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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?

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

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My legs hurt a lot , hurt more at night so bad it wakes me. Please help.

My legs hurt a lot , hurt more at night so bad it wakes me.
Please help.

Vascular issues: Consider being evaluated for vascular problems or peripheral neuropathy. Both can lead to these symptoms. Also it possibly can be associated with spinal stenosis. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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Why are my legs hurting and my whole body hurt last night? It hurts to walk

Why are my legs hurting and my whole body hurt last night? It hurts to walk

Many possibilities:: including inflammatory conditions, fibromyalgia, lumbar spinal disorders, blood clots, and other potentially serious problems. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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 more

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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