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I have a lot of pain on my calves especially at night, which even wakes me up from my sleep, please advise what to do?

I have a lot of pain on my calves especially at night, which even wakes me up from my sleep, please advise what to do?

Things to consider: Are you on any medication like a statin? If so inform your doctor. Were you recently doing any physical activity? Potassium or magnesium levels could be off. Dehydration could be a factor. One must be concerned with a DVT when calf pain is involved but if you have the condition bilaterally, i would think the odds are pretty low of having this on both sides. Nerve compressions are a possibility. ...Read more

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For 3 weeks I have awakened several times at night with painful, twisted feet and pain in calves, almost excruciating.

Charlie horse!: Hi. Those episodes are involuntary muscle contractions. You can see your doctor to makes sure you don't have any electrolyte problems. If not, quinine sulfate can be very helpful. ...Read more

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My ankles and calves are aching at night. It came on a bit suddenly. What could cause that?

My ankles and calves are aching at night. It came on a bit suddenly. What could cause that?

Need more info: most commonly this is the musculoskeletal pain from the build-up of tension from prolonged standing and walking, if aching feeling is relieved by leg movement consider restless leg syndrome, if aching is not better with movement may be a peripheral neuropathy, in which case you need to see a neurologist and get emg/ncs if warranted by more detailed history ...Read more

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I couldn't use my legs to get out of bed last night?

I couldn't use my legs to get out of bed last night?

See doctor: You need to see your doctor right away and if that is not possible you may need to go to the emergency department for an evaluation. Not being able to use your legs may mean that there is a problem with your spinal cord. Please be see as soon as possible. ...Read more

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At night my legs feel tense and like they need to be stretched ? What could this be.

At night my legs feel tense and like they need to be stretched ? What could this be.

?Restless leg : Syndrome. Please consult the site given below for information on this subject. If the sensation has lasted more than 2-3 weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001810/. ...Read more