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cramps in my calf

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Left leg cramp: May be neurogenic. The sciatic nerve may be involved.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
A clot must be: In the differential diagnosis based on the location of discomfort. Hopefully, you are correct and it is a cramp of some sort, but a clot may have to b ... Read More
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Dr. Hassan Alissa
29 years experience Rheumatology
Exam first. : The history is not sufficient but certainly exam is essential before jumping to an us.
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cramps: Taking magnesium as a supplement reduces or prevents muscle cramping. Ask your physician or pharmacist to recommend a product which you can get withou ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg cramps: Nocturnal leg cramps are often caused by too tight calf muscles. Before going to bed do a fair amount of stretching of both calves to see if the noctu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Calf pain : Calf pain can be from the muscle or from problems with the nerve that connects and controls it. The nerve controlling the calf muscle comes from the b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably typical: After being in a boot for an extended period of time, calf muscles often become tight and can spasm when "waking up" and contracting more frequently. ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Could be: Intermittent caudication though it usually make your foot twist. Get checked for blood flow through legs.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP MATLEY
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See a specialist: This sounds like chronic compartment syndrome with a muscle "hernia" but occasionally compression of the artery behind the knee can cause this. Anyone ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
No normal: At your age (esp. if you have any other health issues, smoker, diabetes, blood vessel problems) and with the inactivity that comes from this injury, b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold feet: Cold feet may be a chronic complaint for some healthy people or may be due to underactive thyroid, anemia, anticoagulants(in some patients), arterial ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg : Leg cramps are common for many people. Yes, leg cramps can be occuring as a result of a blood clot in the leg (whoch decreases blood flow to the lower ... Read More
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