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Why do I have sharp pains in my legs and arms, i shake like im sick with body aces. Extremely tired . Im on trileptal?

Why do I have sharp pains in my legs and arms, i shake like im sick with body aces. Extremely tired . Im on trileptal?

Trileptal: I am not sure what your prescriber wrote this medication for, but a common side effect of this drug is tremor, fatigue dizziness as many others. If you are taking this medication and you have questions, you need to call your prescriber and relay your symptoms that you are having, they may need to do some blood level and re adjust your dose. Then again it may be something totally unrelated. ...Read more

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I have always had these pains in my legs since I was just a kid rubbing helps but if I get back on them they just hurt again cold triggers the pain?

I have always had these pains in my legs since I was just a kid rubbing helps but if I get back on them they just hurt again cold triggers the pain?

Leg pain: Since you're no longer a child, these can no longer be considered growing pains. More than likely they represent a form of restless leg syndrome. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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I've had infrequent pains in my legs since I was 7, now 21. The pain can become severe at times. Pain is all over the legs. What could be causing this?

I've had infrequent pains in my legs since I was 7, now 21. The pain can become severe at times. Pain is all over the legs. What could be causing this?

We need more info: It would be helpful to know more of your history as the possibilities are extensive and include metabolic, genetic, vitamin deficiency, infection,systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and Lyme disease or more possible Juvenille Rheumatic arthritis. A thorough evaluation by a Rheumatologist would be a good place to begin. let me know what they find. ...Read more

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I'm 25 get pains in my legs/shins since 16 feels like growing pain need to stretch is this normal?

I'm 25 get pains in my legs/shins since 16 feels like growing pain need to stretch is this normal?

No: See an orthopedic spinal specialist. This may be coming from your spine. Since you had this since 16 years of age a formal work up is warranted. ...Read more

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When I was little I had growing pains in my legs I'm 21 years old know and still get the pain in my legs what is this?

When I was little I had growing pains in my legs I'm 21 years old know and still get the pain in my legs what is this?

Lactic acid buildup: Especially after vigorous activity and when not well hydrated or not having had a good cool down period you could be having pain from lactic acid in the muscles. If this is the case, you would notice improvement with a warm bath to increase blood flow and massage. Some people experience this with normal activity, not vigorous exercise. Try increasing your fluid intake, warming up and cooling down after exercise or walking, taking a warm bath before the pain comes on. If the problem does not resolve with these measures, have your doctor check you to see if there is something different about the way your muscles handle energy requirements. ...Read more

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I've got degenerative disk disease and suffer every night from nerve pains in my legs. I've got not slept in week. Help please?

I've got degenerative disk disease and suffer every night from nerve pains in my legs. I've got not slept in week. Help please?

OK: There are lots of things that can help. You need to find out if you have any other conditions that might be affecting you. You may need to see a specialist like a neurologist or a physiatrist. I see lots of people with the same complaint. Rarely do people require surgery. Most end up benefiting from a combination of physiotherapy and medications. I like to use Gabapentin (patients like it ). ...Read more