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Why does arthritis hurt more at night?

Why does arthritis hurt more at night?

No motion: At night you do not move much during your sleep so you get swelling in that joint and it starts to hurt. At night you do not have anything distracting you so you are more aware of the pain. ...Read more

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Rheumatism (Definition)

"rheumatism" is an older term, not used much today. Most people are referring to pain and swelling in the joints when they use this term. People may mean something different when they use this term in contrast to when they refer ...Read more


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Why does the throat hurt more at night?

Why does the throat hurt more at night?

Stuffy nose?: mouth breathing when you're asleep with a stuffy nose dries out the throat, making it more painful... ...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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Why does my shingles pain intensify so much at night. I can hardly stand it.

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Why does my shingles pain intensify so much at night.  I can hardly stand it.

Can happen: It is likely that you are just feeling it more. Some neuropathic medications may help this rather than analgesia. These include TCA's, gabapentin, capsicum creams. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my tooth hurt only at night?

Why does my tooth hurt only at night?

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 more

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Why do my knees and feet hurt more at night?

Why do my knees and feet hurt more at night?

Night pain: If you work on your feet most of the day and or have to carry a lot it could be that but gravity will pool fluid to the lower limbs and cause discomfort. ...Read more

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Why does my foot always hurt at night?

Why does my foot always hurt at night?

Neuropathy: Most common reason for foot pain at night is related to neuropathy. Neuropathy has many possible causes. It can be a local nerve impingement, or possibly related to a nerve compression in the lower back. ...Read more

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Why is my TMJ hurt worse at night?

Why is my TMJ hurt worse at night?

Clench/grind: Likely you are clenching and/or grinding at night. See an oral surgeon for advice. ...Read more

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Why do sutures on my hand hurt more at night?

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Why do sutures on my hand hurt more at night?

Hand swelling: At the end of the day, your hands naturally swell. With swelling, more pressure can be placed on a suture line, which can cause increased pain. Keeping your hands elevated during the day can reduce the amount of swelling and, therefore, pain. ...Read more

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Why does my knee throb at night?

Why does my knee throb at night?

Early Osteoarthritis: Usually tendinitis/ bursitis or arthritis even synovitis can cause throbbing at night , when you are trying to go to sleep it tends to get worse. ...Read more

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Why does my ear ache happen only at night?

Why does my ear ache happen only at night?

TMJ: It could be related too nighttime tooth clenching or grinding. One primary symptom is an earache, or pain in front of the ear. Caused by inflammation in the temporal mandibular (jaw) joint, it can be made worse by nighttime para function. ...Read more

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Why my interstitial cystitis hurt more at night? Also why after sitting at my computer, my bladder hurts, ond i feel there is spasm?

No distractions: At night so pain is more evident. At computer irs from being bent at waste and putting more pressure on it especially if obese in mid section. ...Read more

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Why does it seem my overbite is getting worse? I grind at night

Why does it seem my overbite is getting worse? I grind at night

Growth: Jaw develops for years sometimes after you have finished growing. Grinding can affect your TMJ joint making this worse. ...Read more

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Why do my ribs hurt when I lay on them? Doesn't hurt any other time. Makes sleeping on them uncomfortable. Causing me to get less sleep at night.

Why do my ribs hurt when I lay on them? Doesn't hurt any other time.  Makes sleeping on them uncomfortable.  Causing me to get less sleep at night.

Rough Ribs: The chest wall is made up of several structures; the vertebra in the spine, the ribs themselves, and the manubrium and sternum in the front. The lower ribs don't all connect in the front to create a joint along the breast bone, but rather attach to cartilage to complete the "cage". Any joint (front or back) or the cartilage can become inflamed with certain positions. A better mattress may help. ...Read more

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Why does my whole body get so itchy at night time?

Why does my whole body get so itchy at night time?

Pruritis: Well, you do not give us much to go on, itching can be environmental, toxic, medical, infectious, from something in the bed, allergic, without additional information an answer cannot be easily provided. ...Read more

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My knee hurt and becomes weak at times what does this mean.

My knee hurt and becomes weak at times what does this mean.

Many: It could be from damage to bone, tendon, cartilage or any combination thereof. See an orthopedic doctor soon. ...Read more

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Why does my gums bleed at night?

Why does my gums bleed at night?

More info needed..: Most likely you have gingivitis. A complete workup by a local dentist is indicated. ...Read more

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Why does my bottom itch at night?

Worms?: You may have pinworms and should be checked by your healthcare provider to be sure. The worms come out when it's dark to feed. ...Read more

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Why does my legs and joints feel hurt at my age 35?

Why does my  legs  and joints feel hurt at my age 35?

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

Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more