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What causes foot cramping? I have type 1 diabetes and have had a PANCREATECTOMY.

What causes foot cramping?  I have type 1 diabetes and have had a PANCREATECTOMY.

Neurologic or Muscle: How many years have you had type one diabetes? What is your a1c? How has your control been over the years? I see you have high blood pressure and take Hydrochlorothiazide? When was your potassium last checked? Low potassium is a side effect of Hydrochlorothiazide and can cause cramping like this. Definitely see your doc and have K+ (Potassium) checked ...Read more

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Can weak foot arches cause calf cramping? I have eds 3 and was thinking my sciatica was caus but noticed arch in that foot collapses with weight on it

Can weak foot arches cause calf cramping? I have eds 3 and was thinking my sciatica was caus but noticed arch in that foot collapses with weight on it

Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. Thats said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read more

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What causes foot cramps?

What causes foot cramps?

Many things: Including not limited to dehydration, low arches, high arches, vitamin deficiencies, side effects of medications etc. ...Read more

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What causes foot cramps/pains?

What causes foot cramps/pains?

Foot cramps: Foot cramps usually comes from overworked, overstressed muscles or a deficit in blood perfusion to areas under metabolic or functional stress. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause me to suddenly develop foot cramps in both feet ?

Is there anything that can cause me to suddenly develop foot cramps in both feet ?

Cramps : Dehydration electrolyte issues ( calcium , magnesium , potasium ) foot strain plantar fascitis most muscles that control the feet are in the leg there are intrinsic mucles of the feet i would see a podiatrist if it continues. ...Read more

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What can cause horrible foot cramps?

What can cause horrible foot cramps?

Dehydration: Vitamin deficiencies, overuse of intrinsic muscles of the foot. ...Read more

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What is the cause of foot cramps in general?

What is the cause of foot cramps in general?

Usually due 2 a temp: episode of dehydration alone or with electrolyte imbalance, hence GATORADE. This helps in consumed B4 exercise as well as during. Those that just happen like in bed or sometimes @ inopportune times. These R due 2 the same, but later after exertion of a specific muscle, common comes on with a stretch. Causes a sudden reflex 2 oppose the muscle. Happned 2 me in court once, jury had a laugh. SIGHHHH ...Read more

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What can cause leg and foot cramps?

What can cause leg and foot cramps?

Vessels and nerves: If there is intermittent circulation going to a muscle, it is not going to be "fed" properly and the efficiency in the muscle function may be compromised. Twitching is plausible and can result in cramping. Talk to your PCP and a consult with a vascular specialist may be needed, especially if you have other medical history, like diabetes. ...Read more

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Would myositis cause a constant, permanent foot cramp?

Would myositis cause a constant, permanent foot cramp?

Unlikely: There are diseases of the distal (e.g., leg/foot) muscles, but these are quite rare. Calcium, magnesium deficiency would be more likely. ...Read more

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What are the causes of leg and foot cramps in the middle of the night?

What are the causes of leg and foot cramps in the middle of the night?

Foot cramps: Leg and foot cramps can be caused by many different things such as low potassium to nerve problems to circulation problems. You need some blood work and possible doppler to check for circulation problems unless you already suffer from systemic issues you have not disclosed. ...Read more

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