I am having some pain issues, they have been going on for a while. The worst and most concerning for me right now is the leg pain. It is a stinging pain, mostly behind the back of my knees but covering a lot of my legs. This started when I was in nursing school and had to stand at the hospital a lot. I am over weight and I was wondering at first if it was varicose veins. But, I have a lot of stinging pain in my left hip, left arm and left side of my face and the pain in the face seems to be in the nerve distribution. The leg pain seems a little different/deeper. And hurts more if I sit Indian style where my knees are bent. It has been going on over a year now. As far as the left-sided arm and face pain, it has only become concerning as of late, over the past three months.
I am 41 years old. I do have pretty bad lower back pain. Yes, both of my lower extremities hurt but as far as upper extremities go, I have the pain mostly around my left sacroiliac area, then from my left shoulder blade, down the left arm, and up and across the left side of my face. I had a horse accident a few years back and had back x-rays where they said everything was okay then. Since, I haven't had any injury but I have been very sedentary in my job. I was until I started nursing school, that is.
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