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Muscle Cramping Hydroxyurea
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I have been having severe muscle cramping several times a day and at night. What can be causing this?
Number of things: Dr. Kopes-kerr is right, statins are a common cause of leg pain. Certainly, phlebitis or even a DVT can cause leg muscle cramping, as dr. Namey said too. One of the most common symptoms of varicose veins, though, is leg muscle cramping during the night and day. If you have veins you can see in your legs, see a vein specialist (phlebologist) to get them checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I have a pain like a cramp for a few years. Under my bust left side. It happens when i turn. Feels as if its a muscle cramping. But it panickes me?
Cramping: It may be an electrolyte imbalance need to get some lab work it may also be related to some of the medications you are taking. ...Read more
Sore Muscles: I believe many of us are uncomfortable giving specific advice with the names of medicines without knowing what hurts, why, how long and other vital clues arrived at by examining you. Most sore muscles do not need aggressive pain medications but need time, stretching, and even some breathing techniques. Muscles will hurt as you work on them in exercise. ...Read more
When I snowboard, I quickly get pain located at the entire middle section of my underfoot. Feels like overused, almost cramping muscle. Diagnosis?
I have all of a sudden started feeling like my temporalis muscle trying to cramp up.It has happened twice now, once at work and once during sex...Why?
Several options: Overuse, muscle sprain/strain, and localized inflammation are possible causes. It is also possible to have pathology within the chest (for example, a lesion on the back part of the chest wall) which could result in cramping in that area. A pinched nerve (i.e. Thoracic radiculopathy) is another possibility. ...Read more
I have bad muscle cramping. I do mot know what will make it go away, i drink a lot of water. Help?
If this is: Occurring at night, a muscle relaxor such as Flexeril (also known as cyclobenzaprine) can help. Poor sleep can add to the issue as well, especially in the context of anxiety disorder. Discuss options for insomnia that can help with muscle spasm. You may also grind your teeth at night (bruxism) that can create morning time temporal headaches. If so low dose Clonazepam at night may help. Gdluc. ...Read more
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