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Pain In Legs While Sleeping
NEED TO KNOW MORE: Where is the pain, what does it feel like, sharp dull spasm, cold or hot leg, front or back, below the knee or above? ...Read more
Tonic water: If it is cramps try a glass of tonic water daily. You can also use Bengay or myoflex (no smell) prior to going to bed. If ok with your doctor and other health concerns a daily aspirin can also help. Good luck ...Read more
I have a spiking leg pain while sleeping. The pain is in leg joints, thigh, calves- feels better on stretching. Happens only during sleep. Help?
Probably neither.: Classic claudication happens when we walk a certain distance. It is usually reproducible. For example, pain in the calf that begins after walking two blocks. There is such a thing as rest pain that occurs with severe arterial disease but the pain would be even worse when walking. Trapped nerve seems much less likely than a muscle cramp. It would require a detailed history and physical to be sure. ...Read more
Depends: The location of the pain (joint or between joints), whether it feels better to move it or not, whether the pain radiates or spreads to other areas, and what makes it better or worse are all questions your doctor will ask to try to determine the likely cause of your pain. See your doctor if it continues or worsens over a few days. ...Read more
My 3yo son has been complaining of leg pain, primarily at night. It wakes him up from a deep sleep. Can it be getting pains?
LEG PAINS: It can be growing pains if everything is ok. ...Read more
Sister (23) was sleeping woke up almost paralyzed leg for 30 minutes. 2nd day still has lingering mild leg pain. No previous injury. Getting better.
Paralysed leg: It is important to take your sister to a neurologist to rule out m.S. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: It is possible that you have pinched a nerve or have a bulging disk in your spine that is pushing on a nerve. If it is in you buttock it could be your sciatic nerve. If it is in the front I your leg it could be the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. That is related to a syndrome called meralgia parasthetica. ...Read more
I have not been able to sleep for a few days because of leg pain. What can I do to cure leg pain?
Leg pain: Visit your doctor for workup to find cause of discomfort & treat that. ...Read more
What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?
Need more Info!: Or preferably see your pcp for it. ...Read more
Lot of days lately I have leg pain when I come to bed even if I was ok before, I have to get up to feel better or I will take more than hour to sleep?
Restless Legs: You might have Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), a neurological disorder in which you feel an uncomfortable sensation in your legs (such as throbbing, pulling or creeping sensations) that is associated with an uncontrollable urge to move them. When you move your legs, the urge to move is relieved partially or completel http://cle. Clinic/2o9VMKB ...Read more
9 month baby moves her legs a lot specially when trying to sleep with me and she is like she wants to be too close or she has leg pain. Is it ok?
Kids move: For one thing, get baby out of your bed. We loose kids every year to suffocation during co-sleeping. It is not common but you would hate yourself forever if it happens. Babies also move in their sleep, alerting partially after the first 3 hrs and about every 45min/1hr thereafter. If you want better sleep, wean her to a crib. ...Read more
If I woke-up this morning with leg pain, should I be concerned? It feels as if I may have pulled a muscle, but could I actually do that in my sleep?
You haven't said anything about your age, gender, medical history, or overall state of health, so it's a little tough for me to narrow things down, but there are some things that would explain this.
Given the snowfall in seattle over the past few days, have you maybe been doing some shoveling of snow or maybe some skiing or other vigorous physical activity? Could you have slipped while walking on the ice? Overuse of muscles or trauma might cause pain that wakes you up. A muscle cramp might also cause this type of localized pain.
If you have a history of vascular disease, or are at risk for it (older age group, high cholesterol, smoker or diabetic) then this could represent a blocked blood vessel. Do you have ongoing pain? Numbness? Are your symptoms increased with exercise? If so, then you should be evaluated for compromised blood flow. ...Read more
I have been having constant leg pain. My calf, my thigh, and my lower back. At night it's the worst and I can't sleep. Any ideas as to what I can do?
2 problems: Sometimes back pain can radiate down your legs and cause both sites to hurt or you could have a back problem and treatable vein disease in your legs. Make appointment with doctor for your back and vein specialist for ultrasound of your veins. Www. Phlebology. Org to find doc in your area. In the meantime, wear medical compression stockings in the day to help prevent or diminish leg pain & local ice. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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, . ...Read more
I have severe leg pain in my left leg. Its in my thigh area. It feels like cramping and sharp like pain. It keeps me from walking and sleeping.
Hard to say: There are many potential causes. Sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back, is one of the more common causes. Arthritic conditions can cause leg pain as can vascular problems. A detailed history and exam can often determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Varying leg pain, upper legs, often right leg. 17 years old, often shake my legs to relieve. Sleep with pillow between legs. Any idea? Thanks
I have L5-S1 para central disc protrusion 6.1 mm. My leg pain gets worse in winters or sleeping in A.C! Why does it happen. How may I avoid it?
I am having leg pain. During the day its not much bt at night it pains though it doesnot disturb my sleep. Especially pain in my knee. No fever. Normal bp?
Instability or stres: Instability or stress fractures or osteoid osteoma. Needs orthopedic evaluation. ...Read more
Leg pain cause? It always starts while im lying down/sleeping, walking gives relief. No swelling/redness/heat. Pain moves around, occurs in both legs.
Variable: Claudication, clot maybe...Best to be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
My anxiety makes me have issues sleeping, lower chest pain, leg pain/warmth/shakiness, and arm pains. Is all of this normal and is it safe to work out?
Many symptoms: First u need to see u p CP for evaluation and work up, if no physical finding than yes. ...Read more
Feeling fatigue sleepy although sleeping 7-8hours a day. Cant drive car. Short of breath some time. Loose of appitate. Leg pain. What happing to me?!
Left arm pain above the elbow, and right leg pain, knee area, then spreads to hip all the way down, mostly at night for both while trying to sleep, ?
See a doctor: Then see your doctor and have the issues evaluated. ...Read more
I am 17 years old girl, suffering from fever, headache, also pain in legs, arms and back some pain in whole body since 5 months, sleep become very short?
Severe leg pain r/l back sleeping helps some. Mri some bulging EEG no pinched nerves. Lipitor (atorvastatin) cymbalta presc. D what to suggest to dr. No injuries?
5 yo son has pdd-nos, adhd, sleep issues are bad c/o leg pain & foot pain couple x a wk x 1-2mos. Growing? Rls?
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