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What is the best treatment for occasional lower leg cramp?

What is the best treatment for occasional lower leg cramp?

Make sure you : Are well hydrated. I find magnesium supplements to be helpful, particularly if dealing with a night cramp. Bananas for their potassium may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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How can I naturally get rid of lower leg cramps at night?

How can I naturally get rid of lower leg cramps at night?

Maybe : If you have vein disease, which is a problem with your vein valves allowing blood to reflux backward in your legs, then correcting your vein problem problem and wearing support socks may correct your vein cramping at night. Otherwise you need to check with your family doctor or internist to find the cause of our leg cramps. Sometimes herbal meds can help some symptoms of leg cramping. ...Read more

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Prevention for lower leg cramps,m having it from 2 months. I regularly go for jogging!...

Prevention for lower leg cramps,m having it from 2 months. I regularly go for jogging!...

Could be the shoes: It very well may be the shoes or it could be how you run. I would get an evaluation on your shoes and running style. Not everyone is built to run. You really do have to learn how to do it. Some people are just born runners. May need orthotics as well. See a Podiatrist for a work up. ...Read more

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What causes muscle cramps from lower leg to hip the cramps are quite bad were toi scream?

What causes muscle cramps from lower leg to hip the cramps are quite bad were toi scream?

Muscle cramps: There are many things which cause cramping in the lower extremities, ranging from electrolyte imbalances to circulation problems to oxygenation problems including sleep apnea, etc. In order to evaluate this properly, you really should see your primary care physician or at least establish a physician relationship on HealthTap. There are many excellent treatments once the proper diagnosis is made. ...Read more

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I had a robotic hysterectomy and sling surgery one week ago. Last two nights I have lower leg cramps keeping me from sleep?

Leg cramps: Any swelling of your legs? Is it in both legs or just one. The main concern is having a blood clot in your leg called a dvt, which can break off and go to your lungs, called a pe. I would go see your doctor and maybe get an ultrasound of your legs. ...Read more

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Cramp like pain in thigh and butt area on left leg everytime get up from sitting or laying down and pain in lower leg as we'll?

Cramp like pain in thigh and butt area on left leg everytime get up from sitting or laying down and pain in lower leg as we'll?

Could B hamstrings: The hamstring muscles attach below the knee (inside ; out), and originate from the bone you sit on. Hamstring problems are common in runners, other sports where hip ; knee simultaneously extended. That said, without a thorough exam ; history, it could be many things. If it bothers u everyday, get in to see an orthopedic surgeon, sports med or rehab doc. ...Read more

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Are shin splints the same as cramps in lower leg muscles?

Are shin splints the same as cramps in lower leg muscles?

No: Shin splints occur in the front along shin, cramps occur in back in muscle belly proper ..... Usualy the gastrocnemius muscle. ...Read more