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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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I have severe tingling in legs in the evening?

I have severe tingling in legs in the evening?

Seek help in person: While this could be related to something like restless legs - tingling is a much less common description of symtpoms. This could also represent some sort of physical compromise of the sensory nerves of the legs but also could be some other process compromising the nerves and that's important to find out sooner rather later. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I'm having extreme leg cramps and feet cramps and also in some of my fingers?

I'm having extreme leg cramps and feet cramps and also in some of my fingers?

Dehydration: Cramps can simply be from dehydration or fatigue. Things to worry about would be early neuropathy symptoms like burning and tingling as well as cramps. I would see your doctor and have some labs checked as well as a good neurological examine. ...Read more

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What causes severe cramps in both legs and dizziness?

What causes severe cramps in both legs and dizziness?

Many causes: There are many possibilities such as dehydration low potassium and calcium. Thyroid disease anemia etc...You need to see your doctor ...Read more

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Ive been having slight numbness stiffness & cramping in my middle toes & severe pain in balls of feet especially when walking after sleep?

Ive been having slight numbness stiffness & cramping in my middle toes & severe pain in balls of feet especially  when walking  after sleep?

Pain and cramping: There can be several causes to this, and some may involve subtle changes in your electrolytes for example. Get an evaluation with some routine testing of your Electrolytes (potassium levels, etc) . Other s causes can be evaluated and tested for too. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What ailment can cause severe pain in feet, toes, and lower legs?

What ailment can cause severe pain in feet, toes, and lower legs?

Many possibilities: Various forms of arthritis, circulatory or neuropathic conditions are some. See podiatrist for a start toward figuring it out. ...Read more

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34 yrs women. Severe legs pain from knees to feet in both legs.no varice.sometimes mild lower back pain.it make worst with bowel movement or gas.

34 yrs  women. Severe legs pain from knees to feet in both legs.no varice.sometimes mild lower back pain.it make worst with bowel movement or gas.

Requires examination: Highly suggestive of lumbar disc issues; however circulatory and neurological issues must be rules out. ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain in the legs and feet at night?

What causes  severe joint pain in the legs and feet at night?

Many things: Arthritis. If you are a smoker, diabetic, have high cholesterol you may want to talk to your doctor about getting your circulation checked. Sometimes other issues such as with the thyroid or nerve related issues from the spine (herniated discs, sciatica) can cause these to develop. If the leg pain is worse in bed (with cramps) or with prolonged walking, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Can a high arch in feet cause muscle pain in legs and feet?

Can a high arch in feet cause muscle pain in legs and feet?

Yes: Try wearing arch supports or orthotics and make sure you stretch. I.E achilles tendo stretching, calf stretches etc. ...Read more

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What can cause severe, dull, aching pain, and cramping in the lower abdomen?

What can cause severe, dull, aching pain, and cramping in the lower abdomen?

Ovarian, bladder: The severe, dull, aching pain and cramping pains in the abdomen are often associated with bladder infections. This could also be related to causes affecting uterus and ovaries such as ovarian cysts and fibroid of the uterus. If you have family history of kidney and bladder stones, consider that as well. Visit with your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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Horribel debilitating mentrual cramps in my lower abdomen and back and leg cramps so bad that it cause bowel problems and vomting ?

Horribel debilitating mentrual  cramps in my lower abdomen and back and leg cramps so bad that it cause bowel problems and vomting ?

You need GYN eval: to find out why sx's are so severe. NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology.Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain ...Read more

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Cramps and stiffness in fingers. Also have constant aches in my upper thighs. ?

Cramps and stiffness in fingers. Also have constant aches in my upper thighs. ?

Needs to be checked : Cramps and stiffness in fingers needs to be checked by your doctor or a rheumatologist to rule out Rheumatoid Arthritis.I suggest you make an Appontment to diagnose or rule out this condition so that you can be appropriately treated ...Read more

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With rsd, lupus, chronic edema in feet, I follow with severe, seizing cramps in hands and feet...Like small "charlie horses?!?"

With rsd, lupus, chronic edema in feet, I follow with severe,  seizing cramps in hands and feet...Like small "charlie horses?!?"

Decreased oxygen: With the rsd, lupus and chronic edema this would naturally lead to some kind of compromise of blood flow to the feet. When the blood flow is diminished, this will decrease the amount of oxygen to the feet and hands while building up Lactic Acid that leads to your charlie horses/cramps. See your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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I am experiencing stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen) and severe back pain. ?

I am experiencing  stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen)  and severe back pain.
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Severe?: If your symptoms are severe then you should see a Dr soon. There are a wide range of possibilities including pregnancy-related (ectopic pregnancy being the most concerning). You can do a home pregnancy test to fairly conclusively exclude this. Try some over the counter pain relief medicines and if still not resolving then a consult with a Dr is a good idea. ...Read more

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Can fibromyalgia cause severe tingling in the feet?

Can fibromyalgia cause severe tingling in the feet?

Yes: While the feet are not one of the classic trigger points for fibromyalgia pain, it is not uncommon for patients with this condition to develop numbness/tingling in their arms, legs and/or feet. However, other conditions can cause this sensation, so see your clinician for a physical examination and possibly other tests to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Constant muscle spasms 4 month entire body mostly legs and back tingling numbness in feet fatigue painful muscle cramps also pars defect l5- the cause

Constant muscle spasms 4 month entire body mostly legs and back tingling numbness in feet fatigue painful muscle cramps also pars defect l5- the cause

Spinal stenosis: A pars defect, may be associated with a spondyloslisthesis or slip of the vertebrae and if so may cause muscle spasms, pinched nerves, radiculopathy, and ultimately disability and neuorological injury. Needs appropriate evaluation to define recommended treatment. ...Read more

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Severe leg pain & edema this summer with no known cause. Asthmatic. Now experiencing severe pain in legs & feet when hiking, walking distances. Cause?

Severe leg pain & edema this summer with no known cause. Asthmatic. Now experiencing severe pain in legs & feet when hiking, walking distances. Cause?

Circulation?: If you have severe pain that limits your ability to walk and improves when you rest you need to have the arteries and pulses in your legs checked. If that turns out to be normal it may be a problem coming from your spine and that is what I would check next. ...Read more