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What causes eye pain and muscle spasms in the legs?

I have stabbing pains in my eyes in my brain in my eyes jerk around sometimes I also and losing use of my fingers and toes have spasms in most muscles in and legs. I also have inflammation in all of my joints with pain . I also have shortness of breath and chest discomfort on exertion I also I m dragging my feet and I feel like I m going to fall over to the left.I sometimes feel like I am in slow motion.I also have fatigue very very bad.I also feel like insects are biting my face and crawling on my arms and legs. I have brain fog I forget things all the time ,I cannot find words and also slur words at times.I have pain in my feet when I walk as well as numbness and tingling. I also get stabbing pains in my leg muscles that stop me in my tracks and I have to wait for the pain to go away before moving again. i have to walk very slow and my gait is odd. I drop things all the time.I seem to run into walls at door ways and close doors on my self.I also do not feel well most of the time,nausea,loose stools ,diareahea. if i work in my yard I will have no energy for 2-3 days after and may sleep night and day.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019
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General Surgeon 's  Response

Leg cramps are a common and usually harmless condition where the muscles in your leg suddenly become tight and painful.

It usually occurs in the calf muscles and in most cases there is no obvious cause of it If it happens sporadically then there is no need for any treatment or tests.

But if this is common and affect your daily routine then some measures should be taken.

In some cases, there may be predisposing conditions such can be seen in pregnancy, after exercise and certain types of medication, such as statins or in liver disease.

The best way to manage this is to stretch your muscles regularly. In some cases, magnesium or calcium supplements may help Have enough fluids and avoid long sitting, regulate body mass.

In cases of progression or if there won't is an improvement, you need to see a doctor, to rule out some neuropathies or vascular disorders which are much less common but should be considered if there won't be an improvement on these measures that I have mentioned.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Ivan R. Rommstein, General Surgeon
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