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Why Does My Leg Hurt At Night
I'm 19. My leg starts to hurt and then it will shake and kick uncontrollably to releave the pain usually at night but sometimes during the day as well?
Restless Legs: There is a condition known as restless leg syndrome. While it can be its own disorder, it may also be a manifestation of an overlying illness such as diabetes. In any event, the symptoms can be treated by prescription medication. If an underlying cause exists, your doctor should identify and treat that as well. ...Read more
My 5 year old son wakes up in the middle of the night crying saying his leg hurts what could be the problem?
Osteoid osteoma??: Could be many things. If his doc can't figure it out go to a pediatric orthopedist. Good luck ...Read more
My left leg hurts in the morning when I get up. It is most noticeable if I hav take alcohol previous night. 50, 185cm, 85kg. Should I worry?
Depends: Usually this relates to a chemical imbalance after moderate amounts of alcohol are consumed. Joints are commonly incolved in this process, and most often noticed in the lower extremity. If no injury occurred and anti-inflammatory meds (motrin, aleve) help, then it seems likely this is the problem. If it persists, its worth getting looked at to ensure it isn't a more serious problem (gout, djd, etc). ...Read more
My legs have hurt me since I was 10 years old and I'm now 58. They wake me up at night sometimes because they hurt so much. What could it be?
48 yrs of pain: As they say, you must have the patience of Job. You state you have had this problem for the past 48 years! Obviously you have learned to live with it, whatever it is. Try to characterize just what it is that is bothering you about the condition and then make an appointment with your doc. ...Read more
My legs hurt and they swell what can be causing it. Mostly at night is when they hurt. The swelling is all day long?
For a few yrs, when laying on one side at night, the leg i lay on hurts real bad in the morning from mid-thigh to the knee. Why could this be?
Lower right side abdomen pain, hurts when lifting up leg 1 night ago, today pain is gone but it feels sored lower r. Side abdomen and back. Why?
Hard to say, but....: It's hard to diagnose on the internet, but if this pain gets worse again, especially if it comes with a loss of appetite and nausea, you need to see a doctor or urgent care right away. Lower right side pain with leg lift + nausea + loss of appetite make drs. Worry about your appendix. Without the nausea/loss of appetite it sounds like you pulled a muscle in your lower back/core. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bruises all over my bottom half of my leg and i don't know how they got there. They're making my leg hurt really bad at night. Please help!
Get some blood work: Unexplained painful bruising on the legs may indicate a problem with your blood levels or even clotting. See your primary care doctor for a complete workup. ...Read more
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