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Unbearable leg pain

My father is facing severe leg pain.veins in leg are paining very badly. He is not able to sleep or walk properly because the pain in legs are unbearable. Please help me as soon as possible.
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Dr. Parag Patil
11 yrs. of exp | Nagpur | Orthopedic Surgeon

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Pain in the legs at rest or while sleeping is unlikely to be due to varicose veins. It could be due to a large disc prolapse, in which case he should also have numbness and/or weakness in the legs. Another cause is deep vein thrombosis, which is associated with calf swelling with or without fever or breathlessness. Finally do rule out arterial insufficiency like Buerger's disease, especially if he is a chronic smoker.
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Dr. Rajiv Mehta
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Pain in leg is called claudication it may be neural due to sciatica or vascular due to vericose vein. Both the cases physiotherapy will be highly effective. Kindly visit a MPT qualified and registered physiotherapist nearby u will find benefit.
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Dr. M. Kodeeswaran
16 yrs. of exp | Chennai | Neurosurgeon
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May be a lumbar disc prolapse or lumbar sponylosis can cause back pain and leg pain..it will be a electric shock like pain associated with weakness, numbness etc.consult a neurosurgeon and undergo complete neurological examination and follow his advice
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Dr. Naveen Devarajaiah
8 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Orthopedist
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Hi your father has either sciatica pain which extends from lower back to foot on posterior aspect or varicose veins.Consult ortho / spine surgeon and get it confirmed
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