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Why Do My Legs Hurt When I Get Sick
Why do my legs hurt when i lay in bed? Not cramping pain. I can't sleep at night. I have to move around to get in a position so it won't hurt.
Restless legs?: Some patients describe an uncomfortable aching sensation in their legs, accompanied by the need to move them around or get up and walk around in order to relieve the sensation. We call it restless leg syndrome and it can be due to a number of reasons. Iron deficiency is a common cause. Ssri medications sometimes cause it or make it worse. There is good treatment available. See your doctor. ...Read more
Why do my legs hurt when i drink alcohol? Sometimes when I have a drink of alcohol, i get a severe ache in my legs that lasts about 3-6 minutes.
No clue: Some people are very sensitive to the effects of alcohol on muscle, where it can cause inflammation of muscle cells (myositis), but this usually occurs after binges of large amounts of alcohol, not one drink. There are always idiosyncracies where people are more sensitive. Having a blood test that can show normal or elevated muscle enzymes can be ordered by your doctor, who you should talk to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My legs hurt they get real big time to time real big in the summer I would like to get help with what to do?
I have ctd & can run 6-8 miles painfree & feel great but if i sit too long, i get leg pain so excruciating, it hurts to touch my skin.Is that typical?
Im takn 3 BP meds now wen i jog i don't feel as strong n legs hurt cd it b cus of meds? Loved to jog but can't seem to get going
Recommend : A discussion with your prescribing physician to see if medication changes can help alleviate symptoms. ...Read more
When I get in the bed at night my legs hurt to where I can only get to sleep when they straight and im on my back no other positions?
My legs hurt and are heavy and tired all of the time. So bad that i barely get off my couch only for work where i lean on counter to relieve pain?
May be vein problem: Make an appointment with a vein specialist to have venous ultrasound of your leg veins. Look up doc: www.Phlebolgy.Org. Go to store that sells medical compression stockings and use until you get appointment and after. The socks improve circulation and force the blood back up your legs to your heart. Vein disease can cause leg symptoms and can be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My legs hurt at night while awake, it does not wake me up from a sleep but the pain makes it very hard to get up out of a chair can this be leukemia?
Leg pain: My first thought when presented with leg pain at night is not leukemia. Way way down on the list. Peripheral neuropathy (diabetes, meds, nutritional, chemical exposures or no other reason), peripheral arterial disease, pinched nerves from spinal arthritis, knee or hip arthritis, restless legs--these are much more common. If any reason to suspect cancer, see your doctor. ...Read more
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