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Leg pain

Information about leg pain including what it is, symptoms, treatments and self-help

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Leg ulcers

Links to trusted information about leg ulcers.

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Leg pain treatments

Treatment for leg pain depends on the cause. Leg pain can often be treated at home, but if pain is sudden, severe, or persistent, or if there are other symptoms, medical attention may be necessary.

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Leg pain symptoms

Information about leg pain, plus when to seek further medical advice

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Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is a condition that can make it hard for you to sleep. Learn more about its symptoms and how to treat it at home.

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Sciatica

Sciatica is a condition that causes pain in the back and legs. Understand how the pain develops and know some of the causes of sciatica.

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Seizures

Seizures, also called fits, are changes in the brain's electrical activity. They can cause stiffening and jerking of arms and legs, and loss of consciousness.

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What causes peripheral vascular disease?

Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries inside the legs. Find out what can cause PVD.

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Erythema nodosum

Erythema nodosum is a skin condition consisting of a lumpy, red rash, usually on the lower legs. While harmless, it can be painful. Learn more here.

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Sleep disorders

Information from trusted sources about sleep disorders, including insomnia, snoring and sleep apnoea, narcolepsy, shift work disorder and restless leg syndrome.

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