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Why do I experience terrible behind-the-knee cramps sometimes?

Why do I experience terrible behind-the-knee cramps sometimes?

Need more info: Muscle cramps may be due to nerve changes, mineral imbalance of alteration in blood supply, among other causes. Please visit this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/muscle-cramp/ds00311. ...Read more

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I've been having period symptoms of knee pain, cramps but my cramps are worse and I have headaches my period isn't for a week?!

I've been having period symptoms of knee pain, cramps but my cramps are worse and I have headaches my period isn't for a week?!

Knee pain usually is: Not associated with pms but headaches and cramps can be. Wonder if you have a mild viral infection? ...Read more

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Can steroid injections in your knees cause muscle cramps? Any answers appreciated!

Can steroid injections in your knees cause muscle cramps? Any answers appreciated!

Possible, not common: Among the possible side effects of corticosteroids are muscle cramps. This is not a common reaction. If the cramps are bothersome, it would be wise to consult the Dr. who injected your knees. She would want to know. ...Read more

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I feel leg cramps and knee pain.and a tingling sensation on my left buttocks.what is it?thanks

I feel leg cramps and knee pain.and a tingling sensation on my left buttocks.what is it?thanks

Could be different: things. Time to go in for a check up and have it examined, tested, and your PCP may need to further assess what's going on. It can range from sciatica, to electrolyte deficiency, to tendonitis, or any number of things best examined physically to get immediate relief. If it's musculoskeletal, it will be easier to solve, and treat. Get a 2nd opinion from an osteopathic doctor specializing in NMM. ...Read more

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Period 2 days late protected sex no faults in condom, surgey on knee a month ago, cramps low bk pain, pregnant or period arriving soon? White discharge

Period 2 days late protected sex no faults in condom, surgey on knee a month ago, cramps low bk pain, pregnant or period arriving soon? White discharge

Possibly: You could possibly be pregnant, but unlikely if condom was used correctly. You can get a urine pregnancy test to be sure. Your period should arrive soon hopefully. If your discharge is a lot, get it checked by your GYN or doctor. ...Read more

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Knee cracked hard now I have stinging below the knee cap and leg cramps?

Knee cracked hard now I have stinging below the knee cap and leg cramps?

Many thoughts: You may have had the patella slip sideways or may have had a piece of cartilage get caught between the upper and lower leg bones. If there is no swelling, heat or redness, one may wish to ice the knee, take some Ibuprofen type medications for pain and rest the joint as much as possible for a few days. If this doesn't work, get seen by pcp or ortho doc. ...Read more