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cramps in feet and toes at night

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
There are a: Few possibilities. I would first attempt a magnesium supplement before bedtime.Magox400 mg is a good brand.
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Well that is : Ll part of the cramp, the muscle goes into a spasm...
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Cramps: Cramping in the foot can be as simple as biomechanical dysfunction which causes muscles/tendons to work harder, thus causing strain and fatigue. Try ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Potassium, Magnesium: Cramping at night, especially in bed otherwise known as nocturnal night cramps is often caused by a defficiency in potassium or magnesium. Foods high ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sutherland
28 years experience General Practice
Plantar fasciitis : This is likely inflammation of the tendons and muscles on the bottom of your feet. Medical name plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises, ice therapy, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
See doc: Possible causes include vascular insufficiency and peripheral neuropathy. See your primary care doctor to begin the evaluation. This is not likely to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Usually: A defficiency in potassium or magnesium. Consult with your physician. You will be evaluated and the problem can be resolved.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Tight shoes: I would check to make sure the shoes fit properly. If the shoes are too tight they may cause symptoms such as pain and irritation. There are plenty ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: You may be dehydrated or be deficient in potassium.
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Nocturnal leg cramps: multiple causes and deserves further medical evaluation- breathing or hyperventing can be only one cause: metabolic issues, electrolyrs issues, muscle ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Stretch: Stretch, and more stretch.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Weight Mgmt critical: Our feet are made up of 26 bones and lots of ligaments and very small muscles & tendons that attach them to the bones.That means that being overwe ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not gout: Gout is very unlikely. Have a rheumatologist evaluate it.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Joint pain: Pain in hands and feet with swelling that gets worse with exercise needs to be evaluated for various causes to include inflammatory joint disease, th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Common Symptoms: These are very common symptoms for hypothyroidism. Fatigue or weakness, lethargy, cold intolerance, weight gain despite diminished food intake, leg sw ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Considerations: Based on your description, could consider evolving peripheral neuropathy, but other thoughts could include spinal cord problem such as multiple sclero ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Lack of motion : usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will effect the size and color o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See your doctor: If you've noticed this condition happening, with no improvement over the last few days, you need to contact your doctor.S/he will be able to work you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Numbing of hands ins: You need to see a spine specialist to r/o any reason for spine bones to compress upon the nerves to cause those symptoms. Once that is ruled out; ot ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Arthritis. If you are a smoker, diabetic, have high cholesterol you may want to talk to your doctor about getting your circulation checked. Sometimes ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Circulation issue: Sounds like a problem with your circulation. When you stand up or walk, gravity assists in bringing blood through your legs and feet. When you sleep ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Is your : Diabetes under control ? Are you exercising and eating appropriately?
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
See your doctor: Tingling and numbness might be due to spinal issues and/or peripheral neuropathy. While annoying you do not want this to worsen. Seeing your doctor ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Night pain: When patient's are concerned of leg pain only at night, the first thing i think of is peripheral vascular disease. If it's pvd, the pain would be fr ... Read More
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