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  • my dad has gone from being athletic to someone who can barely walk unassisted his legs are weak?

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    Posted in: Leg conditions June 13, 2016 08:26 PM

    My Dad has played and coached sports all his life he started having some health issues then he started falling down a lot then one day he got up to really bad pains in his legs and they were also swollen he now has to walk with a walker because his legs are so weak and he gets tired fast he also...

  • Personal Story: Bilat leg compartment syndrome missed. Constant pain,meds,implanted nerve stim,implanted pain pump

    Posted in: Leg conditions May 31, 2016 04:53 PM

    I would like to share my medical story in hopes it may help doctors and patients alike. I went in for routine spine surgery. While in recovery I awoke to severe throbbing pain in both legs. As a nurse/EMT and former compartment syndrome sufferer I knew exactly what was happening. I begged the...

  • I've had a lower leg condition for as long as I can remember and I don't know what it is. Help?

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    Posted in: Leg conditions May 18, 2016 02:12 PM

    I am 16, and originally I thought it was knock-knees, but as I looked into it the symptoms didn't match up. When I'm standing normal my legs are straight, the problem is that my lower leg, calf, on both legs seems to be rotated outwards. If I trace right in the middle of my thigh going down, the...

  • Leg injury from fall ( I need input please for my next step)

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    Posted in: Leg conditions May 16, 2016 04:20 PM

    (1 week ago Sat.) I fell on my right side off top step (approx. 2/1/2 ft. onto concrete driveway. I initially fell backward and corrected myself by grabbing toward the door facing and over-correcting myself I fell out and to the right of the stairs. My right inner leg from above the ankle to about...

  • Overweight with perthes.

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    Posted in: Leg conditions May 4, 2016 04:35 PM

    Hello. I'm a 23 year old male with perthes in my left hip. I was diagnosed at five and have had two surgeries for leg extensions sense then including titanium plates and the second bring a bone inserted somewhere to help. They were both when I was younger so I don't remember much, and haven't been...

  • Ganglion cyst

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    Posted in: Leg conditions May 2, 2016 02:59 PM

    I have two ganglion cysts on my lower right leg where my tibia bone is. It's causing me pain and I am going to be seeing a surgeon to remove them. Will I have to have a cast and be on crutches following the surgery?

  • A heavy table fell and hit my shin and grazed down my leg. Theres a little bit of a cut that bleeds

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions March 25, 2016 09:15 PM

    When i walk on it. Its sore and tender to walk on. After walking on it and elevate it seems to be really sore only lasting for 5 to 10 minutes and then it feels fine having my leg up. Not to sure if its serious enough to see the dr.

  • I CRUSHED MY FEMUR IN 7 PLACES, PELVIS IN FOUR ALL FRACTURES. IT HAS BEEN 20YEARS AGO. I HAVE A ROD

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    Posted in: Leg conditions February 19, 2016 09:50 PM

    I CRUSHED MY FEMUR IN 7 PLACES, PELVIS IN FOUR ALL FRACTURES. IT HAS BEEN 20YEARS AGO. I HAVE A ROD IN MY LEG. IVE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM TIL ABOUT A MONTH AGO. IT STARTED HURTING, THE PAIN AT TIMES IS A 10, ITS ANNOYING BUT WHAT COULD THE PROBLEM BE. THE PAIN IS IN MY HIP WHERE T 1 OF 4 FRACTURES...

  • Spot-like mark on leg?

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    Posted in: Leg conditions January 19, 2016 10:25 PM

    I've had a spot-like mark on my leg for the past two months, and its recently started to hurt like a cut. Its around the size of my smallest finger's fingernail, and has a white tip on the top. It stings when I touch it, and I've tried putting savlon on it anand nothing really happened.I'm only 14...

  • For 20 yrs my legs and feet have killed. They burn so so bad. I'm flat footed now. Tore knee up+hamm

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    Posted in: Leg conditions January 12, 2016 06:54 PM

    Broke tibia when I was 8. Never had problems with feet leg and knees till 17. I get edidimytis alot. Don't know why. Got schloius and arthritis. But why have arches dropped and rest of the right side going. Tore knee up plus hammy right under my butt. Why are feet and legs like this. 20 years later...

  • Had a positive U/S for Cystic Lesion in thigh but Negative MRI. Lots of pain, why would this be?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions January 4, 2016 04:42 PM

    I am a 35 year old with history of 8 blood clots, 2 TIA's, a PFO (hole in my heart), focal seizures, and now a cystic lesion found on U/S measuring 2cm. We did an MRI and found nothing thus far. Pain has been ongoing for 3 plus months and is pretty severe at times. The lesion was found between bone...

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  • strange issue in right leg

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions December 10, 2015 03:56 PM

    for the past three days have had this strange recurring sensation that feels like when a doctor hits your knee with the rubber mallet; it starts just south of the right kneecap and shoots up the front of the of the leg to the leg/groin joint and its strong enough to disrupt walking, and its...

  • Personal Story: leg bypass surgery

    Posted in: Leg conditions November 18, 2015 04:50 PM

    My husband is 30 years old and had a popliteal aneurysm without knowing it. He had a sudden pain at the leg that drove us at the hospital but the doctors didnt diagnosed it. After a week of suffer we went again to ask for advice. Doctors found that he had aneurysm thrombosis and artery obstruction...

  • Pain in my right leg

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    Posted in: Leg conditions October 23, 2015 03:47 PM

    Have pain in my right leg between my knee and my ankle. Sore to the touch and feels like it's sleep Constantly. I tried elevating it. Nothing works. Pain mess don't work. I think it's my circulation. Can't massage it because the pain kills me.

  • Leg Pain in the morning

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    Posted in: Leg conditions September 28, 2015 01:56 PM

    My father has really bad right leg pain as he wakes up from a deep sleep (not moving much). His doctor's diagnosis is that his coccyx disc is worn very thin and needs surgery, but he also said there is a chance the surgery may go bad and he will never walk again. I have no idea how accurate that...

  • Leg lump above shin

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    Posted in: Leg conditions September 8, 2015 03:30 PM

    Leg lump above shin developed fast wI think a day had felt pain in area previously. Have had an ultra sound done and ruled out blood clot. Second time I have put this in seem to have lost the original. .

  • A 2 inch lozenge shaped lump developed quickley on lower leg. Feels hard. Had ultrasound no clot

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions September 8, 2015 04:00 PM

    A 2 inch lozenge shaped lump develop quickly. Had ultrasound done no clot. Feels hard. Feels painful at first and now when pushed. Of course lower leg feels weird. Have had fluid on knee on and off also. Bakers cyst?

  • What is this bit knot on my upper thigh?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions August 4, 2015 04:46 PM

    I fell on a end of a metal bedframe this past Thursday and hurt my right buttock and a few mins ago a noticed a big kinda soft and painless knot on my upper thigh it begins right up under my butt. What is it or will it just go way

  • have leg cramps at night while sleeping. do shoes play a role in this?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions July 9, 2015 03:49 PM

    Constantly being awaken at night while in bed sleeping. Get up and walk out cramp successfully. I don't drink a lot of water. Can this be part or all of my problem?

  • Any suggestions on what to do about repeated calf tears? I am not athletic but continue having this.

    bssigirl 0 Replies
    Posted in: Leg conditions June 29, 2015 09:06 PM

    Short version --- 49 female, relatively good health but overweight. Was working out (treadmill and elliptical) 3-4 times per week. October 2014 -- Came home after workout and got out of car too fast, heard a loud pop and had extreme pain. Could not bear weight on leg. Had xrays and MRI and was...

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