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i moved furniture and later that night I had charley horse pains on upper right side

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not enough info!: How long have you had this? Have you overexerted? Do you have cough or cold symptoms? Are you short of breath? If you have pain with every breath, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Tonic water helps: muscle cramps.Drink a 6 pack over the next few days and if not improved,seek medical attention.Are you taking any diuretics or have any reason to be d ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: If you are having that much pain, I certainly would be urgently seen and fully evaluated; there are multiple potential causes.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See your physician : you need to see your physician. This could either be on top of the chest wall in the muscle or what we call costrochonditis or to be within the lung a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thiru Annaswamy
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Strained muscle: It's probably a strained muscle which is in spasm. I recommend stretching and icing (if needed).
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Night cramps: Most people who have night cramps can get relief with calcium.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
39 years experience Preventive Medicine
Magnesium!: Leg cramps are usually due to a magnesium deficiency. I would suggest 400 mg of either magnesium aspartate, magnesium citrate, magnesium glycinate, m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Phlebitis or Bust.: Best not to worry whether or not it's a charley horse or not. Be concerned if it is a blood clot. It's a perfect location and the symptoms match. You ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Try Bannanas: Frequent cramps can be due to subtle electrolyte disturbances. In muscle cramps the biggest offenders are typically low potassium and calcium. You can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
She can be right: Calf pain can be a sign of a blood clot also called thrombophlebitis. Your pulses would be Ok with a blood clot. the calf location is suggesti ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Blood tests: Some times this sort of thing is caused by electrolyte abnormalities (low calcium, magnesium, or potassium) so you might be able to prevent them by vi ... Read More

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