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Causes Of Thigh Cramps
MANY possible causes: The cause can be musculoskeletal (adductor strain/overstretched muscle, hip arthritis), inguinal hernia, peripheral vascular disease (poor blood supply), lumbar disc disc with radiculopathy, even kidney stones.Cramps tend to be more chemically related from inadequate calcium/magnesium/potassium, dehydration, muscle fatigue.Lots of running is associated & good stretching can help.See doc if persist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 56 yr old female and for the past 2 1/2 wks. have been having severe outer thigh cramps upon standing after sitting/laying,lasting 20-40 sec.
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, and take in a great deal of fluid to remain well hydrated. Dehydration commonly causes muscle cramps and is leading cause of preterm contractions. Drink a large glass of water, and relax. Labor will begin soon enough. ...Read more
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 back of thigh or below knee).Cramping can occur secondary to the injury or can be related to metabolic reasons etc. See your physician. Best of luck! ...Read more
Right upper thigh cramps, for no reason is a symptom of? I do have polyneuropathy, ridiculoneuropathy. Could it be a vascular problem? No blood clots.
My husband who is 56 keeps getting severly painful cramps mostly in his thighs and sometimes his calfs. What could be the cause of that?
Many : Can be many things from electrolyte disturbances, magnesium deficiency, potassium deficiency, vascular compromise or even nerve impingement in back. Dehydration is usually the common cause. Try hydration and if not better see physician to check out these other possibilities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For the past two days, I have noticed that my upper left thigh starts to cramp in the middle of my workout. What are possible causes of this?
Can sciatica cause cramp like pain in back of thigh when getting up or straighten my back up get pains in thigh calf and butt?
Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?
Yes: Herniated disks that are cause of sciatica pain typically get worse with sitting, bending at the waist, and definitely worse with bending/twisting and raising a heavy object. Try avoiding these positions/activities initially. Typically most herniated disk pain improves on its own by 3-6 weeks. If still bothering you then i recommend seeing your doctor for further imaging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Desperate to stop nocturnal leg spasms. Left ankle, right thigh cramp often. Thigh feels like string pulled taunt inside. What could cause this?
My period is 5 days away. Woke up with light spoting after sex with my husband. It gone now but still have cramps, and thigh pain? Possibel causes??
A fall caused a crack in my kneecap while out-of-town. I waited a week to see the doc. I have extreme muscle cramps in my thigh. Is that a concern?
It could be: The four muscles of the quadriceps the patella, the patellar tendon all the other soft tissues attaching to the patella , the tibial tuberosity form the extensor mechanism, so no surprise if you have some cramps in the leg. The spasm of those muscles could separate the fracture more and increase the injury. ...Read more
Causes of back pain (L4 downwards) painful back of thighs & calf cramp mainly in 1 leg, worse when sitting & lying down compared to waking/moving?
What would cause server leg cramp . Deep in the thigh bone down to back of calve muscles and hurts to walk?
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