- Leg pain:
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Pain can arise from a variety of causes ranging from accidental trauma to nerve conditions. Pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations are called paresthesias; see leg paresthesias. All pain or pain-like sensations need prompt medical investigation....more »
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Leg pain.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Leg pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Real-life user stories relating to Leg pain:
Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Leg pain or relevant symptoms:
Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Leg pain. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Leg pain as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Leg pain may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Leg pain:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Leg pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Read more about causes and Leg pain deaths.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Leg pain as a symptom include:
The list of organs typically affected by Leg pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Leg pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Leg pain. Of the 214 causes of Leg pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Leg pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Leg pain based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Leg pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Leg pain:
Medical Conditions associated with Leg pain:
Pain (6458 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Leg pain:
Leg rash (15 causes), Leg injury, Foot pain (206 causes), Ankle pain (56 causes), Knee pain (122 causes), Muscle strain (8 causes), Ligament strain, Over-exertion or injury, Previous knee injury, Previous hip injury, Shin splints, Stress fractures (7 causes), Compartment syndromes, Patellofemoral problems, Degenerative joint disease, Intermittent claudication (22 causes)
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
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Medical research papers related to Leg pain include:
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