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Legs hurt when sleeping

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Painful legs: You may have restless leg syndrome which is keeping hou awake and at the same time causing pain in your legs. See your doctor and get a blood test whi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
29 years experience Family Medicine
Restless legs syndro: Many people have restless legs syndrome making legs hurt especially when not moving them which is worse at night. 40% of people with this have iron d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
29 years experience Phlebology
Checkup why: Rest, ice, compression, elevation, exercise! get fitted for prescription support stockings. Graduated medical stockings made in wonderful different fa ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Nocturnal leg cramps: Could be nocturnal leg cramps or restless leg syndrome. Hard to know without additional info, Make sure you are well hydrated and have no electrolyte ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Leg pain: My first thought when presented with leg pain at night is not leukemia. Way way down on the list. Peripheral neuropathy (diabetes, meds, nutritional, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibilities: Peripheral neuropathy which caused abnormal peripheral sensation could be a cause. If it is cramping, there could be a potassium deficiency. Is there ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Leg pains: Evaluation by your family doc. Is first step. If no physical abnormalities with exam & blood work, try sleep hygiene techniques.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
See a neurologist: You may want to see a neurologist to get a emg/ncv study of your legs if you haven't had such a study already.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
HTN: Need thorough exam by your pcp to determine the cause & provide tx.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
Restless legs?: Some patients describe an uncomfortable aching sensation in their legs, accompanied by the need to move them around or get up and walk around in order ... Read More
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