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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: No a hamstring injury is a tear or partial tear of the hamstring muscle / tendon w/ resultant bleeding and mild swelling( mild bruising may be seen on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Dehydration: is more likely the cause of thigh cramps in pregnancy. During pregnancy, a woman's body has to generate increased blood volume and aminotic fluid, an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Thigh cramls: Stretching exercises are the best preventables for leg cramps. If you experience leg cramps very often get checked for deficiencies of calcium and mag ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. C: Once cause of cramps could be low potassium and you can remedy that drinking fruit juice like orange juice. It is good that you exercise. Have a heal ... Read More
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Thigh cramps: I agree that stretching can help. Have an evaluation done of the back. The nerves in the back control the thigh muscles. Many sports drinks have a gre ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bananas: Try having him eat a banana a day, which will improve his potassium levels - low potassium can lead to muscle cramps. Simple stretching prior to bed ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe stenosis: Your back may have a compression of the nerves called stenosis that can make your thighs gramp with exertion and even at rest. You should have that ev ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps meralgia: paresthetica which is a peripheral nerve impingement syndrome at the anterior aspect of the iliac crest. See a rheumatologist or a neurologist
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Posssibly: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cramp: A DVT commonly presents as pain in calf. It is associated with swelling of ankle and foot. Risk factors include smoking, obesity, estrogen use also ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: I do not believe there is enough scientific evidence to draw that conclusion. I would treat menstrual cramps or menstrual related disorders the same a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Consider STD: If you have been sexually active without protection (i.e. condom) then you could have a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Most health departments w ... Read More
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