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Foot or toe cramps or spasms

Also known as Foot Cramp

Foot or toe cramps or spasms is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of foot or toe cramps or spasms are lumbago, muscle spasm, and gout. Other possible causes, such as injury to the shoulder, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with foot or toe cramps or spasms often receive hematologic tests, radiographic imaging procedure, lipid panel, electrolytes panel, physical therapy exercises, x-ray computed tomography, hemoglobin a1c measurement and other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation) .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with foot or toe cramps or spasms include propoxyphene, botulinum toxin type a (botox), pramipexole (mirapex), indomethacin, fentanyl, oxycodone, goldenseal preparation, ginseng preparation (ginsana), sevoflurane, levocetirizine (xyzal), estrogens, conjugated (usp) / medroxyprogesterone, terconazole topical and calcium citrate .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for foot or toe cramps or spasms include race/ethnicity = other, age 75+ years, age 60-74 years, sex == female and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years almost never get foot or toe cramps or spasms.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.5x
15-29 years
0.2x
30-44 years
0.7x
45-59 years
1.9x
60-74 years
1.5x
75+ years
1.9x

Sex

Male
0.3x
Female
1.5x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.7x
Hispanic
0.3x
White
1.1x
Other
2.5x
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