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Why Does My Leg Hurt At Night
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
A few thoughts..: You may be grinding your teeth at night, causing stress on the support structures of the tooth. In addition, the tooth may have an abscess, and when you lie down, the blood pressure rises in your head, causing the tooth to throb as your heart beats. Either way see a dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many possibilities: Pain in legs and joints at your age is probably not osteoarthritis but could be rheumatoid arthritis or any inflammatory joint condition. It is probably not an injured joint if affecting several joints. It could also be referred pain from a low back condition. Lyme disease is also a possibility. There are other less common possibilities. ...Read more
Restless legs: Get checked to rule out restless legs syndrome. Some predisposing factors to rule out/ eliminate/ modify include taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) or some other diuretics, anemia, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, kidney injury or renal impairment, sleep deprivation, low potassium/ calcium/ magnesium, and impaired circulation in your legs. Good luck! ...Read more
Possibilities: Peripheral neuropathy which caused abnormal peripheral sensation could be a cause. If it is cramping, there could be a potassium deficiency. Is there any back conditions present. This can cause pain in feet/legs in bed. There are other possibilities. See a physician to further evaluate. ...Read more
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