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my big toe cramps

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Berliner
29 years experience Podiatry
Go see your doctor o: It is hard to answer your question without more information. "cramps" int he feet could be the cause of something simple like overuse with muscle tig ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Could be a few : Different things, a better answer could be served up with an in office exam, but around the big toe you may have a functional hallux limitis, anterior ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Back
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Foot cramping : There could be many possibilities to your symptoms. One common possible reason is dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. You should review your symp ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Unknown: You can get a long list of causes, but it is mostly speculation. This is important because specific treatment is seldom available. Aging and pregnancy ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Well that is : Ll part of the cramp, the muscle goes into a spasm...
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
21 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 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 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Find the Cause: First you find the cause and then you correct it.
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Foot fatigue, overuse syndrome, dehydration, lack of proper support.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
This might depend on: What position you are engaging in as you may be stretching the foot for longer periods of time....however, without getting into that I would try takin ... Read More

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