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Had Surgery Now Have Cramping In Both Legs Ever Since Four Days Out
I had a very severe case of cellulitis in both legs about 10 days after back surgery. It has now evil over into RSD or CSRS Type 1. This is 4 months.
Need more info: RSD is a diagnosis of exclusion, not enough symptoms are available to point towards a specific issue but b/l RSD is unusual and more common to get compression neuropathies vs critical illness polyneuropathy vs antibiotic related polyneuropathy. You need to see a neurologist for a thorough intake, exam, labs, emg/ncs to get to the right diagnosis so you can be treated appropriately. ...Read more
3 months of on and off cramps, dull aches in both legs, now heaviness in 1 leg for the past 2 days, had 2 negative d dimers in dec. Still fear a clot?
Clot unlikely: A negative d-dimer test is good for excluding blood clots. However, that does not help in knowing the cause of your symptoms. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Had RFV done to both legs last week and now my feet are swelling and cramping/pain at site of surgery. Ultrasound came back normal on followup. Help?
Go back to doctor: Go back to where you had this procedure done. Tell them you need an emergency appt. You do not give me enough medical history ...Read more
I recently tripped down two stairs causing me to have a sprained ankle. But now I get cramps in both legs at night that wake me up and keep me awake?
I had a Da Vinci hysterectomy. Have had leg pain since waking up from surgery. It doesn't feel like DVT but more like cramping in both legs. My left thigh is worse. What could be the cause?
Leg pain: I would still get evaluated by your doctor and probably get a venous duplex of your legs just to be sure you don't have a dvt. ...Read more
Acid buildup: While under anesthesia, the legs are bent and there is a decrease in blood return from the legs. Waste products like Lactic Acid build up. There is a decrease in blood supply and oxygen levels are lower, compounding the problem. After surgery, the legs are straightened, and blood and lymph fluids begin moving. Muscle cramping occurs during this time, when the local pH is low. ...Read more
I cycle to work everyday. I cycle about 12miles in total there and back. On my days off I get cramping pains in the top of both legs. Why?
Try a stretch: For example, sit on the backs of your heels and lean all the way back to stretch your quadriceps muscles, each morning and nighttime, whether or not you bike. See if this helps. ...Read more
Is venous insufficiency greater than 5cm/sec in gsv and ssv of both legs and attributes considered mild or moderate or severe require closure surgery
Yes specifically if you're having symptoms-throbbing, heaviness, tiredness, aching, cramping, swelling, and itching sensation of the lower extremities.
Thermal ablation procedure would be recommended based on this information. ...Read more
I had a robotic hysterectomy and sling surgery one week ago. Last two nights I have lower leg cramps keeping me from sleep?
Cabg 11 months ago. Having a lot of cramps and pain in arms and legs. Is this common after this type of surgery?
Sternal area discomfort can persist, but usually has declined by 3-4 months.
Vein harvest sites in the legs can be a nuisance with healing and numbness but not usually cramps.
You probably need a vascular exam. Since you had heart disease, you have some other risk factors and may have something else going on. ...Read more
After 2 knee replacements, I have numbness in both legs, years after surgery. I feel very clumsy and afraid of falling. What could it be?
Had severe leg/foot cramping. Shots given, left foot. Dev hammertoe! Dr rec surgery. 3mo. Later, dr refuses surgery &rt foot dev hmrtoe! What can I do?
See another doctor: See another doctor, preferably an md trained in foot and ankle. Sounds like you saw a podiatrist. ...Read more
I had surgery on my left knee 2 years ago from childhood torture when I bend on both knees my leg cramp its in my hamstring area how can this be fixed?
Painful spasms or cramps in both legs since two days. Taken muscle relaxant (methocarbamol) as per doctor's advice but pain is still same. Causes?
Electrolytes: If the medicine is not helping, you can stop it. Did your MD check your electrolyte levels? Are you dehydrated? What is your exercise level? The cause of your cramps and spasms should be established before continuing any medication that is not helping. ...Read more
Woke up with charlie horses in both legs three days ago. Legs still cramping throughout day. I eat plenty of bananas and drink lots of water. Help?
Have copd, asthma, am clastrophobic have cramps in my legs after venous closure surgery. Worried about dobutamine stress test & thinking of cancelling?
Stress Test: For this test you will not have to run or walk on the treadmill. They will give you medicine to elevate your heart rate. The machine they will use to take pictures of your heart is wide open and will not enclose you. I have had this test myself several times. If you are really nervous your doctor can give you a medicine to relax you before the test. You will do great. ...Read more
I'm 14 yrs. Post acl surgery on both knees. I'm 30 yrs. Old and have lower leg shin pain in both legs after work. Any suggestions?
Shin pain: Could be 'shinsplints'. https://www. Gstatic. Com/healthricherkp/pdf/shin_splints. Pdf ...Read more
Mild cramping in both legs, cramping stopped, but both legs are very tender and feel as if they're bruised all over. Is this a serious concern?
My patner had colonscopy two weeks ago, but she has been feeling pain in both legs since last week, like a cramp and pins and neddle. Please help?
Call doctor: She need to call her doctor asap and discuss this with them. ...Read more
What is the possible cause of leg cramping? My dad experienced it lately at night and suffer painful cramp both legs. He's 59.
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