Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Severe Cramps in the Leg and New Leg Cramps 39 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 39 conditions that can cause Severe Cramps in the Leg and New Leg Cramps.

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Severe Cramps in the Leg and New Leg Cramps.
  1. Anxiety Disorder
  2. Muscle Strains
  3. Venous Insufficiency
There are 15 somewhat common conditions that can cause Severe Cramps in the Leg and New Leg Cramps.
  1. Caffeine Overdose
  2. Diabetic Neuropathy
  3. Drug Side Effect
  4. Drug Toxicity
  5. Endemic Goiter
  6. Grave's Disease
  7. Heat Illness
  8. Herniated Disk
  9. Hyperthyroidism
  10. Narcotic Withdrawal
  11. Panic Attacks
  12. Peripheral Neuropathy
  13. Restless Legs Syndrome
  14. Sciatica
  15. Spinal Subluxation
There are 10 uncommon conditions that can cause Severe Cramps in the Leg and New Leg Cramps.
  1. Acute Dystonic Reaction
  2. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  3. Black Widow Spider Bite
  4. Electrolyte Imbalance
  5. Hypokalemia
  6. Parkinson's Disease
  7. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  8. Pernicious Anemia
  9. Spinal Cord Injury
  10. Type 1 Diabetes
There are 11 rare conditions that can cause Severe Cramps in the Leg and New Leg Cramps.
  1. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  2. Beriberi
  3. Chikungunya Disease
  4. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  5. End Stage Renal Disease
  6. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  7. Postphlebitic Syndrome
  8. Rhabdomyolysis
  9. Spinal Stenosis
  10. Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH
  11. Tetanus

Last Updated: Nov 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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