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Pinetops, NC
A 43-year-old female asked:

I have lower leg pain at night. i have taken advil (ibuprofen) but it does not help . i have high blood pressure can that be the cause?

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Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Not really: High BP will not cause any symptoms unless really severe, and not in the legs. Many people have this, unrelated to any other problem. Cramps at night are difficult to treat. Try massage and exercise.
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