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What conditions could cause major leg cramps?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Several things

Tired muscles from heavy exercise, prolonged standing/working on them. Abnormalities in potassium, calcium, magnesium, dehydration, venous disease (venous insufficiency), poor arterial circulation can result in rest pain which some describe as cramping.

In brief: Several things

Tired muscles from heavy exercise, prolonged standing/working on them. Abnormalities in potassium, calcium, magnesium, dehydration, venous disease (venous insufficiency), poor arterial circulation can result in rest pain which some describe as cramping.
Dr. James Isobe
Dr. James Isobe
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

As dr. Isobe rightly said, there are many things that can cause leg cramps.
However, venous insufficiency is a more common cause of leg cramps that calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium defiencies combined.

In brief: Many things

As dr. Isobe rightly said, there are many things that can cause leg cramps.
However, venous insufficiency is a more common cause of leg cramps that calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium defiencies combined.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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