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Every night I wake up with bad leg cramps. What shouldi do?

Every night I wake up with bad leg cramps. What shouldi do?

Common: Leg cramps are a common problem. The cause is unknown, though. Try magnesium supplement, tonic water with quinine, potassium supplements may help. Local heat or topical rub such as bengay/icyhot or voltaren (diclofenac) gel may be of some relief. Avoid exercise before bedtime. ...Read more

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Every night I get a really bad left leg cramp that wakes me. When II get up in the morning II can barely put any weight on it.What does this mean?

Every night I get a really bad left leg cramp that wakes me. When II get up in the morning II can barely put any weight on it.What does this mean?

Nutrition?: Could be lack of calcium in your diet, could be pinched nerve from your lower back, less likely vascular. Try stretching, strengthening, adequate calcium, or a glass of tonic water before bed. ...Read more

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My legs and feet are cramping bad sometime my feet will get stuck or I'll wake up in pain. Only thing to stop it right away is buring hot water. ?

My legs and feet are cramping bad sometime my feet will get stuck or I'll wake up in pain. Only thing to stop it right away is buring hot water. ?

Not reassuring: If you are cramping that bad a doctor should check your circulation as well as neurological status. Id seek urgent care today if you are having severe pain at this point! ...Read more

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I have really bad leg cramps ever night.I have tried every thing I know to do. It is several times a night in both legs at the same time, knees down ?

Seek medical help: Cause of calf cramping may be tired muscles after prolonged standing, abnormalities in blood chemistry (potassium, calcium, magnesium), dehydration, simply tired muscles from exercise, and venous incompetence. Preferably, see a phlebologist to have your legs evaluated, starting with ultrasound of the veins in your legs. ...Read more

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