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Why Are My Legs 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
Why do I wake up in the morning with aching legs after training the previous evening, even though the set wasn't hard??
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
I am a 35 year old healthy male. I often wake in the morning with sore or aching calf muscles, often when I have not exercised in the days preceding.
See below: You may be putting too much strain on the muscles especially since you have not exercised for several days. ...Read more
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.
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
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
When I wake up and I move my to the left my hip is always sore. Only if I move my body that way. Feel it in my er, butt and down my leg. Driving me nuts?
Wake up with extreme exhaustion. Brain is foggy and everything is dreamlike. Sore throat, neck and leg pain. About 2-3 years now. Any suggestions?
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
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
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
Everyday I wake up from a 6 to 9 hour sleep feeling as if I had no rest and my entire body aches. More specifically: my legs feel extremely weak, my neck, back and hips are in pain and all over aching. I've tried sleeping more or naping or sleeping less,
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 I have an unexplainable leg pain in my left leg all the way down to my foot? What is my diagnosis?
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
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
Why are my legs itchy when I wake up in the morning and when I stand for a while? And also my hands are sometimes slightly swollen some mornings
See a doctor for exam, labs and diagnosis.
You will benefit by their expertise. ...Read more
On 20 mg zyprexa every night. When I wake up in the morning and try to sleep more I curl my wrist and put it against body or legs. Is this akathisia?
No: Sounds like you are positioning yourself for the most comfortable sleeping position for you ...Read more
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
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
When I sleep on my back and wake up during the middle of the night top of my knees feel sore and stiff. Is this a knee problem or a back/nerve problem?
Probably knee or hip: It would be best to see a physician for a physical exam. Are there any new sports or exercise regimens started lately? ...Read more
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.
I am 33 years old and I wake up in the morning with very sore joints. Why do I experience this problem?
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
Chest get stiff a lot and I pop it sometime especially when I wake up in the morning, over time it gets sore and then my spine hurts if I pop it 2 much?
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
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
Why is it that when I wake up in the morning my throat is sore, then subsides then at night it seems to return?
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
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
My throat has been sore for at least a month now. Recently when I wake up in the morning my throat is dry and it gets hard to swallow what could it 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?
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?
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
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
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
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
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