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Shin spasm

Shin spasm: Introduction

Shin spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles of the shin. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Shin spasm, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Shin spasm:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Shin spasm. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Shin spasm

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Shin spasm: Symptom Checker

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Shin spasm Treatments

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Shin spasm: Animations

Shin spasm: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Shin spasm may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Shin spasm

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Misdiagnosis and Shin spasm

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see more »

Shin spasm: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Shin spasm: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Shin spasm:

The list of organs typically affected by Shin spasm may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Shin spasm

The list below shows some of the causes of Shin spasm mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Shin spasm?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Shin spasm. Of the 8 causes of Shin spasm that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Shin spasm:

The following list of conditions have 'Shin spasm' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Shin spasm?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Shin spasm, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Shin spasm:

Medical Conditions associated with Shin spasm:

Spasms (2183 causes), Muscle spasm (29 causes), Leg spasm (8 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Shin spasm:

Leg spasm (8 causes), Calf spasm (13 causes), Muscle spasm (29 causes), Shin pain (23 causes), Peripheral neuropathy (299 causes), Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Vitamin B12 deficiency, Folate deficiency (18 causes), Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord, Peripheral arterial ischemia, Beurger's disease, Muscle sprain

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