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Why Does My Leg Go Numb When I Lay Down
Back cracking: "cracking" of joints is a normal phenomenon. When you pull on a finger, your knuckles crack. Virtually any of the other joints in your body will do the same thing if you apply enough force. In this case remember that your spine is a collection of complex joint articulations and with motion cracking/clicking is common. It also implies that you are flexible, which is good. ...Read more
Trocanteric bursitis: It's a classic symptom that happens when people lay on their side and their hip is inflamed at the trochanteric bursa (a fluid filled sac) that helps the tissues in the area move more easily. People commonly complain of waking up because of the pain. Anti-inflammatories, stretching, and alternating ice and heat compresses can help. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have really bad lower back pain and it travels down my legs , it hurts when I sit or stand too long and it really hurts when I go to bed keeps me up?
Toilet neuropathy: I think i just made that phrase up but that's what you have. The position you are in when sitting on the toilet, which may be due to the height of the toilet is causing pressure on nerves creating your problem. See, how long it takes for it to kick in and if it happens on all toilets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If the tingling is temporary, and relieved by positional changes, it could be a neck, jaw, or facial nerve problem. A neurologist or physiatrist can help. If you have had head trauma or take a lot of medications, discuss this with your prescribing doctor. Sleep disorder may be the real concern. ...Read more
I get stomach pain whenever i stand up. When i sit or lay down, it goes away completely! when i stand i can't even straighten my back! what is this?
I get a severe aching in my right calf when I stand fairly motionless... when I sit down or lie down it goes away.
When I lay down my arm gets a burning pain and my fingers go numb, Doesn't matter how I lay my arm,getting up stops it.what could be the problem?
See your doctor: It depends on how long you have had the pain, the exact location of the pain, any issues which make the pain better or worse, i.e., straining during a bowel movement and any other associated symptoms such as fever, chills, rash or discharge from your rectal area. Please see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
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