Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Severe Leg Swelling and Cramps in Muscles 11 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 11 conditions that can cause Severe Leg Swelling and Cramps in Muscles.

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Severe Leg Swelling and Cramps in Muscles.
  1. Venous Insufficiency
There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Severe Leg Swelling and Cramps in Muscles.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Heat Illness
  3. Peripheral Neuropathy
  4. Pregnancy
There is 1 uncommon condition that can cause Severe Leg Swelling and Cramps in Muscles.
  1. Peripheral Vascular Disease
There are 5 rare conditions that can cause Severe Leg Swelling and Cramps in Muscles.
  1. Beriberi
  2. End Stage Renal Disease
  3. Medullary Cystic Disease
  4. Postphlebitic Syndrome
  5. Rhabdomyolysis

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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