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I have had two chin cramps in the last month and now it feels like there is a small, painful ball under my chin. What are they? Should I be worried?

I have had two chin cramps in the last month and now it feels like there is a small, painful ball under my chin. What are they? Should I be worried?

Get a quick exam: If the problem really is "cramping" then you may need to rule out an electrolyte imbalance (eg. Calcium) which could lead to increase muscle cramping. If everything checks out okay and the muscle is really in spasm, then Botox treatments can be considered to relax the mentalis (chin) muscle safely and effectively. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Cramps, white discharge, break out on chin, period coming soon too. Are these normal symptoms?

Cramps, white discharge, break out on chin, period coming soon too. Are these normal symptoms?

possibly: Premenstrual syndrome (pms) symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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I keep getting cramp under my chin on the right side it stays for like 20 mins and during that period its very painful?

I keep getting cramp under my chin on the right side it stays for like 20 mins and during that period its very painful?

Bruxism: is a major cause of problems in the masseter as well as the other jaw muscles, including the anterior digastric. See your dentist for evaluation and night guard fabrication. ...Read more

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For years my digastric muscle under chin will cramp up and /or spasm occasionaly.Painful, uncomfortable and a little debilitating.Any ideas.Ty!?

For years my digastric muscle under chin will cramp up and /or spasm occasionaly.Painful, uncomfortable and a little debilitating.Any ideas.Ty!?

Benign: Painful cramp can occur in any skeletal muscle in the body and by and large no cause can be identified. The condition is benign though very painful. If a specific muscle can be identified then Botox injection can help. A neurologist may be able to help you there. ...Read more

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Can men get cramps?

Can men get cramps?

Uterine? No, other Y: Of course men can get cramps, just different muscles, and usually due to local electrolyte imbalance or lactate build up. ...Read more

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How to ease cramps?

How to ease cramps?

Add Magnesium: Most of us are deficient in magnesium and calcium. Get a chelated form of magnesium that is less likely to affect bowel function like magnesium glycinate which is the best absorbed. Start with two caps 2 x daily and increase as needed. Add some calcium citrate to that - 500-1000mg 2 times daily. Dietary - avoid smoking, caffeine , and alcohol which can wrosen them. ...Read more

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Why males get cramps?

Why males get cramps?

IBS: Consider irritable bowel syndrome. It is often overlooked in males and causes bowel hypersensitivity (bowel pain) and overactivity (bowel spasms). ...Read more

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How do I ease cramps?

How do I ease cramps?

Cramps: Please resubmit your question with more info. Do you refer to menstrual cramps? Or to muscle cramps like a "charlie horse"? ...Read more