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Why do I get pain down my legs when I get cramps?

Why do I get pain down my legs when I get cramps?

Muscle spasms: I am assuming that the cramps you are describing are leg cramps. The large muscles in the legs experience pain when the muscles contract and don't let go, causing pain that can shoot down your legs. This can be a sign of poor circulation, abnormal salts (especially potassium, magnesium, or calcium), and should be evaluated by your primary physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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I get a spasmodic cramp under right rib when i pull my legs up while lying down on my back and it lasts 5 to 10 seconds. About 10 years with this pr?

I get a spasmodic cramp under right rib when i pull my legs up while lying down on my back and it lasts 5 to 10 seconds.  About 10 years with this pr?

Cramp: A cramping pain is usually bowel. In that area i would consider some type of hepatic flexure problem of large bowel or perhaps a problem with the second half of your stomach. After 10 years probably worth seeing someone for. ...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?

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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Pain shoots down the bk of my rt leg when standing, and get bad muscle cramps in foot. No rt compression, but have low back issues. Possible reasons?

possible muscle entr: It sounds like you may have muscle or nerve entrapment, not necessarily form the spinal cord many spinal and leg muscle may get trapped crossing bony structures and may be producing your symptoms. Orthopedic evaluation and MRI are indicated to further determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I'm 7dpiui & have only had what feels like ovary pain and at times cramps down my legs like I get before my period. Is it too early to give up hope?

Another week: You will need to wait another week to see if your period comes. If not then check a pregnancy test. Best of luck. If your pelvic pain is severe then schedule a follow up visit for testing. ...Read more

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Why is my left foot and ankle so swollen.have vericos veins and looks purpleish down foot .had cramp on inside of lft thigh.hands and legs get numb.

Why is my left foot and ankle so swollen.have vericos veins and looks purpleish down  foot .had cramp on inside of lft thigh.hands and legs get numb.

Vein problems: you are having vein problems beside your varicoses vein,your deep vein system is not working as good as it supposed to be,that why you are having the swelling and the discoloration. you need to wear knee high pressure stocking all the time,you can takes them off while you are in bed and while you are keeping your legs elevated. avoid long standing,and sitting,walk frequently.and keep your legs up. ...Read more