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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Will there be pain in the legs 20 days after a minor sprain due to leg injury?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male, who presents with a Lisfranc injury. I had a leg injury 20 days back. I was told it was a minor sprain, and I tried to walk on my foot, but it is paining a lot. I am currently using non-weight bearing boots, and would not be able to see my surgeon for anoth...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned an injury to your foot around 20 days back, which has been managed conservatively till now. Having read your description, it appears that there has been a capsular injury at the tarsometatarsal joints, especially, the 4th and 5th joint with...  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 Patil

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I 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 »

Kindly go through the blood report and give your opinion.

Query: Hello doctor, From the past few weeks, I have had severe pain and inflammation in both the legs, from my knees to the foot. I limp while walking, and have no injuries or accident. Also, I feel very lazy, weak, and sometimes feel feverish in the evenings. My concentration at work is also going down. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is nothing serious, no need to worry. The central problem associated with you is obesity. Obesity has lead to excess fat deposition in the liver, leading to mild elevation of AST (aspartat...  Read Full »

The back of my right leg hurts a lot after a fall. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor,I fell at my work yesterday. The doctor said that there is no fracture, but the back of my right leg is hurting. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you had a trauma, there might be a bone and muscle injury, leading to inflammatory pain. You said that the doctor said there is no fracture. Did you take an x-ray? If not, then get an x-ray of the leg. Until then, I suggest you try taking the following. Tablet Aceclo...  Read Full »

Why do I have random leg spasms during hiking?

Query: Hi doctor,Lately, when I am climbing up rocks during a hike, my leg randomly gets spasms. I limp often and fall forward. I have recently had a seizure (after the leg issue started). I am 39 years old with no previous seizures. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you regularly hike? Do you exercise regularly? Did you do all investigations for your seizures? Your pain may be because of myalgia (muscle may be exhausted due to it) or some vitamin or mineral deficiency. You can take vitamin supplements like Vitamin E, Methyl Coba...  Read Full »

How to provide relief for my mom's back pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My 68 years old mother is having severe back pain since last few months. Whenever she stands up for some time, her back pain starts, and it goes down to the entire legs. It becomes so intolerable that she has to sit down somewhere immediately to avoid pain, and she gets relief after sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your mother's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your mother seems to be suffering from radiculopathy, due to nerve compression as a result of disc prolapse. The treatment of this problem needs patience and takes a long time. For pain,...  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...  Read Full »

Do atherosclerotic calcifications cause leg pain and blue feet in a dependent position?

Query: Hi doctor,I have SVT. I have been having back pain and leg pain. I have a previous history of GERD and premature ovarian failure. I got CBC and CMP done. Can you tell me what mild atherosclerotic vascular calcification in CT scan means and if it is dangerous? Kindly guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Aorta is the largest artery in the body. It gets atherosclerotic changes over the lifetime of a person. Some have fast, and some have a slow process of atherosclerosis. Mild atherosclerotic changes are not dangerous. Every person has these changes. Some have more, some ...  Read Full »

Do pain in the lower limbs immediately on standing up indicate chronic arterial disease?

Query: Hi doctor,About a month ago, I felt pain in the back of my calves when I stood up and walked. Over the past month, this pain (stinging and about level two) goes to the front of my calves, front and back of my thighs, sometimes reaching all the way to my buttocks and lower back. My regular doctor is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry for the problem you are facing. Let me try and proceed towards the condition, if possible, by asking you few questions. 1) Is the pain unilateral or bilateral that is in one or both limbs involved? 2) Is the pain occurs after walking a certain distance be...  Read Full »

Do painful purple toes indicate Raynaud phenomenon?

Query: Hi doctor, I have purple toes and pain. I am taking Metformin, Alprazolam, Prozac, and Aspirin. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I saw the picture attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems like it is a secondary Raynaud phenomenon. It is vascular insufficiency due to arterial disease caused by other entities. Since how many days you are having this? Any simil...  Read Full »

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