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Sometimes my legs feel sore when I wake up in the morning?

Sometimes my legs feel sore when I wake up in the morning?

Night leg pain: You will need an evaluation to determine if this is vascular or neurogenic. If vascular, varicose veins or deep venous clots may be responsible on the venous side and arterial insufficiency may be another cause. This is usually relieved with ambulation and dependency of the extremity. Various chemical imbalances can cause cramping. Occasionally this can be symptoims associated with diabetes. ...Read more

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Both my calf muscles are sore when I wake up in morning?

Both my calf muscles are sore when I wake up in morning?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, including potential vascular or electrolytes abnormalities. A good medical check up would be an appropriate place to start. ...Read more

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For a few years I have severe temple headache in morning, tingling burning legs and feet. I wake up with a sore dry throat and tongue. No better.

For a few years I have severe temple headache in morning, tingling burning legs and feet. I wake up with a sore dry throat and tongue. No better.

Different problems: It sounds like you may have some different problems. The dry mouth and throat is most commonly due to needing more humidification in the air you breath or snoring too much. The headache and leg problems suggest a neurologic problem that needs further testing by your primary care doctor or a neurologist. ...Read more

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I fell mtn biking and smacked my knee on the ground and it was hurting but now it seems every morning when I wake up my calf is tight ans sore.

I fell mtn biking and smacked my knee on the ground and it was hurting but now it seems every morning when I wake up my calf is tight ans sore.

Knee Injury: You need to see an ortho specialist to rule out any patellar injury or you could get x rays and/or MRI of knee joint through pcp to rule out any bony and/or soft tissue injury in and around knee joint. ...Read more

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Can your legs be sore in the morning from growing?

Can your legs be sore in the morning from growing?

No: Growing pain affects children from age 3 to 14, and pain is typically noted on evening. ...Read more

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Lower back feels sore and tight, could this be a result of tight leg muscles. It hurts more in the morning. How can I fix I am a HS athlete?

Lower back feels sore and tight, could this be a result of tight leg muscles. It hurts more in the morning. How can I fix I am a HS athlete?

Could be: You would first want to make sure that your pain that is worst in the morning is not because of something other than muscle tightness such as a developing spinal condition. Any tight muscles in our posterior chain from our legs to our upper back could potentially put undue stress on the lower back. Are your legs lacking flexibly? What about your lats? Yoga can never hurt in the morning. ...Read more

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Past 3 weeks I've had sore legs and feet. Most painful in the morning. It feels like stepping on needles. Aching muscles in the legs and feet all day.?

Past 3 weeks I've had sore legs and feet. Most painful in the morning. It feels like stepping on needles. Aching muscles in the legs and feet all day.?

Could be muscle, jo: This could be muscles, joints, etc. You need to see your physician and be referred to a rheumatologist. I can't tell from what you have told us teh characerization of your pain. Is there swelling? Are the joints swollen? ...Read more

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I have type 2diabetes. Why do I get aching legs in the morning after sleeping?

I have type 2diabetes. Why do I get aching legs in the morning after sleeping?

Could be many things: There are many things this could be. You should discuss with your primary care physician. It is possible that this is something called periodic limb movement disorder which is a correlate to restless legs syndrome but can occur without RLS which is an irresistible urge to move the legs while awake. However, you might have poor circulation or neuropathy associated with your diabetes. ...Read more

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I've had a sore foot in the morning and anytime I step down after sitting for months. It's not my heel, but more arch and toes specifically.?

I've had a sore foot in the morning and anytime I step down after sitting for months. It's not my heel, but more arch and toes specifically.?

Plantar fasciitis: There are several things you can do on your own. But, if they don't work, you will need to go to the podiatrist for help. Stretch your calf muscle, ice your heel and arch, take an NSAID if you don't have an allergy/intolerance, wear a very good supportive shoe with a good quality otc arch support, avoid barefoot or flat shoes. ...Read more

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Right calf is sore to touch only for 3 weeks. Negative DVT ultrasound. Soreness worse in the morning. What could it be?

Several Things: Overuse injury to calf muscles would be at the top of my list. Could also be a superficial phlebitis or inflammation of the superficial veins in the calf (which can cause pain). Thing like shingles come to mind if any rash present. As you can see the list can be rather long. A good history and exam would be helpful. No DVT is a good thing. Consider PT eval and tx. Re image if no better 3wks ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning while I'm standing to get ready me legs and ankles get hot, red and itchy. What could this be?

When I wake up in the morning while I'm standing to get ready me legs and ankles get hot, red and itchy. What could this be?

Hot and itchy: It may be due to venous stasis, i.e. Accumulation of blood in your lower extremities. You might try wearing elastic stocking to relieve the condition. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning I have an unexplainable leg pain in my left leg all the way down to my foot? What is my diagnosis?

When I wake up in the morning I have an unexplainable leg pain in my left leg all the way down to my foot? What is my diagnosis?

Dx: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Pains under my foot when I wake up in the morning or after resting my legs?

Pains under my foot when I wake up in the morning or after resting my legs?

Plantar fasciitis: Sounds like it could be plantar fasciitis, a common cause of foot pain after rest. Stretching exercises, anti-inflammatories, orthotics, night splints and physical therapy can aid in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. If these therapies don't work, a physician might be required to perform injection therapy, electrotherapy or even a surgical release of the plantar fascia. ...Read more

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My achillies tendons on both legs feel as if their both bruised 24 hours a day. I can barely walk when I wake up in the morning. What happening?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 months old and is exclusively breast fed by me. I feel very tired and have achy feet and legs when I wake up in the morning?

Too much breastfeed: I am sorry I can't help with your symptoms but your child should be on more foods than the breast by now she is being poorly fed is missing a great deal of nutrients vitamins minerals supplements do not help your problems may be due to your breast feed but may many other causes I suggest you see your md for that. ...Read more

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Second trimester, experiencing leg cramps in the morning when u wake up in bed, is this normal, and what can I do to prevent them.

Second trimester, experiencing leg cramps in the morning when u wake up in bed, is this normal, and what can I do to prevent them.

Electrolytes: Blood electrolytes such as sodium and potassium can sometimes be unbalanced during pregnancy. Make sure that you are eating fresh fruit containing potassium such as bananas. If the cramping continues contact your treating OB MD. ...Read more

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I have sore teeth when I wake up in the morning?

I have sore teeth when I wake up in the morning?

Bruxism: You could be grinding or clenching your teeth while you sleep.See your dentist to examine your teeth and TMJ (the joint where your jaw attaches to your skull). You may require a night guard appliance. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning and my calves and ankles are sore and sometimes when I sit for a while they feel very stiff and I walk funny.

I wake up in the morning and my calves and ankles are sore and sometimes when I sit for a while they feel very stiff and I walk funny.

Start with a general: Physical from an MD. There are many, many conditions that might cause this, some of them are quite minor, like vitamin deficiencies. Others require attention. You won't know until you start with blood work and answer lots of background questions, so your MD can figure this out. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. Sial, When I wake up in the morning I sometimes have a sore back. I was wondering if there are any helpful tips for preventing this? Thanks

Hello Dr. Sial, When I wake up in the morning I sometimes have a sore back. I was wondering if there are any helpful tips for preventing this? Thanks

See below: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning with a very sore back. Is there anything I can do about this?

I wake up in the morning with a very sore back. Is there anything I can do about this?

Rarely if only AM: Am pain upon arising is usually just related to some degenerative changes that cause some muscular tightness that usually resolves once up & about but may be an early warning of things to come if not proactive in terms of regular exercise including stretching, core strengthening and cardiovascular routines. Weight control is important as is cessation of smoking if you have this habit. ...Read more

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Why is it that when I wake up in the morning my throat is sore, then subsides then at night it seems to return?

Why is it that when I wake up in the morning my throat is sore, then subsides then at night it seems to return?

Sore, throat: Likely causes are stomach reflux coming up into the throat when you lay down, drainage from the sinuses into the throat or mouth breathing during sleep which is drying out the throat making it sore. ...Read more

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How come everytime I go to bed & I wake up in the morning with a terrible sore throat?

How come everytime I go to bed & I wake up in the morning with a terrible sore throat?

Mouth breathing: It sounds like you might not breathe through your nose at night and all air flows through your mouth. Has anyone told you you snore? You might be at risk for sleep apnea-i would discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello my eyelid keeps swelling up when I wake up in the morning. My eye lid does go down but instead I have been having my eyelid going red and sore?

Hello my eyelid keeps swelling up when I wake up in the morning. My eye lid does go down but instead I have been having my eyelid going red and sore?

Allergies?: Swollen eyelids can be due to allergies. Have you changed soaps, lotions, room sprays or candles, detergents or fabric softeners? Is the swelling in both eyes or just one? Try an antihistamine, like diphenhyrdramine or Naphcon-A allergy eye drops, to see if the swelling goes away. If so, stop the new product. If not, it might be infection and you need to get seen soon. ...Read more

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Wake up in the morning with terrible sore throat heated head body aches and cough. During the day they lighten up then come back. What could this be?

Wake up in the morning with terrible sore throat heated head body aches and cough. During the day they lighten up then come back. What could this be?

2 possibilities: That I can think of, if you are over 40 and / or overweight then I would say sleep apnea. If you are young then maybe allergies. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Sometimes when I wake up in the morning. My throat sore and also one of my ear is has a weird feeling from the sore throat. What's the problem?

Sometimes when I wake up in the morning. My throat sore and also one of my ear is has a weird feeling from the sore throat. What's the problem?

Finding out more: Do you snore? Dry or sore throat in the morning may mean you open your moth. This can be snoring or apnea and often is assoicated with some discomfort or irritation in your eustacian tube (the link between throat and ear). ...Read more

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Bloodshot eye everyday, red/sore eye as soon as I wake up in the morning. Glaucoma or just dry eye? 20 yo asian male; no family history of glaucoma.

Bloodshot eye everyday, red/sore eye as soon as I wake up in the morning. Glaucoma or just dry eye? 20 yo asian male; no family history of glaucoma.

Red eye: Not enough information, is there tearing, eye pain, blurry vision, any other symptoms such as fever, sore throat, swollen glands, cracked red lips, any allergy symptoms, cough, how long you had it? You need to see your 1ry care physician & ophthalmologist. Feel better. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello ms. Cannon, I've been having a sore throat and a cough lately. I thought it cleared up after a while but now when I wake up in the morning I hack up a hard brownish reddish yellow chunk. .. (while doing so I feel like I'm choking) It's really big so

Hello ms. Cannon, I've been having a sore throat and a cough lately. I thought it cleared up after a while but now when I wake up in the morning I hack up a hard brownish reddish yellow chunk. .. (while doing so I feel like I'm choking) It's really big so

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor in case you need a prescription.

stay well hydrated, and rest
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treat some of the symptoms with OTC medicine, like Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever, or Ibuprofen for pain and body aches.

drink hot green tea with a lemon, and honey.

see a physician for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My eye when I wake up in the morning has yellow crust on my upper eyelid and the side of my left eye is red and sore I thought it was pink eye and I asked my school nurse and she said it wasn't help me please thank you

My eye when I wake up in the morning has yellow crust on my upper eyelid and the side of my left eye is red and sore I thought it was pink eye and I asked my school nurse and she said it wasn't help me please thank you

There: There is probably no way for the nurse to be sure of the diagnosis. This could be anything from an allergic conjunctivitis to something bacterial. If not better in the next 24 hours, I would see an ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more