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Painful bowed legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello
User :   ?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I have something that has been happening the past few nights and I'm really worried about it
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I have been waking up, multiple times, in the same position. My legs and bowed on and knees pointed outwards, my legs are locked in this position and it's extremely painful, I have to use my hand to pull my leg back into place and no matter what position I fall asleep in, I keep waking up in this one
User :   *are bowed
User :   *out
Doctor :  
User :   So, why does this happen?
Doctor :  
This can be due to mineral defeciency
Doctor :   Mainly due to calcium defeciency
Doctor :  
It is one of the possibility
User :   So it's putting my body in this position?
Doctor :  
User :   are there any other possibilities I should worry about?
Doctor :  
The muscles get contracted
Doctor :  
and it will happen like that
Doctor :  
Are you there?

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