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45yr f with yellow stools and vommit, rapid onset of cramps in hands and feet with numbing sensation. What could be the cause?

45yr f with yellow stools and vommit, rapid onset of cramps in hands and feet with numbing sensation. What could be the cause?

Go to er: Depending on how long you have had these symptoms, you may have a low potassium level. That can cause cramps and can be dangerous for your heart. Go in for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes hands, feet and leg cramps?

What causes hands, feet and leg cramps?

Cramps: Can be caused by many things. The most common reasons tend to be if you are dehydrated, lack in calcium or potassium. Try increasing your fluid intake, take calcium supplements ( or eat more dairy products if u can) and a banana a day. If u are very active and sweat a lot start drinking light Gatorade to see if it will help. ...Read more

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Started getting random cramping in my feet/hands a few days ago Lots of muscle twitches as well. Not severe, but mild cramps. What can cause this?

Started getting random cramping in my feet/hands a few days ago Lots of muscle twitches as well.  Not severe, but mild cramps.  What can cause this?

Cramping: in the feet and hands can be a sign of dehydration. If it has continued and is unresolved you need to be seen by your provider for an exam, lab work and a proper diagnosis. This can also be an initial symptom of a neuromuscular issue. Get lots of fluids and be sure to eat healthy! ...Read more

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I have cramps in body I have been having cramps in hands and feet and in rib area.

I have cramps in body I have been having cramps in hands and feet and in rib area.

Muscle : Muscle cramping can be caused by dehydration, problems with electrolytes such as sodium or potassium, or hyperventilation (breathing too quickly). A patient with muscle cramping should hydrate well, supplement drinking water with sports drinks, and rest. If the cramps were persistent or the patient had other symptoms then their physician should be notified. ...Read more

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Have cramps in hands and feet every few days is it als?

Have cramps in hands and feet every few days is it als?

Nonspecific: Yes, cramps can be seen in ALS, but also in many muscle and nerve disorders, with electrolyte imbalance, and chemical changes, and medication reactions. Have your doctor analyze your current symptoms, meds, prior studies, and review your current status. Far more likely, your cramps are of benign causation. ...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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Stiffness & paralyze w cramps in both hands & feets. They close, hurt & cant move them till it passes after 6 or 8 mins.. slur speech.

Stiffness & paralyze w cramps in both hands & feets. They close, hurt & cant move them till it passes after 6 or 8 mins.. slur speech.

Periodic Paralysis: which were describing seems to be consistent with periodic paralysis which a lot of time is associated with hyperkalemia or hyperkalemia which is elevated or decreased potassium levels. Frequently this condition is genetic and thyroid dysfunction and aggravated by medications contain diuretics and or excessive potassium and take which is elevated in licorice and certain other food products ...Read more

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I got sharp pain in hands and feet and cramp what can do for this very pain?

I  got  sharp pain  in hands and feet and cramp  what can do for this very pain?

Have it evaluated.: Pain could be due to trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, inflammation, metabolic conditions (gout) musculoskeletal (bony over growth) or biomechanical abnormality, or neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly laboratory and radiology exams could determine the cause. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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