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my legs go to sleep when i sit or lay down

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
13 years experience Sleep Medicine
Hypnic Jerk: It may be a hypnic jerk based on what you wrote. It is common in the population to experience a hypnic jerk once in a while. It occurs while falling a ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: These symptoms cover alot of territory.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Seek help!!: This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, you ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Blood flow: There may be something in pinging either on the nerves to your arms or blocking blood flow. Need to have it examined.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: I would need your age, your general health and your history. Since it is in the upper and lower extremities, this makes the picture muddled. If it w ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
26 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: It is possible some kind of skin infection. You better check with your doctor.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe internal knee: Hi DRoy Is your knee otherwise fine? Sometimes inflammation inside the knee can be triggered by changes in position when lying down, and start hurtin ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See your doctor: Pain at night, particularly with sleep and tingling in the legs is not typical for classic back problems and needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Ty ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pressure neuropathy: You are either cutting off the circulation or placing pressure on a nerve which is producing the numbness. Try another position.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Not really: You are either compressing a nerve or a blood vessel resulting in the tingling feeling in your lower leg. I assume the sensation subsides after you ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Urologist check: From your symptoms, it looks like you need to get your prostate checked as its enlargement is known to cause tingling sensation in the area. They can ... Read More
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