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Leg cramps: Leg pain that is caused by continuous muscle contractions. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Leg cramps, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Leg cramps:
Leg pain (214 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Leg cramps:
Leg pain (214 causes), Muscle pain (956 causes), Calf pain (38 causes), Shin pain (23 causes), Foot pain (206 causes), Arachnidism, Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Hypertension due to coarctation of the aorta, Hypomagnesemia primary, Opioid withdrawal, Spastic paraplegia 4, Autosomal dominant, Spinal stenosis, Varicose veins (65 causes)
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