Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Muscle Cramps and Muscle Stiffness 14 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 14 conditions that can cause Muscle Cramps and Muscle Stiffness.

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There are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause Muscle Cramps and Muscle Stiffness.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Fibromyalgia
  3. Heat Illness
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Muscle Cramps and Muscle Stiffness.
  1. Parkinson's Disease
  2. Schizophrenia
  3. Seizures
  4. Tonic Clonic Seizure
There are 7 rare conditions that can cause Muscle Cramps and Muscle Stiffness.
  1. Adrenoleukodystrophy
  2. Huntington's Disease
  3. Kernicterus
  4. Malignant Neuroleptic Syndrome
  5. Polio
  6. Rhabdomyolysis
  7. Tetanus

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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