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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Strange `tickling` feeling in legs
I have been played football for a long time, but now I haven`t much time for training, therefore my legs are very weird to me in last 3 weeks. I feel that if I don`t get up from chair, mine legs would more cause me a trouble. The main thing that I feel like little irritation in the legs, not exactly the pain, but the kind of uncomfortable feeling. By the way, I noticed, when I lastly had the training, mine legs felt tiresome, whereas the irritation dissapeared, What to do? Could You give me some tips? PS Haven`t much time for sports activities
These sensations that you are having in your legs are called "parasthesias" and there are many possible causes. These causes can only be determined by a physical exam and blood tests. Possible causes include diabetes, electrolyte disturbances (i.e. abnormal sodium, potassium or calcium levels), thyroid problems, vitamin deficiencies and circulation problems. I would recommend that you see a physician who can help you get to the bottom of this problem by performing appropriate examination and testing. I hope this helps.
Charles Webster, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati