Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

137 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Suggest treatment for severe muscles cramps in the leg

Answered by
Dr. Erion Spaho

Neurologist, Surgical

Practicing since :2004

Answered : 3329 Questions

Posted on Tue, 4 Apr 2017 in Headache and Migraines
Question: I am having terrible leg cramps in my left leg. I am hydrating and doing everything I can for a normal cramp but this radiates from my upper thigh down to my calf. Intermittently. I am also having numbness and tingling in my hands and eye doctor says I have painless ocular migraines had one a few weeks ago and now this morning in right eye.. other one was in left eye I see waving lines this one went away quickly but my leg is still hurting a lot. Can't get doctor appointment til next week
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Remedies to apply until you see your Doctor.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Sometimes muscles cramps are harmless, but in certain cases, muscles cramps may be related to underlying conditions such impaired blood supply due to arteriosclerosis, nerve compression (spinal stenosis for example), electrolytes imbalance in blood.

Until you meet with your Doctor next week, to get evaluated further, is necessary to avoid physical efforts, stretching exercises are necessary, stay good hydrated, use vitamin B complex supplements.

Hope you found the answer helpful.

Kind regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  

Recent questions on  Leg cramps

doctor1 MD

hi..please help me with my fatigue issue, and also tell me why i feel pressure near eye area while i am standing, i am not a healthy eater and also have too much of coffee, and also i feel blurry vision if i sit on the computer for long. I am 27 yrs of age, delivered 1 year back, have been having neurobin for my legs cramps before pregnancy ad also i am 70 kgs and 5.4 height

doctor1 MD

My father has multiple myeloma. he s on his third month of the BiRD treatment right now with Revlmid, biaxin and dexamethazone. his BP has been low this week and tonight has dropped to 101/53. he s weak and can t keep his eyes open and has sever leg cramps. He s been fairly active since on the treatment since this particular regimen can cause blood clots. He s coherent and not dizzy at all. we can t get him to drink much, but we are thinking maybe the low bp is due to dehydration. we can t get ahold of his doctor or nurse right now. should we worry? is there anything we can do to make it come up?

doctor1 MD

My husband has really bad leg cramps at night they are also starting to bother him during the day. He has tried everything and asked every doctor what to do . He was just told 4 weeks ago that he has prostate cancer could this be the cause of his leg cramps?

doctor1 MD

I am a fibromyalgia patient who started lyrica 4 weeks ago to manage my pain symptoms; however, I am having problems with blisters in my mouth, blurred vision, leg cramps and joint pain. On top of that, I have also gained 10 pounds in these 4 weeks. Would cymbalta have the same issues, or should I try to pursue that medication (insurance denied the first attempted and wanted me to fail a trial of Gabapentin first)...

doctor1 MD

is quinine water or tablets good for muscle cramps? i get cramps in my legs and lower back and sometimes my obliques or even under my ribcage when I am doing pilates especially--it is like i have electrolyte depletion or something

doctor1 MD

I am 66 years old. I am obese . I have Diabetes high blood pressure , Bi Polar, and I guess that is about all I can remember at this time. Hopefully, I about have them all listed. 3 weeks running now I have had excruciating pain in the back of my...

doctor1 MD

have to go urant every 10 to 15 min have dhyarea day & night really bad after eating cramps in belly sides back lower back chest pain left side some time I am nashi leg cramps finger cramps & so on