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severe muscle cramping in my hands??? Why?

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  • Posted By: quinnarun
  • March 3, 2009
  • 02:09 AM

I am only 21 yrs old, in very healthy condition. I excersise and eat good, take vitamines and stay hydrated. But for the past 2 months or so when I go to write for more than a paragraph, or use something that is not very thick, such as a nail polish brush, or a nail file...my hand cramps really bad.
I know that you can get these types of cramps from being dehydrated and not getting the right vit, or if you haven't used your small motor muscles in your hand in a while. But I draw with pencile and use charcoal, so it involves pushing and coloring. Now I can't do this for more than a few minutes.
My doctor never really gave me the time of day about it. Saying that I must be using my hand more than usual.
The cramping isn't in my fingers or wrist. It's in mainly the meaty muscle between my thumb and forefinger. It also happens in my left hand.

Any input...similar symptoms or anything.:confused: Thank you

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  • I am only 21 yrs old, in very healthy condition. I excersise and eat good, take vitamines and stay hydrated. But for the past 2 months or so when I go to write for more than a paragraph, or use something that is not very thick, such as a nail polish brush, or a nail file...my hand cramps really bad. .....Any input...similar symptoms or anything.:confused: Thank youSimilar symptoms, and they have gone on for years. Sometimes I could not drive my car - had to pull over to the side. Pain - very very bad. Hands would look like claws... I drink six ounces of water with two teaspoons of "bicarbonate of soda" dissolved. The pain and cramping goes away completely within five minutes. It is amazing.Good luck
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