Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
133 Doctors are Online

Cause of cramps in legs, toes, feet, and fingers?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2010
Answered : 6247 Questions
i have been having terrible leg ,feet, toes and finger cramps wakes me up at night happen while im awake and almost ANYTIME OF DAY EVEN WHEN DRIVING CAN THAT BE LACK OF SOME TYPE OF VITAMIN
Posted Sat, 8 Mar 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer: calcium deficiency Detailed Answer: Hello Leg cramps usually happen due to deficiency of calcium and iron. I usually order blood test to check for these individual nutrients. Vitamin B12, vitamin D as well as thyroid function are other tests that order along with the above. You can take iron and calcium supplements after leaving a blood sample at the lab. Also take diet rich in iron and calcium like milk, spinach and dry fruits. Let me know if you have any other doubts. Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Doctor Now

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor