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I have an aching leg that occurred after sleeping but it's been two days. What can this be and what can I take for the pain?

I have an aching leg that occurred after sleeping but it's been two days. What can this be and what can I take for the pain?

If: The pain is in the calf, must have ultrasound to r/o blood clot. If pain in groin, could be osteoarthritis, on the side of the hip, could be trochanteric bursitis. Down buttocks into leg; sciatica, if in the knee; osteoarthritis. Once they evaluate you, they then can choose was best for you regarding pain. Good luck!

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What can I do if my legs ache/tingle while I sleep?

What can I do if my legs ache/tingle while I sleep?

See a physician....: Restless legs syndrome is often accompanied by tingling and aching of the legs in the evening around bedtime. There is also an association of this syndrome with periodic limb movement disorder that is characterized with repetitive limb movement during sleep. Depending on your symptoms, a sleep study may be recommended.

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I have put on 2st in weight because I have stopped smoking am 5ft and I weigh 9st my feet ache my legs ache u can't sleep with the pain in my legs?

I have put on 2st in weight because I have stopped smoking am 5ft and I weigh 9st my feet ache my legs ache u can't sleep with the pain in my legs?

Diet;Exercise: It is not unusual to gain weight after you stop smoking.You need to consult a nutritionist to start low calorie diet, including vegetables, salad, low in carbs especially simple sugars, stop sodas;juices, inclde whole grains etc. And get into an exercise program at least times a week the key is proper diet and exercise. Go slow with exercise and get checked by your doctor about leg pain before exercise.

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Lisinopril, bystolic, (nebivolol) metformin. Pancreatitis 6 days hospital now just Norvasc. Can't sleep, legs ache, Cold, feel anxious. Other recommendations?

Lisinopril, bystolic, (nebivolol) metformin. Pancreatitis 6 days hospital now just Norvasc. Can't sleep, legs ache, Cold, feel anxious. Other recommendations?

Ans: Well the first thing you need to be sure you are doing is hydrating. Drink lots of wTer. This will stimulate your metabolism and you will feel better. Now you have hypertension and diabetes. So be sure ghese are monitored you do not want the blood pressure to be to lie or the blood sugar to go to high

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Been having sudden dizzy spells. More nervous about things now. Brain fog, memory problems, legs ache, problems sleeping, and fatigue are most symptom?

Been having sudden dizzy spells. More nervous about things now. Brain fog, memory problems, legs ache, problems sleeping, and fatigue are most symptom?

See a neurologist: For the evaluation, imaging and management. It is important to see doctor neurologist so they can conduct further investigations of your alarming condition.

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Why do my legs ache during menstration?

Why do my legs ache during menstration?

Normal: This is among the plethora of potential menstrual symptoms.

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I have a bad cold and my legs ache why?

I have a bad cold and my legs ache why?

Myositis: A "cold" is a viral systemic infection and causes symptoms throughout the entire body. You may have myositis or inflammation in the muscles causing your synptoms. If this persists, consult with your family physician.

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The statin drugs make my legs ache...Why?

The statin drugs make my legs ache...Why?

It's probably geneti: Aching muscles occur in less than 10% of patients on statin drugs. This usually resolves after discontinuation of the drug. Some statins may be more likely than others to cause muscle symptoms. Long term muscle damage is rare. Patients with abnormal kidney function and the elderly may be more susceptible. A change of drug to intermittent use may improve symptoms. Talk to your prescribing md.

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Why do I have body aches and severe leg pain during my period?

Why do I have body aches and severe leg pain during my period?

Consult with PCP or: A ob/gyn doc for the correct answer, as they could have it investigated to come to a dx.

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Why do my legs ache so much after I drink a little bit of wine?

Why do my legs ache so much after I drink a little bit of wine?

Lactic acid: There are two main reasons why legs ache after too much of alcohol. One, alcohol intake increases the content of Lactic Acid in your body. Excessive build up of Lactic Acid in your body can lead to cramps or pain in your muscles. Two, alcohol leads to dehydration. Your body ends up falling short on electrolytes, and you tend to experience muscle pain or cramps. Www. Buzzle. Com/articles/legs-ache-af.

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I have type 2diabetes. Why do I get aching legs in the morning after sleeping?

I have type 2diabetes. Why do I get aching legs in the morning after sleeping?

Could be many things: There are many things this could be. You should discuss with your primary care physician. It is possible that this is something called periodic limb movement disorder which is a correlate to restless legs syndrome but can occur without RLS which is an irresistible urge to move the legs while awake. However, you might have poor circulation or neuropathy associated with your diabetes.

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Why do my legs ache a lot of the time when sitting or standing for long periods?

Cardiologist: The lower leg is considered the 2nd heart of the body due to the valves in the blood vessels. Without proper blood flow pain can result in the leg and feet. Go to your cardiologist doctor and have them check you lower leg blood flow and valves.

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Why do I always feel so tired and worn even after 7 hours of sleep? My legs constantly ache

Why do I always feel so tired and worn even after 7 hours of sleep? My legs constantly ache

Sleep disorder: You may be suffering from a sleep disorder. You could have sleep apnea, restless legs or periodic limb movement disorder. If the amount of sleep that you are getting is only seven hours, even on a good night, another more likely cause is sleep deprivation. Bottom line, you are not getting enough sleep or the quality of your sleep is not that great. See your PCP or even a consult with a sleep dr

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Lower back has been hurting all day. Now my legs ache and I have the chills. What is going on?

Lower back has been hurting all day. Now my legs ache and I have the chills. What is going on?

Get help soon: Get help soon! The symptoms may be signs of a urinary tract infection or less likely, infection and your spinal column. White blood cell count with differential, urinalysis, and vital signs would be the absolute minimum. ..

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Horrible pains in both legs only at the front, it's like a deep ache that keeps me from sleeping?

Pain: If your pain is that bad ("horrible"), you should see your Physician soon. Causes can range from serious such as blood clots & arterial blockages to simple muscle strain. Again you should see your Dr soon. In the meantime warm compresses, gentle massages, stretching exercises may help.

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Worried. 12yr son bad leg pain he cries he sleeps non stop sleep has increased over 2 months to excessive. Is pale. Doc apt soon. What could be?

Worried. 12yr son bad leg pain he cries he sleeps non stop sleep has increased over 2 months to excessive. Is pale. Doc apt soon. What could be?

Need to be evaluated: He needs urgent evaluation with Xrays and laboratory testing to make a diagnosis. I would not delay seeking treatment for him.

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I have a 7yr old daughter. Is it normal for children to have leg pain, it has woken her up from sleeping? Would it be considered "growing pains"?

It could be: But make sure to bring it up to your child's pediatrician. If there is any limping, fevers, chills, not wanting to put weight on one leg, swelling, redness, pain when a specific area of leg is touched, you should take it more seriously, and go see your child's doctor, .

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What could my leg pain be? The pain is a dull ache that is at my shin but it also appears in random spots aswell I haven't injured it or sat for long?

Many consideration: Most likely muscle but if bilateral consider bone, join, muscle, compartment syndrome on one side at you age may be one sideded vascular or bone. You will need to ask your physician to clarify

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