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leg pain

throbbing pain lower leg for about 2 weeks then it moved to back of my left knee - and its now at the back of my thigh.


This discussion is related to SEVERE THROBBING THIGH PAIN.
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How are you? Was there a previous injury to your leg? Do you feel it during walking and relieved by resting?  Leg pain can be due to a muscle cramp, an injury, atherosclerosis that blocks blood flow in the arteries, blood clot  from prolonged bed rest, infection of the bone, inflammation of the leg joints by arthritis or gout, varicose veins, or nerve damage due to diabetes, smoking or alcohol drinking.
Try to rest as much as possible and elevate your leg. Apply ice for up to 15 minutes and gently stretch and massage cramping muscles. Pain relievers can also relieve the pain.If these do not help, it is best that you see your doctor for further evaluation.  
Take care and keep us posted.
    

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thanks for your input.
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