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Leg spasms while sleeping

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Dr. Erion Spaho MD

When lying in bed husband has severe leg spasms that raises his leg up bent at the knee very painful. He is 87 years old and suffers from neuropathy in his legs. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr.    Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

I was on Wellbutrin for 5 yrs. In April my doctor put me on Prozac as well. I've been having all kinda problems. My ears hurt all the time. My legs burn & spasm. I have had migraines in the past ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

Hi - I have been prone to leg spasms from time to time, wait a while and they go away, This time I ... the night. Day time the same area is painful to touch and use, all this in the right leg... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Erion Spaho MD

TABLETS OF 'TRAMADOL, 50 mgs, ea. AND 50 mgs OF "TRAZADONE' TO HELP HIM SLEEP THE PREVIOUS NIGHT). HE SAID HE HAD THE SAME HEADACHE AND AS BEFORE EXPERIENCES INVOLUNTARY SPASMING OF THE LEFT LEG AND ARM ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Sameer Maheshwari MD

legs began to spasm and I suddenly fell to the ground unable to even put out my hands to block the fall. On other occasions the leg spasms began but I was able to hang on to a counter. In all cases I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sameer Maheshwari ( Cardiologist)

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Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Hi, I have noticed that I have small twitches or spasms in my legs and arms all thru the day. It also happens while I am sleeping in my arms and legs and sometimes in my abdomen. It is not... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Almost every night I wake up after sleeping 4 to 5 hours with my legs aching. I try different positions and nothing seems to help. Sometimes I eventually fall back to sleep. I average less than 7 hours... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Hemang S Jani MD

I had a stroke 14 years ago. Paralysed on my right side. everything fine, except this week when I lay down to sleep, I get cramps or spasms in my legs and it really hurts. Do you know what is causing ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hemang S Jani ( Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

I have RLS, but it has been getting more irritating lately - like jerking leg movements have bemuse ... at night while sitting in a chair but mostly after going to bed. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Dalia MD

I have sciatica. But it s never caused me that much problems. .. but over the last 3-4 mths I ve had a sore back. Like spasm feelings in both legs. And feels like my muscles are beingoing pulled ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dalia ( Genetics Specialist)

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Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan MD

Do visit a doctor and get it evaluated ...as there are many causes for leg spasms/twitches. Some of the possibilities are electrolyte imbalances, Vitamin Deficiencies etc... Try taking a vitamin supplement...