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DrRussMD
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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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My legs hurt. After sitting it takes me awhile to get moving.

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My legs hurt. After sitting it takes me awhile to get moving. It's hard to go up steps, I barely have the strength to pull myself up steps. I wake in the middle of the night,crying, because my legs hurt
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloYou need to see the doctor now.This can belower spine disc diseasearthritisrheumatoid arthritisAll of these can be serious if untreated due to lack of diagnosis.See an internal medicine doctor.If there is swelling in your legs, go to the ER. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What kind of doctor do I see? I went to two clinics they told me to exercise, problem is it hurts to move.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
See my last answer: as I said there, doctor of internal medicine. Board certified.just google "internal medicine doctors and your city/state." this will pull up good lists. please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.