advertisement
Question
Posted by: Safs | 2004/09/22

PAIN IN SHIN OF LEG

I am 22 yrs old, whenever I walk alot like spend the day at the mall shopping, by the time i get home the shins on both my legs are extremely painful, I always have to lie down and relax the evening and not walk at all, even if a cold draft or wind gets my legs it really statrs cramping, kindly advise if there is anything that i can do, one more thing I have a blood disorder called ITP (low platelettes).

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageHealthy Bones

Dear Safs
Please ask the physician treating your ITP whether you painful shins could be the result of this.
I think you would also benefit from mild exercise like walking daily for short periods of time. If you lead a rather sedentary lifestyle your shins will become sore whenever you do something like shopping ( I think shopping makes my shins pain before I even start!).
Regards
Tereza

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement