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At night sometimes I get a pain in my thigh that feel like a bee sting when I'm sleep then it's leave? What causes that?

At night sometimes I get a pain in my thigh that feel like a bee sting when I'm sleep then it's leave? What causes that?

Think about this: If it's on the lateral upper thigh, think about a condition called meralgia paresthetica. This is a mild neuropathy caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. It could cause symptoms like this on the thigh. It is often relieved by avoiding tight belts or losing weight etc.

Where is the feeling, and how long does it last? ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?

My daughter was stung (guessing in her sleep) found and removed a small stinger (clear with reddish tip) from her jaw. There is a hard lump under skin?

Try...: Wash the area that was stung with soap and warm water, and use cold compresses to ease the pain and swelling. Keep an eye on your daughter to make sure she doesn't get an allergic reaction, otherwise it will just take some time to heal :]. ...Read more

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Sweeting during sleep?

Sweeting during sleep?

Cool body: Our bodies need to cool when we sleep and sweating is oneway for it to do so. You might try fewer blankets or sleeping in a cooler room to avoid the sweating. ...Read more

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Night fall during sleep?

Night fall during sleep?

It's normal: You are a young man in the prime of your sexuality. Unless you voluntarily have ejaculations with a partner or by yourself often, you are going to have nocturnal emissions. They're natural, normal, good for you, and if anybody has told you otherwise, they had either been deceived or were deceiving you for some dark purpose. Talk with a man you trust -- maybe even dad or your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do I moan in my sleep?

Why do I moan in my sleep?

Trying to talk: Some people talk in their sleep, and some moan. You may be trying to talk but can't form the words while unconscious. It may happen more when you are under stress because you are sleeping lighter. ...Read more

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Why do I drool in my sleep?

Why do I drool in my sleep?

Relaxation & gravity: When you sleep, your muscles relax, including the ones around your mouth, causing your mouth to fall open, and causing saliva to run out of the side of your mouth if you're laying on your side. It's also more likely to happen if you're a natural mouth-breather, have allergies, or sinus problems. Sleep apnea can play a part if present as well ...Read more

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Why people drool during sleep?

Why people drool during sleep?

Oromotor dysfunction: Drooling is usually caused by lack of oral control to hold oral secretions in the mouth, commonly seen in people with hypotonia, lack of muscle control. It can occur during sleep due to relaxation of oral muscles and saliva drools out of the mouth. ...Read more

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Y do my body jerk in my sleep?

Y do my body jerk in my sleep?

R/O RLS: RLS = RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME. PSG or sleep study give far mor detail for insomnia and sleep disorders /Parasomnia./RLS. If a Seizure disorder is suspected an EEG Is ordered to evaluate a seizure focus. In your situation the PSG or sleep study is appropriate for initial evaluation and a Neurology consult. ...Read more

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Can I die in my sleep? I'm 41 years old

Can I die in my sleep? I'm 41 years old

The answer is...: The answer to this type of hypothetical question is always: Yes. That is because there is no age in which a person cannot die in her sleep. From birth until age 100 years or more, a person can die; and her death can be during her sleep. The real question is "how likely" is a person to die in her sleep under the current circumstances. Even then, the answer (if an answer is possible) is a guess. ...Read more

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How come I move around in my sleep a lot?

How come I move around in my sleep a lot?

The only way to: Accurately answer your question would be with a sleep study (polysomnogram). It would show what your brain is doing at the times that you are moving. ...Read more

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I feel suffocated in my sleep. Help needed?

I feel suffocated in my sleep. Help needed?

Sleep apnes: You may have obstructive sleep apnea. This often associated with enlarged tonsils and adenoids and snoring. Consult an ENT and also request a sleep study to confrm it. ...Read more

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How come I move around in my bed during sleep?

How come I move around in my bed during sleep?

Normal: We all do this. When we are sleeping, we go through a number of different phases, some with little movement and some with a fair amount of movement. Taken to an extreme, this can interfere with sleep, but in general it is normal. ...Read more

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How can I stop moaning and groaning in my sleep?

How can I stop moaning and groaning in my sleep?

Vague: Hard to empirically figure out without a thorough history and an exam. I would recommend a sleep study which would be monitored and could evaluate hopefully what is going on. ...Read more

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I seem to kick in my sleep, what could cause this?

Restless leg syndrom: There is a condition called restless leg syndrome. I would suggest seeing a sleep specialist to have an evaluation. ...Read more

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I moan and groan in my sleep. Can anyone tell me why.

I moan and groan in my sleep. Can anyone tell me why.

Sleep Moaning: Talking, moaning, and groaning in your sleep by itself is generally harmless. However, people with rem sleep behavior disorder often groan, shout, yell, and act out their dreams. Talking or making noises during sleep can also be caused by certain medications, emotional stress, and mental health disorders. ...Read more

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I do not want to wake up tomorrow, how do I die in my sleep?

I do not want to wake up tomorrow, how do I die in my sleep?

I am sorry that you: Are suffering. We can not help you take your own life. Please consider getting help. Once you accept help there is a good chance for hope to return. If you are having imminent if you are having thoughts about taking your life, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I beat my boyfriend up in my sleep?

Should I be concerned if I beat my boyfriend up in my sleep?

Your sleep partner: When you think about your sleep environment remember the person you share your bed with. Per Psychosomatic Medicine, there is a connection between sleep quality & couple's interactions--men have better interactions with their wives the day after a good night of shared sleep; women sleep better if they have less conflict with their husband during the day. ...Read more

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What to do if I get bit in my sleep and I wake up with knots?

What to do if I get bit in my sleep and I wake up with knots?

It depends.: If you awaken with a bitten tongue or have chewed the inside of your cheek, this could be a sign that you had a convulsion (seizure) during the night. If by "knots" you mean muscle soreness or cramps this would raise the suspicion of a seizure.
Or it could just be a sign of teeth-grinding (bruxism). ...Read more

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How can I stop accidentally hurting my girlfriend in my sleep?

How can I stop accidentally hurting my girlfriend in my sleep?

Sleep study: You may have a rem sleep disorder. You should not be able to move during your dreams. ...Read more

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Why do I drool in my sleep? Did it when I was little and now again.

Why do I drool in my sleep? Did it when I was little and now again.

Breathe through nose: Try breathing through your nose. Many people drool when they sleep because they're breathing through their mouths. If your nose gets stuffy, perhaps you are suffering from air-borne allergies or food sensitivities, causing a mild inflammatory response and therefore stuffiness. If you can breathe through your nose and keep your mouth closed, your saliva will stay in your mouth--and you won't snore! ...Read more

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What work best to treat people who always wet the bed during sleep?

What work best to treat people who always wet the bed during sleep?

Bedwetting: It is imperative to discuss the causes of bedwetting. As studies have shown, bedwetting is closely related to constipation. Managing that can stop bedwetting. Testing for the 2 types of diabetes is mandatory. Diabetes mellitus (also called sugar diabetes) can be type I or type ii. Diabetes insipidus is due to a lack of anti-diuretic hormone. Consult your doctor for the proper management. ...Read more

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Severe right scoulder pain at night during sleep. What can I do to stop this?

Severe right scoulder pain at night during sleep. What can I do to stop this?

Not enough info: To answer your question. The pain could have many causes, you need to see your physician for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What is advisable safe distance between handphone and baby during sleep at night?

What is advisable safe distance between handphone and baby during sleep at night?

No good data: But for now I would avoid cell phones near kids brains. Advise using speaker phone when they are using cell phones especially if they do it often. ...Read more

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I have a question for you. Why don't We percieve time when we sleep? Could We say that consciousness is out of "time" during sleep?

I have a question for you. Why don't We percieve time when we sleep? Could We say that consciousness is out of "time" during sleep?

??: We perceive the passage of time through our senses. Since sensory perception is attenuated during sleep, we don't "sense" the passage of time. Its like a video camera. When it is on, there is a record of the passing of time. But when you turn it off, it is no longer useful for measuring the passage of time. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hey just wondering if anyone can shed some light why do I keep making groaning and moaning noises in my sleep? It's a on going thing now

Catathrenia: It is a condition called catathrenia. There is a very good review article of this annoying but benign condition at wikipedia. Com. Unfortunately, little research has been done on how to treat it. I wish you all the best. ...Read more

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During sleep background activity consist of symmetrically bisynchonous, fairly developed medium voltage 4-5 Hertz theta waves seen best posteriorly.?

Normal for age: I suspect you've left out some additional information but this appears to be normal for his age to me. The posterior rhythm they mention may be a tad slow but then, again this is during sleep with eyes closed so it's fine.

Are they looking for seizures or is he very lethargic? Looks like pneumonia is under condition so I'm wondering if he's battling with that now or that's a previous condition ...Read more

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I ejaculated in my sleep, should I be concerned?

I ejaculated in my sleep, should I be concerned?

Nocturnal Emissions: Are normal and pose no threats to health. ...Read more

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At night sometimes I feel im woken up because I stop breathing. My friend said I was heaving in my sleep. Could it be something serious?

At night sometimes I feel im woken up because I stop breathing. My friend said I was heaving in my sleep. Could it be something serious?

OSA: These are symptoms of obstructice sleep apnea. Your airway is closing and your body is keeping you alive by heaving as you describe it. Please see a sleep physician so you can have a sleep test to see how severe your problem is. ...Read more

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How do I stop drooling in my sleep?

Not easy: If you sleep with your mouth ope it is natural to drool. If it is really excessive you might want to talk to your doctor, but you are probably normal. Is your nose clogged? ...Read more

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What causes headaches during sleep?

What causes headaches during sleep?

VARIES: Could be a variety of causes- grinding your teeth in your sleep, what you might have eaten or activities during the day, neck posture on your pillow/pillows, Do you get headaches any other time? If this is repetitive, see a Dr. And hopefully determine the triggers. ...Read more

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How can I stop drooling in my sleep?

DROOLING SLEEP: You can stop drooling in your sleep if you do not sleep tight or you wake up sometimes at night to rinse your mouth. Drooling is a sign of deep slumber. ...Read more

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How likely is going blind in my sleep?

How likely is going blind in my sleep?

Blind in sleep?: With normal vision & no medical reasons for poor eye sight, chances are none. ...Read more

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Why di I jump in my sleep every minute?

Jump/jerk in sleep: If it is only in sleep onset it is normal but more than that needs evaluation. ... See a sleep doc. Multiple conditions can do this some of them need treatment. ...Read more

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Can I die in my sleep if my INR is 4.3?

Can I die in my sleep if my INR is 4.3?

INR: Inr of 4.3 is high and is in a region which increases the bleeding risk. Should you have a massive bleeding episode with the high inr you could be at risk of dying, awake or asleep. Talk to your doctor about your status. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in body during sleep?

What causes tingling in body during sleep?

Nocturnal tingles: More often than not it is innocuous unless it is chronic and if it substantially disrupts sleep. Pressure on nerves like on the ulnar crease or funny bone can cause tingling along the length of the arm from the elbow down. Carpal tunnel syndrome more often affects the palms. Nerve compression in the neck area can prompt shoulder, neck and arm tingling. May be "sleeping wrong" on arm or kinked neck. ...Read more

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I masturbate in my sleep - how can I stop?

I masturbate in my sleep - how can I stop?

Our Bodies: There is no medical reason to stop. Your body needs to replace the semen in your prostate gland on a regular basis. Nature is built this way. All men you know masturbate. All. There are no negative health consequences to this common sexual activity. ...Read more