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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkataranga Nallapareddygari
16 years experience Family Medicine
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Mauskop
41 years experience Neurology
Magnesium: One of the most common causes of cramps in the toes, feet, and calves is magnesium deficiency. This deficiency can also cause coldness of extremities, ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Circulation: Dehydration, over use, there are many causes.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Including not limited to dehydration, low arches, high arches, vitamin deficiencies, side effects of medications etc.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Foot cramps: Foot cramps usually comes from overworked, overstressed muscles or a deficit in blood perfusion to areas under metabolic or functional stress.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possible causes: Common causes of cramping include rigorous exercise, side effects to certain prescription medications, and calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin d ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Find the Cause: First you find the cause and then you correct it.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
41 years experience Podiatry
Night cramps: If they are at night try standing on a cold floor. If during the day when walking you may need an orthotic.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Dehydration: Vitamin deficiencies, overuse of intrinsic muscles of the foot.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many...: There can be many causes of this, but a common one is low mineral levels. Magnesium and potassium are the most common, but i suggest a nutritional eva ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several: Dehtdration, overuse, improper arch support, tight shoes.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Foot fatigue, overuse syndrome, dehydration, lack of proper support.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You can try: Wearing an arch support in case the etiology is biomechanical. Make sure you are not dehydrated. I would start with taking a magnesium supplement dail ... Read More

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