I'm perimenopausal. I'm having foot cramps and a feeling in my legs most of the time like I'm going to have a bad cramp. (tingling, tightness) I've put off seeing a doctor because I assume it'll go away when I finally reach menopause and also because I really cannot take medications very well. Should I be concerned?
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The foot cramps along with tingling and tightness could be suggestive of other underlying problems associated with low back. Do not delay in visiting your doctor for thorough evaluation to see if the symptoms can be attributed to uterine problems, endometriosis etc or whether it is due to lower spine problems and sciatica. Treatment as appropriate would be started based on examination and investigation results to help you. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating doctor. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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