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please help! severe leg pain no answers

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  • Posted By: AUNTIE36
  • December 27, 2013
  • 08:17 AM

i am a 36 year old female and about 3 years ago,my left leg began to swell and that's when this nightmare started. i have this pain in both of my legs it starts in my legs and when it's really bad it goes into my arms. i have numbness from my waist all the way down, i get it in my fingers also, i have had so many test done for my legs i have been on so many different medicine and the pain is so bad that it leaves me in tears and i get to the point where i don't wanna go on,but i know i have to i have two little girls who are counting on me,but that's just how bad the pain is, they see the pain i go through and it effects them so much,i just don't know what to do,every doctor i have been too looks at me like im crazy and i m far from that,im just someone who is in alot of pain,the only relief i got is when i take a scalding hot shower or bath and when i say scalding i mean my body turns blood red from the water, and when i get out it goes right back to hurting again 5 minutes later. please i am at my wits end with this i don't know how much longer i can deal with it,it effects every part of my life,if any one else has or is going through this please please let me know what you did or are doing to make it better,please and thank you for reading this long post.

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  • Go to the Mayo Clinic. They find rare things that no one else does. My father in law contracted a rare disease from a chicken coup he had to clean as a boy...suffered for 60 years and finally got a diagnosis.
    Anonymous 1 Replies
    • January 24, 2014
    • 04:01 AM
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  • If you have varicose veins and believe that they are the source of your pain, try elevating the affected leg when you rest. Pantyhose with support may also provide some relief. Other common causes of leg pain are muscle cramps or muscle fatigue after excessive physical activity. If your pain is the result of too much physical activity, Ice your leg for about 10 to 15 minutes every three to four hours.

    For more info visit :http://www.footsolutions.ca/foot-problems
    Anonymous 1 Replies
    • February 24, 2014
    • 06:31 AM
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  • If you have varicose veins and believe that they are the source of your pain, try elevating the affected leg when you rest. Pantyhose with support may also provide some relief. Other common causes of leg pain are muscle cramps or muscle fatigue after excessive physical activity. If your pain is the result of too much physical activity, Ice your leg for about 10 to 15 minutes every three to four hours.

    For more info visit :http://www.footsolutions.ca/foot-problems
    Anonymous 1 Replies
    • February 24, 2014
    • 06:32 AM
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  • Hello Auntie36, Of course I don't know if you are still checking this site, and I sincerely hope you have found relief. If you are still suffering, please go to mayoclinic.org and research there for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Also search same condition at ninds.nih.gov for TONS of info. What sounds simple in name is a chronic pain condition that can be mild to excruciating, can affect one limb or all, and more. And it CAN be treated a number of different ways. It seems this may also apply to a number of others who have written here about leg pain and related symptoms. Perhaps you were able to follow the excellent advice here to go to the Mayo Clinic. If you have found no real answers or relief yet, please read about this condition. If you feel it may apply to your situation, a good neurologist may be able to assess you for it or another condition. When I read about CRPS I thought of you. And as one suffering with chronic pain for 41 years, I sympathize and wish you blessed relief.
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