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Pain In 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
Lower back pain with pain and pins & neddles in legs and feet at night closer to morning. Pinched nerve? Laying in bed to long?
Leg neuralgia: Not all pins and neesles in the legs are due to pinched nerves in the back, especially when symmetrical (both legs). Your descriptive sounds more like a peripheral neuropathy, due to damage to or inflammation of nerves. Need to look for diabetes, low thyroid or nerve disorders. Your doctor will recommend you have nerve conduction studies (NCS) by neurology and probably a CT of the lumbar spine. ...Read more
What would cause this foot/leg pain ? One night i was laying down and i got a cramp so bad in between my 2nd and 3rd toe i couldnt even move my toe to its normal position , it was stuck in a downward position i streched it for a minute and the cramp went
I have severe leg pain particularly at night.. From the hip to the foot sometimes experience pins and needles numbness. Limping muscle spasms . ?
I would recommend: Emg/NCV testing by neurologist....Get a more detailed answer ›
I get spider vains (lots)always have, poor circulationas well, dr says I'm young and not worried, can cold flooring cause pain in legs and feet?
Type 1 diabetic having really bad pain in legs and feet for about 5 weeks now. Getting worse to where I can't stand. Should I go to ER?
Pain in legs/feet: If your sugars are not well controlled ie Hgb greater than 7. Then your pain is probably Diabetic neuropathy If you have a bad back it is probably related to disc problems If you have both problems then it would be a combination of the above two. If you have poor circulation then it can be an indication of increased circulation problems ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have peripheral neuropathy, and is it normal to reall ysuffer server pain in legs and feet, when i walk its like i' walking on coals?
Pain is not normal: Polyneuropathy can be a result of many diseases/conditions, such as anemia, diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid issues, among many others. Sometimes no specific cause is identifiable, and is known as idiopathic neuropathy. See your doctor for medical treatment options ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a histamine intolerance, does gabapentin release histamine? I have a herniated neck surgery and nerve pain in legs and feet, thanks
Arch support: Many types of foot and leg pain are caused by lack of arch support. The mechanics of the foot are very complicated and if there are even small variations it can cause a lot of pain. Wearing an arch support in your shoe that is the right fit for your foot type can help a lot. I recommend you see a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Shoes, orthotics.: There are many different causes of foot and leg pain, but supportive shoes and orthotics are a good start toward relief. Make sure your shoe has a solid back that holds your heel, and a firm sole (you should not be able to "wring" the shoe, or bend it in half). Use inserts (like custom orthotics) to support your arch and midfoot. ...Read more
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have leg pain and foot pain on the left but not on the right. Is that strange to be only on one side?
It is common for diabetic leg pain to be as high as the thigh area or it is mainly isolated to the feet?
Diabetic neuropathy: Most commonly it is in a "stocking" distribution, feet ankles. However it can go much higher. You should talk to your doctor about this. If this is diabetic neuropathy, good glycemic control and medications are important. Other types of neuropathy can involve motor and sensory nerves. However, other possibilities include nerve root/disk disease, or other neurologic problems. ...Read more
Woman in my 30's getting pain in the top of my feet after sitting for at least 20 min. Not when walking or light aerobics. No back or leg pain. ?
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