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Wednesday, March 16, 2011 ljoyn3, Community Member, asks

Q: Why Am I Having Pain In My Legs?

I woke up this morning with a very sharp pain in my left leg and it felt like it went all the way to the bone. It has happened several times.
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Cort, Health Guide
3/18/11 1:01pm

There are lots of things that could cause this. Because the nerves that feed the legs exit the lower back in one area a nerve impingement there, possibly caused by sleeping in a strange position, can cause pain in the leg.

 

If this is similar to a big muscle cramp you might try drinking more fluids at night and see if that helps. There's really no telling until you see a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck! 

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may roberts, Community Member
2/16/12 9:28am

I woke up this morning with a very sharp pain in my lower left side of my leg

and it went all the way the bone and traveled all the way to my thigh, this never happen before.

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By ljoyn3, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/16/12, First Published: 03/16/11