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Why Do My Ankles Ache At Night
See below : 1. Potassium, magnesium, minerals , vitamin deficiency. 2. Caffeine & alcohol. 3. Drug side effect like antidepressants, cholestrol drugs and others. 4.Lack of exercise. 5. Constipation/irregular bowel movement. 6. Poor dietary habits. 7. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome. 8. Lack of adequate good sleep. 9. High stress level 10.Back pain. See if any applies. ...Read more
Leg cramping: leg cramps can reflect a relative salt deficiency, or potassium deficiency, or calcium deficiency, or magnesium deficiency; extreme over use of muscles can result in nocturnal cramps too; it is unlikely you have a circulatory problem - try a bit more of the above minerals - natural sources are best. ...Read more
Rls: Restless leg syndrome (rls) is a possibility. It is a clinical diagnosis. Based on complaints of funny feeling in legs. It is worse at night and relieved by activity. Other causes of tingling at night can be neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, nocturnal cramps to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible Bursitis: Without knowing exactly at where you pain is located - it is impossible to suggest a reason. But if laying on your hip, that is, on your right side cause right hip pain, and laying on your left side cause left hip pain, then you may trochanteric bursitis of both hips. ...Read more
Varicose veins?: If you have veins that you can see in your legs, think about seeing a phlebologist (vein specialist). If you don't see any veins, you could try wearing compression stockings during the day. If that helps, i would still see a phlebologist. If no veins and stockings don't help, a visit to a podiatrist might be in order. Seeing your primary care doctor before anyone else is never a bad idea. ...Read more
See your doctor.: Hip ache at night time could be many things. First, make sure you're not always laying on the same side and compressing a nerve. Are you stiff or your shoulders hurt too? Then consider things like polymyalgia rheumatica. Sometimes, night pain in bones can mean something more serious like malignancy (especially if only on one side). Bottom line, if not going away, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Night increases itch: Everything that itches, itches worse at night. That's because you have your mind on more important things during the day; at night, with nothing important to think about, your attention turns to whatever is itching. There are tons of causes of itching, most of which are not serious, but if it's bothersome, you should see a dermatologist and get it sorted out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle irritation: Prolonged standing, excessive exercise, venous insufficiency, electrolyte abnormality(low potassium low calcium, low magnesium) contribute to leg cramping. Try visiting www.Phlebology.Org and see a phlebologist in your zip code area who can evaluate your legs and help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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