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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Vaux
26 years experience Clinical Genetics
Unknown: need to know what type of "short leg syndrome"

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stansby
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Numerous causes: Restless leg syndrome can have many causes. Medical condition, medications, even diet. A talk with your primary care doctor can help eliminate medic ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Restless legs syndro: Interestingly remains an enigma for the most part but treatment available.
Dr. Rita Corona
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Restless legs: There can be several causes to "restless leg syndrome", most of which are due to underlying nutrient deficiency such as folate (folic acid) and B12 as ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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My preference: From a safety and side effect point of view is horizant. This's is an extended release form of gabapentin. Although Lyrica (pregabalin) did slightly b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Leg movement: It is a syndrome whereby a person's leg either moves involuntarily or sometimes the leg moves because the person feels the need to move it as it is bo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise,hot soakleg: Resless leg syndrome (rls) is considered a sleep disorder. Need to check out iron deficiency, peripheral neuropathies, renal function, and certain med ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
A few things: To say the least, there are quite a few things that cause rls. First can be genetics especially if symptoms begin earlier than age 45. Other things ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
NOT FULLY KNOWN: But do find some patients with disruption of iron stores, so, can check ferritin levels. We do find some problem with dopamine issues, and find succe ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Still unknown fully: It has something to do with iron and Dopamine metabolism but the links are not clear yet.Given the similar circadian rhythms of serum iron levels, the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Leg movement: It is a syndrome whereby a person's leg either moves involuntarily or sometimes the leg moves because the person feels the need to move it as it is bo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jacobs
31 years experience Neurology
Rarely: First, this syndrome should be a diagnosis of exclusion when sciatica has no other discernible cause. Pain, the typical symptom, could cause disuse a ... Read More
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