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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I have been facing nightfall, getting leg pain, and I cannot sleep. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been facing nightfall for 20 days. Day by day, it has become continued falling at night times. I am getting leg pains and cannot sleep. It is happening daily to me. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Wet dreams or nightfall, called nocturnal emission, is normal. It can be due to increased erotic stimulus mentally or physically, or visually without sex or masturbation. At this age, you will have good testosterone production, around 2...  Read Full »

Accidently, I dropped weight on my foot and now I am having swelling and pain. What should I do to get better?

Query: Hello doctor,I dropped a 25-pound weight on my foot. It has been two days, and there is still swelling and bruising on my foot. It only hurts sometimes, but it feels super uncomfortable. It is more painful while I am resting. Please help me with this.  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from soft tissue injury secondary to trauma. The swelling, redness, and pain are due to this only. I will suggest some medications that can help you with the swelling and redness but trust me; it will take ten to fifteen days to resolve completely. ...  Read Full »

I have sudden pain in my leg and back three times a day. Could you please review my MRI reports?

Query: Hi doctor, I have sudden pain in my leg and back three times a day. My doctor recommended high-intensity laser therapy. I am unfamiliar with that treatment and need to know if it is appropriate for this medical issue. I am currently taking Arcoxia 90 mg. Could you please review my MRI reports?  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I carefully reviewed your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) and would explain that it is indicative of a discal herniation in the lumbar spine, causing radicular nerve pain in the l...  Read Full »

Why do I have a bad back pain that is radiating to my right leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had bad back pain radiating to my right leg for the last few months. My right leg is weaker than my left. Also, I have numbness and tingling sensation in my right leg. In addition, there is pulling pain from the lumbar region to the leg. I have gone for physiotherapy during the...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will surely help you out. I have reviewed your attachments (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your symptoms suggest a bulging disc in the vertebral column, causing radicular pain in this region. Your lumbar spine MR...  Read Full »

I want to undergo a radiofrequency ablation procedure for lower back and leg pain. Is it safe?

Query: Hi doctor, I am planning to undergo a radiofrequency ablation procedure. I have lower back pain and throbbing pain in the back of my right leg. I would like to know if it is safe, effective, and has any side effects.  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a safe new procedure. It will have positive outcomes. However, to achieve better results, you must manage your weight.  Read Full »

I have fever since a month but all my reports are normal. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old woman. I weigh 68 kg. I am suffering from fever since one month. Almost daily the temperature is ranging from 99 to 101. Especially in the afternoon. I also have a headache along with fever. Both increases together. Also, there is severe pain in the muscles of the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your primary complaint is a fever, especially during the afternoon hours. Your LFT (liver function test) is revealing transaminitis. Rest of the investigations which you have posted are n...  Read Full »

I developed tinnitus suddenly. Kindly go through my MRI and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I developed tinnitus all of a sudden last year. I am attaching the last year MRI images for your evaluation. Of late, I have some muscle pull in my calves. I am waiting for your evaluation.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have analyzed your MRI images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are age-related minor changes in the scan. But nothing is alarming in the scan. The tinnitus which you have can be because of isolated eighth nerve or inner ear involvement. Do yo...  Read Full »

Having pain in left leg, burning sensation in left foot and numbness in the left foot. What it could be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 46-year-old woman with dull pain in my left leg and a heat sensation in my left foot, which is on and off throughout the day. The problem has been there for the past two to three weeks. I do not recall any injury which could have led to this problem. It just started suddenly. Th...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You mentioned heaviness in your left leg and a burning sensation, which we call paresthesia. Also, you have mentioned that you have back stiffness for many years. So, I presume that some nerve impingement may be causing these symptoms in your case. Can you tell me w...  Read Full »

My wife has been suffering from extreme pain in the lower back and right leg. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old and has been suffering from extreme pain in the lower back and right leg since yesterday. Because of the pain, she is unable to sit or stand. She has a history of back pain and was prescribed a tablet of Dolonex Rapid 20 mg, a tablet of Ultracet, a tablet of Tri...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The current pain may take a few days to settle unless you are ready for injectables. A trained nurse or a doctor may give her these. The dosage of the tablet Diclofenac (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)...  Read Full »

I have loss of appetite, leg pain, and gastritis. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor,I have many problems, mainly loss of appetite, leg pain, and gastritis. HIV and hepatitis A, B, and C are negative. Colonoscopy was normal. I am depressed. Please help me.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need the following details first to help you better: 1. How is your sleep? 2. Any associated headaches? 3. Any vomitings? 4. How is your stool? 5. What medicines have you tried? Revert with details for a better help. Thank you.  Read Full »

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