreciate that you have chosen icliniq for your medical needs. Your scenario requires proper medicines and physiotherapy. From the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and from my experience, I feel that yo...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from persistent leg pain for the past few years after I got a high fever. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from leg pain for the past few years. The pain started in my legs after I got a high fever that lasted for more than a week. Since then the pain is persistent. But for the past few days, the pain has increased. When I stretch the leg and press it, the pain goes aw...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Some potential causes of persistent leg pain in young people include musculoskeletal disorders such as fibromyalgia, myositis, or nerve compression syndrome like sciatica. Given that you have been experiencing pa...  Read Full »

Why is there pain in leg with tingling sensation?

Query: Hello doctor,My uncle 52 years old, complains of pain in the right leg for one month. The pain starts from the lower back and radiates to the toes. Sometimes pain occurs from the knee to the toes only. There is a tingling sensation in the sole after the movement for some time.  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is typically a radicular pain which could be due to compression in the lumbar spine. There are three ways of treatment. First is medications. I am sure you have not taken the proper dose of Pregabalin. If not responding to medications, then we can give a transforam...  Read Full »

Is having severe leg pain during pregnancy normal?

Query: Hello doctor, There is a complaint of severe pain in both the legs of my wife who is 14 weeks pregnant. She is unable to sleep due to the pain. All ANC checks and blood tests are fine. This is the second pregnancy. She has complaints of a lot of pain in her legs on both sides, more on the right leg...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthic Natarajan Babu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to To tell you the truth, I need more information or examine the patient to come to an accurate diagnosis. Differential diagnosis includes vascular problems for which we can consider a venous or arterial Doppler. The probable diagnosis is a pregnancy-related lumbar ...  Read Full »

I have lower back ache and leg pain that aggrevates during coughing, squeezing, and vomiting. Why?

Query: Hi doctor I have lower back ache and Cannot put weight on my right leg and toes while walking even though I Cannot stand straight. My Upper body is tilting towards the left while trying to stand. While coughing, squeezing, and vomiting it hurts my lower back, and the pain aggravates. If I am at rest...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms that you have described are typical of nerve pain which could be due to some disc herniation. Almost all of the patients respond to conservative management. If you have trust then we can start the treatment for that you need to answer a few more questions. ...  Read Full »

I am currently suffering from shin pain. How can I overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 5 feet 7 inches, and I weigh 136 pounds. I feel pain in my left leg (shin pain). I have continued running for four years, and now feel shin pain. How can I get rid of this pain?   Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This happens due to stress injury of the tibia bone or muscle tears of the leg. Pain will usually appear after five to seven days of running or changing the pattern of jogging. You need to take the following medications, One Tablet of Piroxicam 20 milligrams every day ...  Read Full »

I am having unbearable pain in my right leg. Kindly suggest medicines.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in my right leg, from the lower back to the foot. I think it is sciatica pain. I am unable to bare the pain. Kindly suggest medicines for immediate pain relief and permanent cure.   Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I suggest the below treatment: Tablet Ibuprofen 400 mg twice daily after food. Tablet Rabeprazole 20 mg once daily before food for ten days. Consult a specialist doctor, talk to him or her and start the medicines with their consent. Al...  Read Full »

Why do my thighs hurt after doing heavy work and walking?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having intense pain in my thighs for the past two days. It happened after doing heavy work and walking for two days. I noticed some marks in both my legs, and I also have neck pain. Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern.Walking too much suddenly can cause pain, especially when you are not used to it. It would help if you slowly increase the pace and distance of walking over weeks. The red rash on your legs are due to vasculitis. In your case, it is exercise...  Read Full »

I suffer from diabetes, sleep apnea, liver problems, diabetes, and seizures. I experience pain in my leg, chest, and stomach. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 41-year-old female. I weigh about 260 pounds. I suffer from diabetes, sleep apnea, liver problems, diabetes type-1, and seizures. I have been having a lot of weakness. I analyzed shooting sharp pains in my stomach and my leg. There is a shooting sharp pain down my chest area, and it...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your query and concern. Following are my suggestions: 1. Firstly, I would suggest you take Nexium (Esomeprazole). Initially, take it 40 mg twice daily. However, if not relieved, doses can be increased to 80 mg twice a day. 2. If still not relieved, add ...  Read Full »

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