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aching legs

I have been told that I need to see a neurologist because my doppler and nerve conduction tests came back fine on my legs.  
What could be the nagging aches during the day and at night awful sharp pains in my shins.  I tried putting a pillow under them last night and I could sleep for a couple of hours, but the pain wakes me up.  I'm miserable.
Why a neurologist??
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      Thanks for writing in. Aching legs with no abnormality found in blood circulation and on nerve conduction tests could be due to restless leg syndrome. It can be caused due to use of caffeine, iron deficiency, smoking, obesity, polyneuropathy, vitamin deficiencies, hypothyroidism etc.
You need to see a physician and a neurologist to evaluate all the causes for restless leg syndrome and advise on treatment.
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