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Involuntary movement in leg +cramping, foot pain. What is this indicative of?

Involuntary movement in leg +cramping, foot pain. What is this indicative of?

Restless leg syndrom: Involuntary leg movement is most commonly seen at night and would be called restless leg syndrome. The cause of this condition is unknown. There are medications that can help, so see your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What causes severe leg cramping and burning pain in both legs?

What causes severe leg cramping and burning pain in both legs?

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

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Occasional lower back ache. My butt feels like it cramps. Both legs get cramp like pain on and off in calves and feet.Occasional numbness. Causes?

Occasional lower back ache. My butt feels like it cramps. Both legs get cramp like pain on and off in calves and feet.Occasional numbness. Causes?

Recommend evaluation: Symptoms may suggest lumbar spine or neuromuscular pathology caused by vitamin deficiencies or hormone and electrolyte imbalances. Questions regarding other sxs should be addressed. You could schedule a consult or see your PCP. I recommend further evaluation with lab tests including B12, CK, TSH and a basic metabolic panel as well as an MRI of lumbar spine and if negative an electromyelogram. ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain/cramping leg pain & heavy bleeding 15 days after period ended? Not on any birth control

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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My surfboard fin slammed into my calf; now an intense cramp-like leg pain wakes me several times per night, even a week after the incident. Thoughts?

Q 4 Ortho Dr 4 Dude: I will share this with our orthopedic and sports physicians. Please add information to comment about whether skin was broken, cut was clean, color of area of injury, pain on walking, etc. Thanks. Nb ht doctors: please read comments from member below my answer. ...Read more

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Stomach cramping,constipation,leg pain what kind of illness symptoms are these ?

Stomach cramping,constipation,leg pain what kind of illness symptoms are these ?

Irritable bowel, IBS: IBS syndrome may cause cramping, constipation, physical discomfort (leg pain) and emotional distress. See your PCP for examination, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Please tell me what vitamin defficiency causes leg and foot pain/cramping/soreness?

It sounds like: More than a vitamin deficiency is going on. Have you ruled out other causes? Magnesium is usually good for muscle cramps but if your complaining of pain i'd look for all possible causes. ...Read more