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Constant pain in the back of thigh to ankles. Advice?

Hi I have pain in my lower buttocks back of thigh behind my knee top of calf and down into my ankles. This is a constant pain and it never goes away it just eases after sleeping. I have a hard time bending my knees or lifting my legs very high. I am starting to get worried its getting worse and now it s both legs, help plz!
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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Hello and thanks for the query
These type of symptoms are present in Sciatica or PIVD (Prolapse Inter-vertebral Disc). You have get clinically checked by your orthopedician and get to a diagnosis. He may order you some investigation like X-rays and if needed MRI scan.
These both condition are curable by medication, proper exercise and physiotherapy as advised by your physiotherapist and certain precautions. All precaution and exercise depend on the diagnosis. So feel free to consult your doctor and get treated.
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Answered: Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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