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Why do I get horrible leg aches almost everyday? They feel the same as when you get growing pains as a kid. I've tried ibu tylenol (acetaminophen) and hot baths and heating pads but nothing eases the ache.

Why do I get horrible leg aches almost everyday? They feel the same as when you get growing pains as a kid. I've tried ibu tylenol (acetaminophen) and hot baths and heating pads but nothing eases the ache.

Many possibilities: Sounds like these aches are pretty bothersome, and would best be sorted out by seeing your doctor. There are a lot of considerations here and a detailed history would help narrow it down. Considerations range from medication side effects to endocrine problems, to electrolyte disturbances, to autoimmune to musculoskeletal, and more. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are "growing pains" in legs a real thing? I get horrible muscle pains in legs at night from time to time. I'm 18. Normal?

Not entirely normal: Growing pains are real, but they are not typically severe. If you are having cramps in the muscles of your legs (they would feel hard/tight) then you might have low potassium. Add a banana or two to your daily diet- they are a good source of potassium. ...Read more

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What to do if i get horrible leg cramps in one leg at night how can I stop it?

What to do if i get horrible leg cramps in one leg at night how can I stop it?

Sugar: Sugar usage can do this. I am a aware of a person that will get bad leg cramps at night if they have any sugar containing foods after 4:00 pm that day. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I stand I get horrible sharp pain in my left leg it goes after a while but it scares me it has happened before ?

Sometimes when I stand I get horrible sharp pain in my left leg it goes after a while but it scares me it has happened before ?

R/O SCIATICA : Symptoms suggestive of sciatica You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a bulging disc or congenital back issue. Till then no heavy lifting F/U with doctor for medical treatment. NSAID/Muscle Relaxant. Also start a GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.COM& focus on WG LOSS. ...Read more

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The skin on my legs is horrible. After i shave it will be blotchy, bumpy, and reddish. Also when it gets cold and i get goose bumps it will itch so bad

The skin on my legs is horrible. After i shave it will be blotchy, bumpy, and reddish. Also when it gets cold and i get goose bumps it will itch so bad

Bad itch: You should see a dermatologist to help you. It sounds like you might have an eczematous dermatitis- but it requires a clinical exam.There are other conditions that can mimic it. ...Read more