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Stretches and strengthening may or may not help and it depends on what the cause of the cramping is. Check with your doctor if exercises do not help...
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Sounds like it may be Neuropathy. At first, you may notice numbness, tingling, abnormal sensations, or pain in your feet.  Some people feel like...
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Most cramps can be stopped if the muscle can be stretched. For many cramps of the feet and legs, this stretching can often be accomplished by...
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From my own experience it never did with me the six years prior to my rt leg and left foot amputation.Take care of your feet though.
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Muscle cramps are very common. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to stop them completely. It makes sense to first think about the possible causes...
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I have this problem also, all the time for years now and take Furosemide and Hydrochlorothiazide for this but I am also having to really lower my...
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Lasix is a water pill that often causes you to lose minerals in your urine. A loss of calcium, potassium, magnesium...
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Possible Neuropathy in Hands and joints.  You should be checked by a Specialist to get the right diganosis.I had terrible buring in my toes and...
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Muscle cramps and charley horses are usually symptoms of not having enough potassium or other minerals in your bloodstream. They are not usually a...
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I guess the safest advice to give you is to call your surgeon's office for some guidance. On the one hand, the bruise-like mark on your lower...
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i my daughter who is now 6 had what sounds to be the same thing your daughter is going through. took 4 different doctors to find out what it was...