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Help with diagnosis??? please!

Discussion in 'Health' started by tacomathunder, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    tacomathunder

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    alright, so this has been ongoing now for about 2 years give or take a few months...but when i run or walk (happens to me faster when i run) my legs tighten up, i can usually deal with that, but then they start to hurt very badly..sometimes i end up in excruciating pain and have to just deal with it...but it is really starting to bother me...it happens more often now...almost everyday when i walk from my dorm to my classes, my legs (the calf region) start to really really hurt...its a very sharp pain, and its definitely not a cramp...its almost like a burning, sharp pain...

    any thoughts as to what it may be???:confused:
     
  2. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    are you getting a muscle spasm like a charlie horse? drink more water and eat bananas for potassium?
     
  3. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    This may sound crazy,... but go ask a doctor. asap.
     
  4. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    x2 hahaha
     
  5. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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    its not cramps i know that..it started recently like 2 years or less...cuz i played football 4 years in high school, and never had it
     
  6. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    2 years is quite a long time to be honest. If I were you, I'd go see a doctor as soon as possible. I havent come across this in my fire career but you def dont want to ignore this.
     
  7. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    i wouldn't even know what kind of doctor to see for this..this kinda sucks, cuz what if it requires surgery..... that would make me immobile... both legs are affected so both legs would need surgery :( i hate being clueless about stuff like this :confused:
     
  8. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    Clueless... see your family doctor; who well then set you up to see a specialist if needed. That's what they are there for.

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  9. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    I understand what your saying but you need to get yourself looked at ASAP. Have you tried googling it and reading up on it? I'm sure your not the only one that has experienced this issue. Dont think so far ahead as surgery but start from the basics. Do you have health insurance? Call them and find out what you can do about getting seen by a doc.
     
  10. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    i do, under my dads still.... I'm going to have to see a doctor of one of my breaks just so if i need surgery, ill have time off...like winter break
     
  11. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    talk to a doc. I don't know of practicing docs on TW :D

    Shin splints? Calf cramps? banana?
     
  12. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    You sure its a good idea to wait any longer? Like I said, I would just go ASAP that way if they have to run tests and all that, when your winter break does come up and you end up needing surgery, they will have everything else out of the way to fix you during your break.
     
  13. Oct 5, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    Why do you think you need surgery? You are upsetting yourself needlessly. Perhaps circulation can be a part of it. Or like everyone else says, nutrition and lack of potassium. If you have health care, take care of yourself and go talk to a doctor about it.
     
  14. Oct 5, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    yeah..i have a break this weekend, so i can go to the doctor then....but if i did need surgery, i would have to do it winter break.... lol, yeah i do hope for the best, plan for the worst..just in case...just how i am
     
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    your in college? sounds like a beer deficiancy....head to nearest bar and drink as much as possible. i'm sure you won't feel anything. no surgery needed. That will be 50$ for the visit.
     
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    LOL pretty sure thats just a temporary fix :D
     
  17. Oct 5, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    yeah your right...just tryin to help, i guess you gotta do that everyday:drunk:
     
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    lol, i know dude... gotta keep humor in things... i could go for a nice cold one right about now
     
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    The worst thing you can do is bury your head in the sand. It's always worse when you put it off. Be a grown up and get it checked out, NOW. and good luck!
     
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