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Why am I getting pain in leg while sleeping?

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Dr. Saurabh Gupta

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Posted on Mon, 27 May 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: my both legs are always paining when i going to sleep
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 43 minutes later
Hello and Welcome to XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing to us.

From the description it seems you might having restless leg syndrome.

Do not worry !
Following measures will help to relieve the pain.

Get up and walk around.
Take a cold shower.
Soak in a hot tub.
Massage your legs.
Take an over-the-counter pain reliever.
Distract yourself with a game or activity.
Apply hot or cold packs to your legs.
Do leg stretches and exercises.

Hope this helps you.Please do write back if you have any additional concerns.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries

Wishing you good health...

Regards.
Dr Saurabh Gupta.
Orthopaedic Surgeon.

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