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What Causes Ankle Cramps
Lactic acid: The muscle contracts and spasms.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have pitted edema from my knee to my ankle on my right leg only. I have leg cramps also dull chest pain and pain between shoulder blades. Causes?
See your doctor: There are many different causes of these symptoms, the most worrisome include a problem with your heart or a blood clot. More history is needed to make an educated diagnosis, but I highly recommend you see your doctor or go to the emergency room right away to rule out the possibility of your heart or a blood clot causing these symptoms. ...Read more
Could this be a sign of blood clots? I am on the pill now for 5 months. Monday of last week i noticed an odd ache in my left calf muscle and ankle, no over exercise or stretching to cause this. Next day same thing but the cramps a little worse so i took s
It is possible. : The pill and other oral contraceptives can increase your risk of blood clot and especially so if your are a smoker. If you have swelling in that leg compared to the other or tenderness then i would have a high suspicion for a clot. Call your doc or go to a local urgent care or emergency department. If it is getting worse do not ignore it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes i get a cramp around my ankle and it causes my foot to bend inwards. What is this? Should i be worried?
Desperate to stop nocturnal leg spasms. Left ankle, right thigh cramp often. Thigh feels like string pulled taunt inside. What could cause this?
I've been having a cramp like feeling in my calf with tenderness that causes ankle aching also. X ray came back normal on lower leg after falling. ?
A good thought: Dr. Nguyen is right, a clot in a superfical or deep calf vein could certainly cause this kind of symptom. Clots might not cause anything more than tenderness and aching. If there are anhy prominent veins, any redness and/or swelling, a clot is something you want to make sure you don't have. On the other hand, it could just be a muscle strain. It is worth checking out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes a vibrating, pounding sensation in legs when lie down. Also have slightly swollen ankles and leg muscle cramps. Ty?
I recently tripped down two stairs causing me to have a sprained ankle. But now I get cramps in both legs at night that wake me up and keep me awake?
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