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Nocturnal (Definition)

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Wondering why my right knee only hurts at night?

Wondering why my right knee only hurts at night?

Not sure, but: At 16 yo and if you are active in sports or general activities, you may have some overuse type injuries and when you are active, it feels fine, then at night when you are more sedentary, the knee can get inflamed and irritated. This may be normal in the teen years, but if it is too painful or persists, see your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my legs ache at night?

Why do my legs ache at night?

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

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Why do I have bad pain in my left leg every night at rest ?

Why do I have bad pain in my left leg every night at rest ?

Back or circulation : There are multiple causes for your leg pain. Could be wear and tear from increased activity, circulation problems like a blood clot or even a lumbar disk herniation. There are other reasons as well so speak to your doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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I havent hurt my leg at all. My right quad hurts really bad. The pain spasms. I can straighten my leg and walk on it. Resting my leg causes pain.

I havent hurt my leg at all. My right quad hurts really bad. The pain spasms. I can straighten my leg and walk on it. Resting my leg causes pain.

If it is only: pain at rest, then you probably do have a severe muscle spasm. If it happens a lot at night, you may have restless leg syndrome. You will need some blood tests to check for electrolyte abnormalities and dehydration. Drink lots of Pedialyte, coconut water or Gatorade to see if your cramps are relieved. ...Read more

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I hurt my knee and i wake up at night in pain. What could it be?

Night pain.: You may have a meniscal tear in the knee, which commonly wakes people up at night. Or, there is a condition called avascular necrosis, which gives people knee night pain. See an orthopedic specialist, who can sort this out. ...Read more

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My right leg tends to get tingly at night in bed. Why does this happen?

My right leg tends to get tingly at night in bed. Why does this happen?

May be pinched nerve: You might have "pinched a nerve" in the lower back.....Generally when you feel a tingling sensation in a limb, something may be pressing on the nerve. ...Read more

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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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Any reasons why my left leg cramp up when i go to stretch at night?

Any reasons why my left leg cramp up when i go to stretch at night?

Possibly some But I: am sure none may be found as we all get these odd aches and pains or cramps, which are there for a few days or weeks and then disappear. If its going on for more than a couple of weeks, Do see you PCP to be examined and some labs might need to be done, to try to determine the cause. Generally these subside by itself. Being seen by PCP would be the safest thing to do for you. Good Luck. ...Read more

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My right arm goes numb at night and frequently keeps me from sleeping. What should I do?

My right arm goes numb at night and frequently keeps me from sleeping. What should I do?

You need examination: There are so many causes of arm numbness that there is no simple answer. Common causes include carpal tunnel syndrome (pinched nerve at the wrist) and ulnar neuropathy (pinched nerve at the elbow). Less commonly, it can be pinching of a nerve in the neck, and even more seldom, such conditions as brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and other rare diseases. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand feel hot and tingles at night?

Why does my right hand feel hot and tingles at night?

? carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome has a tendency to cause symptoms in the night primarily in the first three digits. This is due to your wrist being bent in all kinds of awkward positions while you are sleeping. ...Read more

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Why does the lower right side of my back hurt so bad? I'm 20 weeks pregnant and it's woken me up at night.

Back pain & pregnanc: Same reasons for back pain in non-pregnancy as well as in pregnancy w/obvious addition of weight maldistribution. However, we're more worried about urinary tract infections so best to chat w/your Family Doc & OB for evaluation & testing. Besides musculoskeletal issues & infections, kidney stone scan be another cause of back pain. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my right outer thigh at night when I go yo bed. Bad enough to wake me.

Nerve: This suggests impingement of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve where it enters the leg near the groin. This is more of a nuisance and usually doesn't cause severe pain. Another possibility is a bulging intervertebral disc in the spine pressing on a nerve root exiting the spine. This is more apt to cause more pain. A neurologist or neurosurgeon are best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ?MRI ...Read more

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Why do I continuesly have this bad pain in my left leg especially at rest?

Why do I continuesly have this bad pain in my left leg especially at rest?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have severe burning pain in my right knee when I y down at night.

I have severe burning pain in my right knee when I y down at night.

Pain: You may have some degenerative arthritis in your knee. If it continues to bother you an X-ray would help to get e definitive ciagnosis ...Read more

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Having small but constant pain in my lower left side, right above my waist line. I woke up this afternoon it hurt all day. Hurts worse when I drink?

Having small but constant pain in my lower left side, right above my waist line. I woke up this afternoon it hurt all day. Hurts worse when I drink?

Needs evaluation: Several possibilities - colon or kidney stone. Needs to be checked out as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have been having constant leg pain. My calf, my thigh, and my lower back. At night it's the worst and i can't sleep. Any ideas as to what i can do?

I have been having constant leg pain. My calf, my thigh, and my lower back. At night it's the worst and i can't sleep. Any ideas as to what i can do?

2 problems: Sometimes back pain can radiate down your legs and cause both sites to hurt or you could have a back problem and treatable vein disease in your legs. Make appointment with doctor for your back and vein specialist for ultrasound of your veins. www.phlebology.org to find doc in your area. In the meantime, wear medical compression stockings in the day to help prevent or diminish leg pain & local ice. ...Read more

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