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Bilateral shin pain. Bad during the day, worse at night.

Bilateral shin pain. Bad during the day, worse at night.

Shin splints?: Are you a runner? Here's a link: https://www.google.com/search?q=shin+splints&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS593US594&oq=shin+splints&aqs=chrome..69i57.3111j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 ...Read more

Calf Pain (Definition)

Means a pain in the calf. This can be from muscle strain, a clot in a vein, a torn tendon, infection or a host of several other problems, including referred pain from someplace higher up, like the lower back. The best starting place for calf pain is your primary medical doctor, who can then make an appropriate referral depending on what he or she ...Read more


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I am in excruciating pain in hip morning also down whole leg with foot tingling. at night severe pain can't sl. walking unbearable?

I am in excruciating pain in hip morning also down whole leg with foot tingling. at night severe pain can't sl. walking unbearable?

Back issues: Your symptoms are similar to someone with back issues. Most likely sciatica. You should see a neurologist or orthopedist for follow up studies such as an MRI ...Read more

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Can shallow breathing at night cause leg and foot cramps at night?

Can shallow breathing at night cause leg and foot cramps at night?

Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea, which is shallow breathing, alternating with awakening and gasping for air, can be associated with conditions such as restless leg syndrome. People with sleep apnea often have risk factors for diseases of the arteries, like peripheral arterial disease. Either way, you should have a thorough history and physical examination, by your doctor, to get you started on treatment. ...Read more

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Very painful leg muscle contractions at night. Rls?

Very painful leg muscle contractions at night. Rls?

Probably not: Rls is described as an irresistible urge to move the legs which is often accompanied by unusual or unpleasant sensations in the legs that may be described as creeping, tugging, or pulling. What you are describing sounds more like nocturnal leg cramps which is commonly associated with varicose veins. ...Read more

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Calf pain waking up at night can't move legs and get rid of cramp?

Calf pain waking up at night can't move legs and get rid of cramp?

Circulation issue: Sounds like a problem with your circulation. When you stand up or walk, gravity assists in bringing blood through your legs and feet. When you sleep in bed, gravity isn't able to bring more blood to your feet which causes, amongst other things, muscle cramps. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Why is sciatic pain worse at night?

Why is sciatic pain worse at night?

When you lie down: on your spine, the nerve compression would worsen in that dependent position likely due to increased pressure and inflammation where the compression occurs. Usually nerve root compression occurs in the lower back (lumbar) and lying supine or on the side of the compression will worsen the symptoms. Standing up and leaning forward usually relieve symptoms for that reason. ...Read more

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Left hip pain at night and after sitting down after work. Pain in hip and shoots down leg at times. Worse at night in bed. No injury as far as I know.

Left hip pain: May be scaitica. Sitting is stress on spine. Consider ergonomic chair with lumbar support. At work change position ( i.e. get up for a moment every 45 minutes to an hour) to shake out, Consider a trial of NSAIDS ( motrin/alelve ) and muscle relaxant( if not allergic). Rarely may also be related to ovaries/ colon, retroperitoneal issue so may consider ultrasound or CT abdomen. f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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Burning behind the knee at night?

Burning behind the knee at night?

Arthritis/Baker cyst: Multiple causes of posterior (back of) knee pain exist but the most likely causes in a 60+ year old are degenerative diseases: osteoarthritis, baker cyst, and/or 'degenerating cartilage and ligaments' . An xray or MRI may distinguish the causes. Also other possible diagnoses are gout and rheumatioid arthritis (which can be confirmed on simple labs). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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What could cause throbbing knee pain at rest or when you lay down at night?

What could cause throbbing knee pain at rest or when you lay down at night?

Early arthritis?: Especially if u wake with some minor ssx which clears with activity. This is due 2 any inflammation which causes fluid buildup @ nite. ? Does ur orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist say? ...Read more

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Sharp pain in chest with shoulder/back/neck pain. Dull ache constantly/sharp at times for 3 days. Worse at night. ?

Musculoskeletal: Your description is of musculoskeletal pain - myofascial syndrome, costochondritis, muscular strain, stretch, or pull. Simple analgesics like Ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) rest, heat, massage, and time should help you feel better. If not, you'll have to see your doctor for more advanced therapy. ...Read more

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Abdominal burning and pain - can't sleep at night?

Several things: Where is the pain? In the center? To the right? Does it go anywhere else? It could be as simple as irritation oh your stomach lining or reflux or even gall bladder disease or stones. If it has persisted for any length of time i would see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes leg cramps at night in men?

What causes leg cramps at night in men?

Many: Not limited to men! usually fatigue. Could be due to medications taken. Diuretics exacerbate this by causiing low potassium, magnesium and perhaps low calcium. Poor hydration contributes to this. If one has poor circulation to the lower extremities (pvd), leg crams can occur. Sometimes we just don't know why they cramp. You may be helped by some meds. See your pcp and discuss. ...Read more

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Legs tingle in bed at night.

Legs tingle in bed at night.

Have exam done: It could be from the spine as you do change the position of the spine when you lay down. The other is blood flow problem. Most people complain of pain but others can complain of numbness or tingling. Have it examined and be treated the right way. ...Read more

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Pain from knee down... On my feet for 9 hrs. Walking, bending and squatting.... When i'm at rest tends to hurt at its worst. Shin and calf aches-pain?

Pain from knee down... On my feet for 9 hrs. Walking, bending and squatting.... When i'm at rest tends to hurt at its worst.  Shin and calf aches-pain?

Orthotics & Exercise: Sometimes orthotics and cushioned shoes may help-including soft mats on the surfaces you stand on.Try to keep moving when standing. Ease into & out of your rest periods. Stretch your shins and calves during these periods if you are obese-this will contribute and so losing weight would be appropriate. Orthotics. ...Read more

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Leg legnth difference. Pain in both hips when laying down or sitting. Also back.Taking motrin. Hip bursitis? Couldn't sleep last night. Pain all day

May be acquired: instead of congenital. See your ortho for good evaluation to understand why this happened. The hemipelvis can rotate from trauma or some type of exercise and cause limb length discrepancy. Physiotherapy may be very helpful ...Read more

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Knee pain behind the knee-not walking most sitting and in bed at night...?

Knee pain behind the knee-not walking most sitting and in bed at night...?

A few thoughts: You have to consider what is behind the knee. There are blood vessels, tendons, muscles, knee joint. You have to consider each of these. When you are evaluated these will be looked at to try to clarify your symptoms. ...Read more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more