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Cramping In Legs
Pain in lower back, tingling in legs, leg spasms and muscle cramping. Could it all come from my back?
Yes it could: But if persistent you must have a neurological consult. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Burning sensation in the legs could be due to peripheral neuropathy or deficiencies of potassium,calcium or magnesium or vitamin b12, These don't usually cause burning in the abdominal region,however. If symptoms persist,see your Physician who will examine you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more
Hard to say: Potential issues include nerve entrapment, radiation from back, nutritional issues and hydration, metabolic and genetic issues like Charcot Marie tooth, vascular issues like poor circulation or poplite artery entrapment, exertional compartment syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome, and stress fractures. Since the differential is so broad, probably should get checked by a sports doc ...Read more
Possibly: Cramping behind a knee can be a symptom of DVT. There are many possible causes of cramping behind the knee. Muscle strain, joint pain, trauma,sciatica, DVT ,even strenuous activity are just a few of the possible cause of cramping behind the knee. The likelihood of having a DVT increase if there are other risk factors such immobility, surgery, trauma, other illnesses.Seek medical care if concerned. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Seek help in person: While this could be related to something like restless legs - tingling is a much less common description of symtpoms. This could also represent some sort of physical compromise of the sensory nerves of the legs but also could be some other process compromising the nerves and that's important to find out sooner rather later. Best of luck. ...Read more
My symptoms are a sore navel, lower abdomen and pelvic cramps (mild and dull mostly), pain in the legs and buttocks, nausea in the morning. pregnancy?
PAIN!: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team should be helpful for you but they might also discuss this with your Primary doctor. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted! ...Read more
Poor circulation: Number 1 reason is poor circulation. If you get out of bed, walk around a little bit and the pain goes away that is a sign. See you doctor for evaluation, don't ignore this problem. ...Read more
Blood flow: Need to evaluate by having your doctor examine the leg for flow and any abnormal pulsations. ...Read more
Will cortosone shots make leg cramps worse?My cramps have got unbareable, in my legs and some in my sides.
No: In orthopedics we mostly inject cortisone into knee and shoulders, right into the joint. There are a few other joints that we can inject in the office. Sometimes cortisone will be given as an intramuscular injection especially by primary care physicians. It is also used for trigger point injections. I have no knowledge of a direct relationship from cortisone injection and cramps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Horribel debilitating mentrual cramps in my lower abdomen and back and leg cramps so bad that it cause bowel problems and vomting ?
You need GYN eval: to find out why sx's are so severe. NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology.Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain ...Read more