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What does restless leg syndrome feel like?

What does restless leg syndrome feel like?

RLS: Can be a lot of things but it is the urge to move foremost. Some people say it is a pain or just a rush from the inside. It can be described like growing pains. But, when up and moving this goes away. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Restless Leg Syndrome (Definition)

A condition causing an uncontrollable urge ...Read more


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What does restless leg syndrome feel like for the partner?

What does restless leg syndrome feel like for the partner?

How close are you?: The person who has the issue often feels the need to move the leg or the leg is moving on its own....Hence, i assume if the partner is laying in the same bed....They may be kicked a few extra times.....Or may be awoken if asleep as the leg is making the person restless and hence there can be movement in the bed.... ...Read more

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How does it feel to have restless leg syndrome?

How does it feel to have restless leg syndrome?

Leg discomfort: Symptoms of RLS include: 1. Leg discomfort (tingling, jittery, creepy-crawly) 2. Triggered by rest, worse at night 3. Temporarily improved with movement (walking, stretching, massage) 4. Interferes with sleep quality. Consult with a local sleep medicine specialist for further information. ...Read more

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Why does my right calf feel numb like it is asleep?

Why does my right calf feel numb like it is asleep?

Nerve problem: You probably have a problem with the nerve that goes to that part of the leg. It can either be from the spine, or it could be a problem in the nerve just below the knee. If you are just having this symptom, and no other pain, it is probably nothing to worry about. If you notice weakness in the muscle, or worse pain with coughing, then it could be from the spine. See a doctor if that is the case. ...Read more

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What does DVT pain feel like?

What does DVT pain feel like?

Symptoms of DVT: The affected limb becomes swollen and tight. Since its a venous issue - pulses are still present. However, the limb is swollen and tender to touch. It may also be warmer. It will be painful to walk if it affects the legs. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like needles are in my legs?

Why does it feel like needles are in my legs?

Neuropathy?: See your physician to insure that this is not a symptom of a serious condition. ...Read more

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What does fibromyalgia feel like exactly?

What does fibromyalgia feel like exactly?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a pain syndrome much like arthritis, but it is of the muscles not the joints. The pain is constant and has flares where it is much worse. Usually, these flares are brought on by over exertion or stress and depletion of cortisol levels. There are many trigger points of pain on the body that help with the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. These can be mapped out on most patients. ...Read more

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What does a blood clot on leg feel like , like a annoying cramp?

What does  a blood clot  on leg feel like ,  like a annoying cramp?

Like a cramp: A blood clot on the leg, usually presents as a painful cramp in the calve. Some are symptoms are typically swelling and discoloration of the extremity. The laster two definitely tell you that a vinous doppler would be in order ASAP. A blood clot in the leg can dislodge and travel to the lungs as a pulmonary embolism and this can be life threatening. ...Read more

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What causes restless leg syndrome and why does it only seem to bother me at night?

What causes restless leg syndrome and why does it only seem to bother me at night?

RLS: It is a syndrome w/ symptoms of an urge to move the legs especially near bedtime, that improves w/ movement ; is worse @ rest. It typically has uneasy sensations. Besides its relation to low peripheral Dopamine levels ; some to genes, it is unclear why it occurs. Sometimes it may be secondary to other medical issues. It's recommended that you see a sleep medicine specialist to properly diagnose it. ...Read more

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My left leg numb, feels like it does not belong to me what is weong?

My left leg numb, feels like it does not belong to me  what is weong?

Could be dangerous: like a blood clot or stroke. Given your history of hypertension, you should be seen and should not wait. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my legs feel like there burning?

Why do my legs feel like there burning?

? Neuropathy ?: See your physician to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Why does a swollen leg sometimes feel warm?

Why does a swollen leg sometimes feel warm?

Swollen leg: This is due to increase volume in the leg either blood or lymph fluid ...Read more

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Does an achy leg pain and tingly toes mean anything?

Probably: Tingly toes is usually a symptom of a problem associated with a nerve or nerves. It could be local or from the lower back (more probable since it's associated with one achy leg). Go see your doctor and find out what's causing this. He or she will probably send you to a neurologist, but i think it's best to start with your pcp. ...Read more

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Dizziness when i look down, pain in head, and weak legs. What does this sound like?

Many causes: There are many causes if dizziness. Benign paroxysmal position vertigo can cause spinning dizziness with position changes such as looking in certain directions or rolling over in bed. See an otolaryngologist. I dont know if the other symptoms are related. An evaluation by a primary care doc can can assess these other symptoms and if they are linked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a diabetic legs are cold? Cold legs or arms

What does it mean when a diabetic legs are cold? Cold legs or arms

Often : Often this means there is some degree of neuropathy or nerve damage. The other possibility is that your circulation is poor. An exam can determine which is the cause. ...Read more

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What does sleep paralysis feel like?

What does sleep paralysis feel like?

Narcolepsy: Sleep paralysis is part of the narcolepsy syndrome, which includes sleep attacks, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations. When one awakens in the am, tough to move for a few moments, almost as if really paralyzed, and relates to altered rem sleep patterns. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my legs are feelings tingly?

This depends: If you have had a low back injury, this could be evidence of a "slipped disc". If you have a condition like " sugar diabetes ", it could be a neuropathy. If the tingly feeling happens when you walk but goes away quickly when you stop and rest, you coud be having circulatory issues like "pad". See your doc and tell him about this issue. ...Read more

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What does muscle wasting(atrophy) feel like if anything?

What does muscle wasting(atrophy) feel like if anything?

Weak: Atrophy (muscle wasting) is often sneaky and painless. The wasted muscle feels weak, and often 'untrustworthy'. A knee may buckle if the quad is atrophied, or grip may fail and cause dropping of objects with hand atrophy. Sometimes patients feel an aching due to fatigue, or even trembling. In some cases, twitching or spasms can occur. ...Read more

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