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Why Does My Body Ache When I Wake Up
Not kidneys: Kidneys are deep seated organs and do not hurt unless it is infected or bleeding or stone passing through the kidneys. if its happening when you wake up , it is unlikely due to kidneys, It is often muscular or skeletal pain in your back.Likely causes- improper posture, poor mattress/bed.Check with your doctor to evaluate for musculoskeletal cause. ...Read more
? Knee problem: It sounds as if your knees are the issue. See your own doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read more
See dr: You may have an indolent infection, an autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis, or other orthopedic or muscular issues. The differential is broad. You first need some basic blood work to rule out may of these. Also, make sure you get enough sleep, eat healthy meals, and treat any depression and stresses in life. ...Read more
Whenever i wake up and i'm on my back why does my stomach really hurt? Hurts when i breathe in and out. What can I do?
Muscular: If you don't have abdominal discomfort the rest of the time, it appears that your abdominal muscles are stretched to the point of discomfort when you're too flat on your back and the discomfort should be relieved by changing position. Deep breaths could aggravate the discomfort. Have an exam if the symptoms worsen or become continual. ...Read more
Temporalis muscle: is the primary muscle which pulls the mandible & lower molar teeth up against the maxilla & upper molar teeth. This muscle tensing when you clench your teeth while chewing is probably what you are feeling. ...Read more
Interesting, but...: ...We're going to need a little more help from you. We can have your answer if you tell us: the location of your pain, its intensity, duration, timing (with meals but also with urination, stooling, position?) ; accompanying issues like fever, tenderness, vomiting, bleeding, etc, ; circumstances (exposures, pregnant, stressed). Also what tests have been run so far? Any recent stresses? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's possible: That you have some common issues like post-nasal drip combined with acid reflux. Usually that combination can lead to swallowing air as well as secretions at night that stimulate acid production and thus reflux. That said, you have to have other causes of nausea ruled out first and there are many medical problems that cause this. You'll have to start with a doc and a good physical exam. Good luck! ...Read more
Decongestant : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
Back pain: Do you have back pain when not in bed? Have you injured your back? If not, your mattress may not be providing the correct support for your back; old mattresses tend to sag in the middle; some new mattresses are too firm for your particular comfort. If pain persists, see fp for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When i sleep sometimes my whole body shakes and it wakes me up. When i've woken i still shake (10secs+) and i feel like i can't breath. What is it?
Get it checked out!: Seek medical help to determine to cause of your apnea symptoms. Typically a collapse airway is involved and today, a simple overnight take home sleep test can provide all the information needed to determine if a potentially life threatening, life shortening condition of obstructive sleep apnea may be at play. Do it, it may save your life! ...Read more
Sympathetic action: During sleep, our autonomic nervous system is functioning. When we wake, our conscious (i.e. Sympathetic) nervous system comes into action. This is usually accompanied by an output of Adrenalin from our body. This substance increases our heart rate and blood pressure. It gets us ready for a more active period...Arising. ...Read more
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