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Suggest treatment for unbearable pain in legs

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Posted on Tue, 12 May 2015
Question: Been having severe leg pain on both legs when I go to bed unbearable pain what is it do to?
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Answered by Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
A DETAILED HISTORY AND EXAMINATION IS REQUIRED

Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Welcome to HCM.
This is Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta answering your query.

I understand your concern.
You have provided a short history. I need to ask you a few questions-
Where exactly is the pain? Is it in the thighs, legs or soles? Or all are involved? Is there radiation of pain from lower back? Since when are you experiencing such pain? Is there any history of trauma? Do you have some work where you have to stand for a very long time? Do you have diabetes etc?

Kindly provide answers to the above questions so that I can tell you further about the reason of your pain. It can be due to fatigue, muscle cramps, any neuropathic pain from diabetes or sciatica, also arthritis etc. For now you can do the following-

Take rest.
Elevate the feet while going to bed.
Take aceclofenac-thiocolchicoside combination for 5days.
Take antacids along with.
Take pregabalin-methylcobalamin combination for 5days.
Get blood for complete hemogram, blood sugar, uric acid and c-reactive protein done.

You can consult your doctor for prescription of the above.
Contact me with the answers and the reports.
Hope this was helpful.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Shanthi.E
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Follow up: Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta (19 minutes later)
In the thighs
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Answered by Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta (29 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
it can be due to fatigue or muscle cramps.

Detailed Answer:
Hello again.
Yes it can be due to fatigue or muscle cramps.
Take enough fluids per oral.
Follow as advised before.
Rest and elevation of foot is important. Elevate the feet by keeping a pillow below the back of knee etc.
Also get the tests done to rule out other causes as mentioned.

Wish you good health.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Shanthi.E
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Suggest treatment for unbearable pain in legs

Brief Answer: A DETAILED HISTORY AND EXAMINATION IS REQUIRED Detailed Answer: Hello. Welcome to HCM. This is Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta answering your query. I understand your concern. You have provided a short history. I need to ask you a few questions- Where exactly is the pain? Is it in the thighs, legs or soles? Or all are involved? Is there radiation of pain from lower back? Since when are you experiencing such pain? Is there any history of trauma? Do you have some work where you have to stand for a very long time? Do you have diabetes etc? Kindly provide answers to the above questions so that I can tell you further about the reason of your pain. It can be due to fatigue, muscle cramps, any neuropathic pain from diabetes or sciatica, also arthritis etc. For now you can do the following- Take rest. Elevate the feet while going to bed. Take aceclofenac-thiocolchicoside combination for 5days. Take antacids along with. Take pregabalin-methylcobalamin combination for 5days. Get blood for complete hemogram, blood sugar, uric acid and c-reactive protein done. You can consult your doctor for prescription of the above. Contact me with the answers and the reports. Hope this was helpful. Regards.