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Charlie Horse Cramping
I keep getting Charlie horse type cramping and pain on the right side of my abdomen. What would cause that?
Water & stretches: Are you drinking your 2-3qts of water each day? Do you stretch before you walk your 15 min each day? If not, give it a try. If so, check in with your doc. ...Read more
Yes: Large hiatal hernias can also cause the sensation of pressure, such as trying to pass air from one part of a twisted balloon to the other. An upper GI contrast study and consultation with your doctor would be a good starting point. You should also make sure your heart is ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The last month or so I have started getting a leg cramp- charlie horse only in the left leg pretty much just when orgasm i'm a 25yr. Female
Muscle injury: When you orgasm, the muscles tense up. It is likely that this aggravates a small muscle injury which may be due to a tear, fatigue, or overuse of a portion of the muscle. I would recommend a gentle prolonged stretch of the muscle prior to sex in the future, drink plenty of liquids, and replenish any electrolytes with a sport drink. ...Read more
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I had a Charlie horse like painful muscle cramp in my hip/thigh 2 days ago. It now hurts to walk and sit. What should I do to make this pain go away?
See a doctor: Without any other information, pain of spontaneous onset caused by simple, low-impact activities such as walking or sitting should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I have a constant pain, close to my tail bone. It shoots a cramping charlie horse from my left buttoks down my leg. What can I take or do for relief
Sciatica: This is a very painful but common condition.I suspect you have a discogenic compression on a spinal nerve.I recommend gentle stretching in the hot shower, sit-up position stretch and Ibuprofen type meds.Do not expect a dr to have much more to offer in the next 4 weeks! move about to resolve fastest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having muscle spasms like Charlie horse, and ball like cramp on left foot. Extreme severe pain and reoccurring. She has a thyroid prob(overweight)?
Would low potassium cause more than just a cramp/charlie horse in one leg? On nexoum for 8 days and on lisinopril 10mg n hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 12.5. Should i worry ?
get potassium measur: Low potassium doesn't cause muscle cramps - it can cause tetany and, in extremely low levels, it can cause muscle weakness (called "periodic paralysis"). I suggest you have your potassium measured and then supplement it if it's low. Low potassium is a common cause of cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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