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Paininleft leg at knee cannot move or lift leg without

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paininleft leg at knee cannot move or lift leg without getting any pain
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Any redness or swelling in the leg?
Customer: no redness a little bit of swelling
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Diabetic, high blood pressure, irregular heart beat and (minor) asthma.
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 5 days ago.

Hi...Welcome to Just Answer. I am Dr. Sumanth Amperayani and I am here to help you today. I have 15 years of experience in the field of Medicine at a tertiary care referral hospital. I will do my level best to alleviate your health concern. I am currently reviewing your question. I will be back in a moment to guide you further.

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Kind regards - Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 5 days ago.

Hello... I understand your concern.

I need some more information please.

1. May I know your age and gender please?

2. How long has this pain been there for?

3. Is it only pain or is there any tingling and numbness too?

4. Is the pain aggravated by movement?

5. Has it started after any unaccustomed work or heavy exercise or weight lifting?

6. Has there been any injury there?

7. Any redness or swelling on heat in the local area?

Please get back to me with the above information so that I can guide you better.

Kind regards - Dr Sumanth Amperayani

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
1.) male age 55
2.) present pain for 1 week
3.) No tingling or numbness
4.) Yes
5.) No
6.) no, really, further down at the ankle
7.) slight swelling but not Consistent
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 5 days ago.

Thank you for getting back with the requested necessary information.


From your symptom analysis and correlating it with the history that I have gathered from you I feel that the possibilities here are -


1. Muscular spasm or a pull of the tendon in the region which is caused by the bending or abnormal posture.


My suggestion will be to take tablet Ibuprofen 400 MG three times a day after food or on as and when required basis for a couple of days till the pain subsides.


If you are not better with this even after a week or if the pain is getting aggravated or if your perceiving any redness or swelling or heat over the region then you will require medical attention please.


Your physician might prescribe muscle relaxant which will set things right.


2. Although extremely unlikely vertebral compression or disc protrusion related radiculopathy has to be evaluated, if you are not better even after a week and your physician might ask for MRI spine to confirm the diagnosis please.


Meanwhile -

1. Keep yourself well hydrated.

2. Do not strain or lift heavy weights.

3. Do not do any abnormal, unaccustomed exercises or postures.


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Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 20 hours ago.

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