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28 Jul 2008

Twitching Leg
Hi There
I need some info on the following. My hubby have the problem that when he lay down to sleep his one leg just behind the knee start to get a lame feeling, then if start to pain and then the twitching start. This is causing hin to have sleep disorder , The twitching are geting worse.
Any one that can help?
Saartje
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Saartjie
It sounds to me as if your husband has pressure on one of the nerve roots when he lies down - let his GP do a lower back x/ray to see if there is narrowing of the disc between L3/ L4/L5 vertebra?
Dr Bets
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