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The urge to stretch on arms and legs causing stress and makes me feel uncomfortable and its tiring

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: May 22, 2021 5:29 PM
Anonymous 2 months

so im turning 20 this year and i get the urge to stretch my legs and arms when im about to sleep or rest…it started long time ago but it was not as serious as today… i usually take melatonin gummies, so once i feel sleepy, i tend to just sleep and forget the urge to stretch but today, even with melatonin gummies i woke up after around 2hours of sleep and it is so uncomfortable…i feel like i want to cut both of my arms and legs so i dont feel like stretching it anymore…this also cause me stress because i want to sleep but i cant…read it on google stating that it might be restless body syndrome but im not sure but if so can i please get a medication :sob: i cant go to the nearest clinic/hospital because im currently positive covid19 so yeah pls help me thank you

Dr Sri Viknarajan 2 months
General Practitioner

Hello and thank you for addressing your concern.

First and foremost we sincerely sympathize & truly understand your concern about your current discomfort. According to your statement, we believe a thorough clerking, investigation and examination needs to be done first in order to clearly understand what we are facing at the moment. Correspondingly, we apologize if the following might only touch the surface of the underlying problem.

It might be linked to a neurological, psychiatrical or even an underlying health abnormalities to which further analysis must take place accordingly.

Get a good rest with a definite restful sleep, that your dearly needed.

With that being said I hope you would take the extra initiative to contact our doctor using this link (DoctorOnCall) in order to maximise the help that you can get.

Stay strong and sharp, whilst in the meantime our Care Consultants will be in touch with you privately to assist you and provide you with more in-depth options regarding your fathers’ current health.

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Last Updated: Sat May 22 2021 17:29:57 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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