I had a question regarding my very annoying extremity pains. In the last 3 weeks my right thigh has started to really annoy me. It has a stingy/bruisy feeling too it. It doesn't sting to the touch and there is no apparent bruising, but it does feel bruised. Here's the kicker, it only happens when I lay down. This is the only common symptom of the pain. I have bruising like pain in my right hip, lower back, thigh, knee/calf area, leg and in the arch of my foot. It is really strange. It has actually caused me a bit of anxiety as I thought it may be DVT. I've had two doctors tell me that it is not DVT. I have had an ultrasound of my leg on one of the worst days and it came back negative. Great News, but what is causing my pains? I often cannot sleep from the pain and wake up from panic attacks that it may be DVT.
I do use muscle rubs to help calm it at night and that seems to help a little bit. It doesn't help the morning pain though. I cannot sleep on my sides (my favorite position) because it begins to hurt so much. I toss and turn so much. Last night I began having panic attacks because I felt venous lumps in the outer side of my thigh. I checked and it seems to be on the other side too. That kind of relieved me, but did not stop the panic attacks for the rest of the night. There is no discoloration/difference in size from the two legs. Has anyone ever experienced anything like this?