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Dull aching in right leg

15 Oct 2019 01:27 in response to Kiko

 

Hi Kiko,

Welcome to our forum. I am sorry to hear about the pains that you are having. I am not a doctor, merely another cancer warrior, so I cannot tell you what is causing these pains, but it doesn't seem right for someone of your age to be suffering like this. You have done the right thing by making an appointment with your GP, even if you have to wait for a few weeks to see someone.

If your pain gets any more severe you could always present yourself at the A & E department of your local hospital. This might get the ball rolling a little quicker for you. Before your appointment, try to write down as much detail about these episodes as possible giving dates of when they started, how long they last, etc.

I do hope that you get to the bottom of this soon. Do please keep in touch and let us now how you get on. We are always here for you.

Kind regards,

Jolamine xx

Dull aching in right leg

12 Nov 2019 22:02 in response to Jolamine

Hi, just came across this forum as I too have had a pain in my right leg for weeks I can't put my finger on where exactly the pain starts but it's my whole leg.

Sometimes if I'm sat down in the office when I get up the pain shoots down from my thigh to my calf and I have to limp a bit until it's gone, I also get pins and needles in my foot. In Aug this year I found a lump size of a pea on my inner thigh so went to my GP had a scan few weeks later the nurse said it feels like fatty tissue only and asked if I had knocked my leg before I couldn't recall anything and now I have this pain. I have made an appointment next week with my GP and wondered if they will do a blood test to test for anything cancerous? 

 

thanks for any advise xx

Dull aching in right leg

13 Nov 2019 13:05 in response to Jolamine

Hi, I'm 19 years Old and I just came across this page with similar problems to me, I have this ache in my right leg from the top of my things to the bottom of my shine, but mostly painful around my kneecap I had this since I think I was 9/10 and I use to think it's growing pains but I'm still getting it to this day.

i usually get it at night or when I have moved quite a bit during that day, the pain gets so bad that I collapse and I can't walk and nothing seems to help it go away, during those painful periods it gets worse when I sit still, 

I'm too afraid to go the doctors but I want to get it sorted as it comes on and off occasionally but it is consistent.

 

 

Thank you for the advice x

Dull aching in right leg

14 Nov 2019 00:39 in response to Lani19

 

Hi Lani,

Welcome to our forum. I am sorry to hear that you are so concerned about your leg. Having had 2 bouts of breast cancer in the past 10 years, I know just how scary this can be. You really must go and see your GP to find out what is causing this. Have you had any other opinions from your GP in the past?

Hopefully, there is nothing sinister, but you need to start the ball rolling by seeing your GP.

Please let us know how you get on. We are all here for you.

Kind regards,

Jolamine xx

 

Dull aching in right leg

21 Nov 2019 08:12 in response to Jolamine

I myself have had leg pain for over 2 years now i have had doppler scan came back clear had ultra sound because i do have a lump upper thigh which they said is fatty lump but to be fair the most achin pain is around this and my lower calve muscle right hip and lower back im on.gabapentin.for nerve pain but its really not helpin now i m laid in bed typing this my leg killing my knee just completly gave in other day when walkin i do have 4 bulgin discs in my back so wondering if this has got worse impacting on my leg sometimes it feels like the pain.is in my bones too or can just get shooting random pain anywhere for no reason.but its the constant ache that worrys me im neckin more more pain killers do you think i shud get another mri ????? X helen

Dull aching in right leg

21 Nov 2019 12:15 in response to Fishnets

 

Hi Fishnets,

Welcome to the forum. I am sorry to hear about your symptoms.

Unfortunately, none of us on this site are doctors. We are all cancer patients or carersfor cancer patients, so we cannot answer your question about an MRI. You could contact the nurses on this site and have a chat to them and see what they recommend. Their number is 0808 800 4040 and they are available Mon-Fri from 9.00 to 5.00.

Have you seen an orthopaedic surgeon? It sounds as if this might be a good idea. I don't know how long ago you had your last MRI, but s/he will be able to refer you for another if they see a need.

Please let us know how you get on. We are always here for you.

Kind regards,

Jolamine xx

Dull aching in right leg

1 Jan 2020 20:36 in response to Jolamine

Hi

I too was Googling my symptoms and came across this forum. I am 54 and menopausal. I had both legs affected like this for ages and the only way I could get to sleep was to lie on my back - I find it really hard to sleep like this by the way. Since being on HRT it has got better but recently I have it back in my left leg. That deep, painful ache from hip down through the knee and and lower leg it's painful to massage/touch. 

Thought it might have been my IT band as I used to run and am now unfit but pretty sure there's no reason for it. Just age and hormones. I would go to the doc but feel it's not really worth their time if it's nothing specific.

Such a pain though - pardon the pun.

Dull aching in right leg

2 Jan 2020 01:17 in response to Runningfool

 

Hi Runningfool,

Welcome to our forum. I am so sorry that you have been hit with this problem with your legs too. Have you ever mentioned this to your GP. I am not a doctor, but I do know that there are various causes of leg pain. These can be due to circulation, nerve pain, arthritis, etc.

You certainly wouldn't be wasting your GP's time and, s/he might even be able to help you.

Do please let us know how you get on. We are always here for you.

Kind regards,

Jolamine xx

Dull aching in right leg

2 Jan 2020 10:55 in response to Jolamine

Thank you

Dull aching in right leg

19 Jan 2020 19:03 in response to Runningfool

Hi, I hope you are all enjoying 2020 so far... Like many of you I searched and found this forum, 

I have been having leg pain for a long time now, I recently had a bit of a scare and had a non cancerous patch removed from my cervix, when this was removed my leg pain stopped for about 10 days and has now started up again.

My Drs are a nightmare but I will be trying every day to get an appointment and will update, 

If anyone has any great pain relief tips that they can share that would be amazing. 
 

Thank you for showing me that it's not normal age pains xx

Dull aching in right leg

14 Feb 2020 01:29 in response to RainbowButterfly

I have also been experiencing these pains. It had been going on for around 3 years now. I was on the depo (progesterone only injection) and it caused vitamin d deficiency but I have been off it for 2 years. I don't know if this has anything to do with it, but I wasn't given a clear answer by doctors. The pains are deep and feel like growing pains but I am 19 and I'm sure I shouldn't be experiencing them anymore. I'm not sure what it could be, but it seems that there are a few people experiencing the same pain. 

Dull aching in right leg

14 Feb 2020 02:46 in response to RainbowButterfly

 

Hi RainbowButterfly,

Welcome to our forum.

I am so sorry to hear that you are having leg pains too. Don't give up on phoning your GP until you get an appointment. I am sorry, but I have no knowledge of suitable medicines for this. Your GP should be able to supply something to help.

It is certainly strange that the pain stopped for 10 days after you had the procedure on your cervix, but that it has now returned.

I sincerely hope that you get an appointment soon and that you get some answers for your symptoms.

Please let us know how you get on. We are always here for you.

Kind regarsds,

Jolamine xx

Dull aching in right leg

14 Feb 2020 03:00 in response to Am28

 

Hi Am,

Welcome to our forum. I am so sorryto hear that you are having painful legs too. I am not a doctor, but I'd be pretty sure that these are not growing pains at 19. It might be worth seeing your GP in the first instance, as I've a feeling that one of the side-effects of Depo injections can be a Deep Vein Thrombosis. Make an appointment to get your leg checked out.

Please let us know the outcome. We are always here for you.
Kind regards,
Jolamine xx

Dull aching in right leg

14 Feb 2020 06:03 in response to Jolamine

Thank you I will do

Dull aching in right leg

15 Feb 2020 15:23 in response to Jolamine

Hi Jolamine & Am28

Thank you for your responces to my message, 

It has taken me ages to get an appointment, but I managed to finally get one this week and a blood test 2 days later.

Now to just wait on blood results,

Dr has suggested it may just be inflammation and a coincidence that it stopped at that time.

 

Am28 sorry i have no suggestions, but please ask for a follow up if you can, I have always just made excuses and got on with it, but I now realise this outlook could leave me open to things worsening. I'm now going to try and find the reason behind my pain, we shouldn't have to live with this with no explanation for it. 
I really hope you can find some answers soon.