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What is the cause of cramp and dull pain from my left buttocks down to my feet always?

What is the cause of cramp and dull pain from my left buttocks down to my feet always?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for the pattern of pain you're describing. A careful history and thorough physical exam would be helpful in determining the cause. I would suggest you see your doc about this. The possible causes could be muscular (a fascial distortion or a pulled/strained muscle), neurological (a slipped disc in the low back, sciatica) or some combination of the two. ...Read more

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I woke up with a cramping feeling in my upper left thigh on thee outer part of the leg. What could be causing this cramp to last all day?

I woke up with a cramping feeling in my upper left thigh on thee outer part of the leg. What could be causing this cramp to last all day?

Dehydration?: There are many causes of muscle cramps. The most common one is dehydration from not drinking enough water or drinking too much caffeine or sweet drinks. The next most common cause is a vitamin or mineral deficiency. Drink plenty of water and take a multivitamin/multimineral supplement daily. Gentle stretching or yoga done regularly helps also. ...Read more

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What could be causing painful cramping inside thigh of the left leg, followed by rapid heart rate, light headednes, and sometimes passing out?

What could be causing painful cramping inside thigh of the left leg, followed by rapid heart rate, light headednes, and sometimes passing out?

Those : Those symptoms are very concerning and you need to seek out an immediate medical evaluation. You could have a blood clot in your leg, or another serious medical condition. Leg pain, rapid heart rate (tachycardia), with light-headedness/fainting are very concerning symptoms and you need to go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of cramping or sharp abdomen pains after you have a period could that be signs of pregnancy or ovulation?

What could be the cause of cramping or sharp abdomen pains after you have a period could that be signs of pregnancy or ovulation?

No, get to a doctor!: The first question an emergency physician would ask him/herself is "does jackie22 have an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy?" and the first test they would perform is a pregnancy test. Ectopic refers to a pregnancy that is outside of the uterus and is a true emergency. If you are not pregnant then we can sift through the other possibilities for your pain: infection, ovarian cyst, normal pregnancy, etc. ...Read more

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What is cause of a cramping stomarch?

What is cause of a cramping stomarch?

Lots of causes: Can be spasm, hunger, meds, irritable bowel, constipation, ulcers, inflammation, tumors of stomach, bowel, gyn can't give specifics, given the question. Check with your doc re: your cramping stomach symptoms. ...Read more