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Doctor insights on: How To Stop Severe Leg Crapping At Night

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When I start jogging, after 7 days of continuation I have to go through with severe pain in my legs then eventually I have to stop jogging.

When I start jogging, after 7 days of continuation I have to go through with severe pain in my legs then eventually I have to stop jogging.

Alter the distance: You may find that altering the distance every other day may be effective.
If this is not the answer, then see your DR. ...Read more

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My husband, 65, gets severe leg and ankle cramps to where he cannot sleep. Is there anything he can do to stop them?

My husband, 65, gets severe leg and ankle cramps to where he cannot sleep. Is there anything he can do to stop them?

Depends on why: There are many reasons that a person can get muscle cramps including medications and underlying medical conditions. Also the sensation of a cramp may represent a different symptoms/disorder. A complete examination/history and possibly studies needs to be done if this persists. ...Read more

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2 years ago I got severely overheated at work with major leg cramps, now I get cramps in my left leg all the time, why is this, how can I stop rhis?

2 years ago I got severely overheated at work with major leg cramps, now I get cramps in my left leg all the time, why is this, how can I stop rhis?

First off: You may want to have your circulation checked. It could also be a neurological issue or a vitamin deficiency.
I would also look at any education you are taking....And make sure electrolytes are where they should be. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 54 and have periods now. On /off. Sometimes stop for 3/4 months. Then back again. I have severe stomach/back/side pain. Also pain in my legs?

Hello, I am 54 and have periods now. On /off. Sometimes stop for 3/4 months. Then back again. I have severe stomach/back/side pain. Also pain in my legs?

See a doctor: You should see a gynecologist, these symptoms should be worked up. Usually the evaluation would include a pelvic exam, ultrasound of ovaries and uterus and endometrial biopsy. It is important to rule out endometrial cancer or an ovarian tumor. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing severe joint pain in my shoulders and arms. Sometimes in my legs. This pain stops me from sleeping. I thought it was the bed?

I'm experiencing severe joint pain in my shoulders and arms. Sometimes in my legs. This pain stops me from sleeping. I thought it was the bed?

See a Doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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I've had hard cast for 4 week for severely sprained ankle still hurts, when it comes off fri. Will I be able to put weight on. How long for pain stop?

I've had hard cast for 4 week for severely sprained ankle still hurts, when it comes off fri. Will I be able to put weight on. How long for pain stop?

You should be ok: You'll probably get a walking splint & be scheduled for intensive physical therapy. Let your doc know about your pain, & do keep your therapy appointments. Your sprain should be healing well. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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3 days ago I fractured the distal tip of the fibula. I'm having very severe heel pain with ankle pain. Normal? Heel pain is 10/10 and non stop almost

3 days ago I fractured the distal tip of the fibula. I'm having very severe heel pain with ankle pain. Normal? Heel pain is 10/10 and non stop almost

Severe heel pain: Severe heel pain is not typical with ankle fractures unless you also have injured your heel. Go back for another dr to evaluate you as u probably have a fracture in your hind foot ...Read more

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What can I do for severe leg pain at night?

What can I do for severe leg pain at night?

Depends: Depends on whether you lack potassium, calcium or overuse of some muscles that are not use before. You need to see doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate severe leg pain that lasts all day and all night?

How can I alleviate severe leg pain that lasts all day and all night?

Ortho Evaluation now: Leg pain that is 24/7 requires a thorough evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon. Stress injury of the tibia, or stress fracture can cause leg pain. Soft tissue issues such as a vascular injury, blood clot, or muscle/tendon injury can also cause leg pain. X-rays, and even an MRI may help figure out the cause of your pain if not obvious upon initial examination and hearing your story. ...Read more

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I have severe leg pain which always active during the night time so please tell me how to cure this?

Leg pain: Does the pain ease with leg down? Which may related with arterial circulation problem. Then arterial doppler (u/s) study of leg arteries.
If no difference of pain with leg down as sitting or standing, then it may coming from muscle or nerves which needs to see probably orthopedic surgeon or pain doctor. ...Read more

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How to stop my leg weep in evening its fine in the morning and at night it scabs over?

How to stop my leg weep in evening its fine in the morning and at night it scabs over?

See Phlebologist: Leg weep is due to fluid leaking into the subcutaneous tissue. Causes include prolonged sitting/standing, obesity, venous insufficiency, heart problems, kidney problems. Seek help by going to www. Phlebology. Org and put in your zip code to find a phlebologist in your area who can help to find relief. ...Read more

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Can turmeric stops legs hurting at night?

Can turmeric stops legs hurting at night?

Turmeric: First please find out the cause of your leg pain by seeing your doctor. After that, turmeric may be helpful. It is a good natural anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Why do I always get riddled with mosquito bites? Like 20+ on just one leg in 4 hours of the night, why am I always getting bitten? How can I stop it?

Why do I always get riddled with mosquito bites? Like 20+ on just one leg in 4 hours of the night, why am I always getting bitten? How can I stop it?

Bites no more: Use an insecticide spray such as "off"
the repellant should be applied at night and especially applied to the arms and legs. ...Read more

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Hi to all respected doctors! :-) my question is, what is the cause of leg pain. I have a severe leg pain. It will occur daily in night! Please help me!

Probably your spine: The commonest cause of leg pain results from nerve injury in your low back. It sends pain through your buttock into your leg. You have to be checked out, however. There are also many local leg conditions that cause pain. ...Read more

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What causes my legs to be restless I can't sleep at night because of it how can I stop it?

Restless Leg Syndrom: It is usually noticed in older women, but can occur at any age and in men too. Younger folk usually find it runs in the family. Iron deficiency appears to be a factor. There are things you can do that might help and if not enough, there are rx possibilities. Here's a link: http://www. Medscape. Org/viewarticle/505085
wikipedia has a nice big article too. Best of luck with relief. ...Read more

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I have severe leg pain at night that wakes me sometimes... Not a cramp like achey pain. What causes this?

Get evaluated: Common causes of let pain are muscle spasms, low iron, low calcium or magnesium. As a female, if, your menstruation is heavy, thus may be a problem. Your doc should be able to, draw some labs, and examine you for other causes as well. Then proper treatment can start! ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain in the legs and feet at night?

What causes severe joint pain in the legs and feet at night?

Many things: Arthritis. If you are a smoker, diabetic, have high cholesterol you may want to talk to your doctor about getting your circulation checked. Sometimes other issues such as with the thyroid or nerve related issues from the spine (herniated discs, sciatica) can cause these to develop.

If the leg pain is worse in bed (with cramps) or with prolonged walking, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered from severe leg pain in both legs at night?

Has anyone suffered from severe leg pain in both legs at night?

Restless leg syndrom: Do you have obstructive sleep apnea? Rls goes along w/ osa. See a sleep specialist, either a neurologist or pulmonary md. ...Read more

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What to do if I get horrible leg cramps in one leg at night how can I stop it?

What to do if I get horrible leg cramps in one leg at night how can I stop it?

Sugar: Sugar usage can do this. I am a aware of a person that will get bad leg cramps at night if they have any sugar containing foods after 4:00 pm that day. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what can cause severe leg pain in both legs especially at night?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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When I'm lying in bed at night I get violent leg twitches and spasms. Then they're really uncomfortable. How do I get them to stop?

Stretch: Before bed do muscle stretching. No eating before bedtime. If that does not help get some labs (electrolytes, kidney function) done at the doctors office. If that does not lead to a solution consider a sleep study or a neurology consult. ...Read more

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I am suffering from itching in my legs, mainly at night time and is so severe most days I cause my legs to bleed from itching. What is the cause?

I am suffering from itching in my legs, mainly at night time and is so severe most days I cause my legs to bleed from itching. What is the cause?

Excessively: Dry skin during the winter months is a very common cause of nocturnal pruritis. If you haven't yet done so would use a very good moisturizing body lotion at least twice daily for a few days. In the interim otc Diphenhydramine can help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have severe bilateral lower leg pain, it happens every night and feels very similar to growing pains. I'm 21, can I still be having growing pains?

I have severe bilateral lower leg pain, it happens every night and feels very similar to growing pains. I'm 21, can I still be having growing pains?

Not likely: I would encourage you to have an exam and appropriate radiologic studies. It would be highly unlikely that someone in their 20s would experience "growing pains"; in part because the vast majority of 20 year olds have completed their growth. Thank you for your question. ...Read more