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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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